A person walks past art at 18th on the Pink Line, in Pilsen

Train iconPink Line ‘L’

The Pink Line operates rapid transit service, daily, from 54th/Cermak (in Cicero, IL) to the downtown Chicago Loop.

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Hours of operation:

 

Weekdays

Saturday

Sunday/Holiday

Between 54th/Cermak and Downtown
54th/Cermak to Loop 'L'

4:00a-1:00a

5:00a-1:00a

5:00a-1:00a

Loop 'L' to 54th/Cermak

4:25a-1:25a

5:25a-1:25a

5:25a-1:25a

 

Timetables

Route-wide timetable brochure (pdf)Web-based text timetables from RTARoute diagram & station info

 

Service alerts

Current alerts 1
Chicago River Bridge Lifts
Special Note

During spring thru fall, the Chicago River bridges are periodically opened. Customers should expect minor delays during bridge lifts.

Accessibility Alerts 1
Western Station Elevator Out of Service
Elevator Work

The elevator at the Western Pink Line station will be temporarily out of service.

 RSS Feed: Pink Line Alerts

 

Route Diagram and Guide

with stations and station timetables

This diagram represents the order of stations along the route (not geography).

Pink Line Stop

54th/CermakAccessible stationPark & Ride available

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

CiceroAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

KostnerAccessible station

Pink Line Stop

PulaskiAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

Central ParkAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

KedzieAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

CaliforniaAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

WesternAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

Damen Accessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

18thAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

PolkAccessible station

Transfer to buses

Pink Line Transfer Stop

AshlandAccessible station

Transfer to Green LineTransfer to buses

Pink Line Stop

MorganAccessible station

Pink Line Transfer Stop

ClintonAccessible station

Transfer to Green LineConnect to Metra (UP Lines) Ogilvie StationTransfer to buses

 

...Pink Line trains then continue to and make all stops, operating clockwise around the the Loop 'L', in the following order (before returning to 54th/Cermak):

Transfer Stop

Clark/LakeAccessible station

Transfer to Blue Line (subway)Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Green LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer to Orange LineTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

State/Lake

Transfer to Red Line (subway) (farecard required)Transfer to buses

Pink Line stop around Inner Loop 'L'

Washington/WabashAccessible station

Connect to Metra & South Shore Millennium StationTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

Adams/Wabash

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Green LineTransfer to Orange LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer to buses

Pink Line Transfer Stop on Loop 'L'

Harold Washington Library-State/Van BurenAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Orange LineTransfer to Purple LineTransfer Blue Line subway (farecard required)Transfer to Red Line (subway) (farecard required)Transfer to buses

Pink Line stop around Inner Loop 'L'

LaSalle/Van Buren

Connect to LaSalle Street Metra (Rock Island District) StationTransfer to buses

Pink Line stop around Inner Loop 'L'

Quincy

Connect to Metra BNSF, Milwaukee District, North Central and Amtrak trains via Chicago Union StationTransfer to buses

Transfer Stop

Washington/WellsAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Orange LineTransfer to Purple LineConnect to Metra (UP Lines) Ogilvie StationTransfer to buses

 

...after leaving Washington/Wells, trains then exit Loop and make all stops from Clinton back through to 54th/Cermak.

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Green Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts