People exiting a Red Line train

train iconRed Line ‘L’

The Red Line provides 24-hour train service between Howard on the North Side and 95th/Dan Ryan on the South Side via subway through downtown Chicago, with some weekday rush-period service between Howard and Ashland/63rd (also via subway through downtown).

This page contains

 

Hours of operation

 

Weekdays

Sat.

Sun./Hol.

Between Howard and 95th/Dan Ryan (via downtown subway)
Howard to 95th

 32x32_owlsvc Service at all times, every day

95th to Howard

Detailed service information

Route-wide schedule brochure (pdf)Web-based text timetablesroute diagram & station info

 

Service alerts

Current alerts 3
Ashland/63rd-bound Trains Bypass Halsted Station
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed

Ashland/63-bound Green (+Ash/63-bnd rush hour Red) Line trains bypass Halsted. Consider riding back from/using adjacent Ashland/63 station, or Rt. 63.

Rush Period Service Changes Between Roosevelt and 95th
Service Change

Morning/evening rush periods, some Red Line trains will operate south of Roosevelt on the South Side elevated and Ashland branch (used by Green Line trains).

New Schedules in Effect
Special Note

Beginning Sunday, September 16, updated schedules are in effect for the Red, Blue, Green and Orange lines.

Accessibility Alerts 5
Garfield Station 63rd-bound Platform Elevator Out of Service
Elevator Work

Ashland/63rd- & Cottage Grove-bound platform elevator at Garfield station will be temporarily out of service. Use 51st stn, rte 3 bus, or rte 55 bus & Red Line.

Elevator at Halsted Temporarily Out-of-Service
Elevator Status

The Ashland/63rd-bound elevator at Halsted (Green Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Elevator at 79th Temporarily Out-of-Service
Elevator Status

The elevator at 79th (Red Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Elevator at Wilson Temporarily Out-of-Service
Elevator Status

The elevator to the Howard- and Linden-bound platform at Wilson (Red Line and Purple Line Express) is temporarily out-of-service.

Elevator at Jackson Temporarily Out-of-Service
Elevator Status

The mezzanine-to-platform elevator at Jackson/Adams (Red Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Upcoming alerts 8

 RSS Feed: Red Line Alerts

 

Route Diagram and Guide

with stations and station timetables

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

  Red Line Transfer Stop

HowardAccessible station

Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)Transfer to Yellow Line

  Red Line Stop

Jarvis

  Red Line Stop

Morse

  Red Line Stop

LoyolaAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

GranvilleAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

Thorndale

  Red Line Stop

Bryn Mawr

  Red Line Stop

Berwyn

  Red Line Stop

Argyle

  Red Line Stop

Lawrence

  Red Line Transfer Stop

WilsonAccessible station

Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

  Red Line Stop

Sheridan

  Red Line Stop

AddisonAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

BelmontAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

  Red Line Transfer Stop

FullertonAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

  Red Line Stop

North/Clybourn

  Red Line Stop

Clark/DivisionAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

ChicagoAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

GrandAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

LakeAccessible station

Transfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Green Line (farecard required)Transfer to Orange Line (farecard required)Transfer to Pink Line (farecard required)Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush only, farecard required)Transfer Blue Line (farecard required)

  Red Line Stop

MonroeAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

JacksonAccessible station

Transfer to Blue LineTransfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Orange Line (farecard required)Transfer to Pink Line (farecard required)Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush only, farecard required)

  Red Line Stop

HarrisonAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

RooseveltAccessible station

Transfer to Orange LineTransfer to Green Line

Service at all hours continues to 95th/Dan Ryan:

  Transfer Stop

Cermak-ChinatownAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

Sox-35thAccessible station

Connection to Metra Rock Island District 35th Lou Jones Station

  Transfer Stop

47thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

GarfieldAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

63rdAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

69thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

79thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

87thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

95th/Dan RyanAccessible station

Additionally, some rush-hour Red Line trains operate to/from Ashland/63rd, instead of onto the Dan Ryan Branch:

  Rush-Hour Stop

Cermak-McCormick PlaceAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

35th-Bronzeville-IITAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

IndianaAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

43rdAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

47thAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

51stAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

GarfieldAccessible stationPark-and-ride lot available

Transfer to Green Line trains to all branches

  Rush-Hour Stop

HalstedAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

Ashland/63rdAccessible stationPark-and-ride lot available