Take CTA “Out to the Ballgame!” Extra Service for Crosstown Cup Games this Weekend

May 10, 2018

NOTE: The 2018 Crosstown Cup is played in a six game series format, with three games at Wrigley Field in May, and three games at Guaranteed Rate Field/Sox Park in September. Both series will be played over a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday weekend.

CTA is the most affordable and convenient way to get to Chicago’s best baseball rivalry! Our additional service ensures you get to the game in time to cheer on your favorite team.

CTA strongly recommends allowing plenty of travel time and purchasing fares and unlimited-ride passes ahead of time. More information about purchasing fares is below.

Event service/extra service
Wrigley Field

  • Rail: Yellow Line, Red Line
  • Bus: #80 Irving Park, #152 Addison

2018 Crosstown Cup - Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs

  • Fri. 5/11, Sat. 5/12 and Sun. 5/13 at 1:20 p.m.

Atlanta Braves vs. Chicago Cubs

  • Mon. 5/14 at 1:20 p.m.

Buy your unlimited ride passes and fares in advance
Avoid long lines to buy fares! Customers can add  unlimited ride passes (1-day, 3-day, 7-day and 30-day) or add money to pay per-ride to their Ventra cards ahead of time via the free Ventra app, at rail station Ventra vending machines, online or at more than 1,000 local retailers (for locations visit ventrachicago.com or the Ventra app).

Customers can also purchase 1-day unlimited ride tickets ($10) or single-ride tickets ($3) from all Ventra vending machines. Single-ride tickets include up to two transfers in two hours. Customers can also pay their fares with their personal contactless debit or credit cards.

Stay in the Loop on CTA Service
Plan your trip using the Google Transit Trip Planner. Be sure to also check out CTA on Facebook or Twitter (@CTA) for system travel updates and alerts. For details about all CTA service, call 312-836-7000 or visit the CTA website at transitchicago.com.

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