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Blue Line

train icon Blue Line ('L')

The CTA Blue Line provides 24-hour rapid transit train service between Chicago-O'Hare International Aiport and the Forest Park terminal, via downtown Chicago.

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Hours of operation

 

Weekdays

Saturday

Sunday/Holiday

Between O'Hare and Forest Park (via downtown subway)
O'Hare to Forest Park

 owl service icon Service at all times, every day

Forest Park to O'Hare

 

 

Timetables

Routewide schedule brochure (pdf)Web-based text timetable (via Goroo)Route Diagram & Station Details

 

Customer Alerts

Blue Line

Current Alerts
DamenBlue Line
Planned Work w/Station(s) Bypassed
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Mon, Oct 20 2014 - 1:00 AM to Mon, Dec 22 2014
CumberlandBlue Line
Special Note
Wed, Apr 16 2014 - 7:00 AM to TBD
Blue Line
Special Note
Mon, Jun 9 2014 - 4:00 AM to TBD
CaliforniaBlue Line
Special Note
Thu, Oct 16 2014 - 1:00 AM to TBD
Blue Line
Special Note
Mon, Oct 20 2014 - 9:00 AM to TBD
Upcoming Alerts
Blue Line
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Fri, Oct 24 2014 - 10:00 PM to Sat, Oct 25 2014 - 8:00 AM
Blue Line
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Sat, Oct 25 2014 - 10:00 PM to Sun, Oct 26 2014 - 6:00 AM
Blue Line
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Sun, Oct 26 2014 - 9:00 AM to Mon, Oct 27 2014 - 4:00 AM
Blue Line
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Mon, Oct 27 2014 - 9:00 PM to Tue, Oct 28 2014 - 4:00 AM
Blue Line
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Tue, Oct 28 2014 - 9:00 PM to Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 4:00 AM
Blue Line
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 9:00 PM to Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 4:00 AM
Blue Line
Planned Work
Predictions Disabled Affects Train Tracker prediction availability (What's this?)
Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 9:00 PM to Fri, Oct 31 2014 - 4:00 AM
Blue Line
Service Change
Tue, Oct 28 2014 - 9:00 PM to Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 4:00 AM
Blue Line
Service Change
Wed, Oct 29 2014 - 9:00 PM to Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 4:00 AM
Red LinePurple LineBlue LinePink LineGreen LineBrown LineOrange LinePurple Line Express
Service Change
Sun, Nov 2 2014 to Tue, Dec 2 2014

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Route Diagram and Guide

with stations and station timetables

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

      choose a station for more details on that station        
 
blue line stop
accessible station
O'Hare airport
Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
airport transit system
O'Hare Airport Transit System (ATS) via Terminal 2 station
PDF
 
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accessible stationautomobile parking available
bus connections
Pace Buses #221, #223, #230, #284, #325, #326, #332, #606, #610, #616, #637
PDF
 
blue line stop
accessible stationautomobile parking available
bus connections
CTA Buses #81W
Pace Buses #240, #241, #290, #331
PDF
 
blue line stop
accessible stationautomobile parking available
bus connections
CTA Buses #88, #90
Pace Buses #209, #423
PDF
 
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accessible station
bus connections
commuter rail
CTA Buses #56, #68, #81, #81W, #85, #85A, #88, #91, #92
Pace Buses #225, #226, #270
Metra UP-NW
PDF
 
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bus connections
commuter rail
CTA Bus #78
Metra MD-N (Mayfair Station)
PDF
 
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bus connections
commuter rail
CTA Buses #53, #54A, #80 and #X98
Metra UP-NW (Irving Park Station)
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Bus #152
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #77, #82
PDF
 
blue line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #56, #76
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #52, #56
PDF
 
blue line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #49, #56, #73
PDF
 
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bus connections
 
CTA Buses #50, #56, #72
PDF
 
blue line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #9, #56, #70
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #56, #66
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #8, #56, #65, #132
PDF
transfer to purple line express (rush only)transfer to green line trainstransfer to brown line trainstransfer to pink line trainstransfer to orange line trains
blue line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #22, #24, #134, #135, #136, #156 (also, eastbound #124 on Wacker)
PDF
 walking (farecard only) transfer to red line
blue line stop
 
bus connections
commuter rail
CTA Buses #20, #22, #29, #36, #56, #60, #124, #157
Metra ME and NICTD/South Shore Line trains (at Chicago-Millennium Station, 3 blocks east + 1 block north)
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #14, and northbound #22, #36 and #62 on Dearborn, and northbound #151 on State
PDF
walking (farecard only) transfer to purple line express (rush period only service)walking (farecard only) transfer to brown line trainswalking (farecard only) transfer to pink line trainswalking (farefard only) transfer to orange linewalking (farecard only) transfer to red line
blue line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #1, #2, #6, #7, #10, #22, #24, #28, #29, #36, #62, #126, #130, #151 (westbound).
PDF
 
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commuter rail
Metra RI trains (at Chicago-LaSalle St. Station)
PDF
 
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bus connections
commuter rail
CTA Buses #7, #60 (westbound), #157
Metra BNSF, HC, SWS, MD-N, MD-W, NCS, and all Amtrak trains (at Chicago-Union Station)
PDF
 
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accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #7, #8, #60
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #7, #60
PDF
 
blue line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #7, #50, #126
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #7, #49
PDF
 
blue line stop
accessible station
bus connections
CTA Buses #7, #52, #82
PDF
 
blue line stop
 
bus connections
CTA Buses #7, #53
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Buses #54, #57
PDF
 
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bus connections
CTA Bus #91
Pace Buses #315
PDF
 
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bus connections
Pace Bus #311
PDF
 
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bus connections
Pace Bus #307
PDF
 
blue line stop
accessible stationautomobile parking available
bus connections
Pace Buses #301, #303, #305, #308, #310, #317, #318, #320, #747, #757, #767
PDF

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Trains:

Red Line Normal Service
Blue Line Normal Service
Brown Line Normal Service
Green Line Normal Service
Orange Line Normal Service
Purple Line Normal Service
Pink Line Normal Service
Yellow Line Normal Service

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