Which CTA train goes to Union Station?

Technically, no CTA train travels directly to Chicago's Union Station. At 225 Canal Street, Union Station is just outside the Loop next to the Chicago River. Just across the river, however, are multiple CTA stations on all rail lines if you're willing to walk about 10 minutes. Choose from the following rail stations for access … Continue reading Which CTA train goes to Union Station?

Closest Metra Stations to Navy Pier

Going to Navy Pier via Metra train?¬†Geographically speaking, the closest Metra station is Millennium Station on the Electric District line¬†(view Metra rail map). However, just because it is the closest station doesn't mean the commute is simple. Millennium Station to Navy Pier Once you arrive in downtown Chicago, there are several options to reach the … Continue reading Closest Metra Stations to Navy Pier

10 Chicago Destinations That are Easy to Get on CTA

Fortunately, you don't have to deal with Chicago traffic. A massive network of commuter and city rail lines provides many train commute options. Here are 10 of the easiest places to reach via CTA "L" trains if you're looking for trip ideas. 1. Chicago AirportsChicago has not one, but two airports that are directly connected … Continue reading 10 Chicago Destinations That are Easy to Get on CTA