Chicago’s blue CTA line connects with the O’Hare International Airport and travels around downtown Chicago and to the west side.


The blue line operates 24 hours/day with a train frequency of every 2 to 15 minutes (fewest trains between midnight and 6 a.m.).


Parking is available along the blue line at the Rosemont, Cumberland, Harlem and Forest Park stations.


The following blue-line stations ARE NOT handicap accessible: Montrose, Irving Park, Belmont, California, Damen, Division, Chicago, Grand, Washington, Monroe, LaSalle, Clinton, Racine, Western, Pulaski, Cicero, Austin, Oak Park and Harlem.

Popular Destinations

O’Hare International Airport
Blue Line Hotels
Chicago Riverwalk
Goodman Theatre
Oriental Theatre
Cadillac Palace Theatre
PrivateBank Theatre
Chase Auditorium
Daley Center
Chicago City Hall
Wicker Park

Blue Line Neighborhoods

The Loop
River West
Noble Square
Wicker Park
Logan Square
Irving Park
Norwood Park
University Village/Little Italy
Garfield Park
Forest Park

Things to Know

  • The Clark/Lake CTA Station is a major transfer point (that’s handicap accessible) to other rail lines (all except red).
  • Use the Jackson Station to transfer from blue to red
  • There’s a special $5 fare if you’re departing from the airport

More Information

Blue Line Train Tracker