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

Schedule

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

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

Accessibility

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
Greektown

Blue Line Neighborhoods

The Loop
River West
Noble Square
Wicker Park
Bucktown
Logan Square
Irving Park
Norwood Park
University Village/Little Italy
Garfield Park
Austin
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 the train at the O’Hare airport

More Information

CTA Map
Blue Line Train Tracker