Chicago Transit

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Chicago Transit Reviews

jenn79 jenn79
129 reviews
Jan 26, 2008
Particularly useful if you're going from O'Hare airport to downtown Chicago. There's a train that takes you straight out of the airport and into the loop, where you can basically catch another train anywhere. You don't even have to go onto the street, there's a covered hallway that leads you straight to the CTA. A ride on the train costs $2.00 and I think transfers are free.

There are machines at every station that vend the CTA cards.
Picture of the blue line train - l…
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sybil says:
yep, there is also train from midway to the loop. :D hope you are having fun.
Posted on: Jan 27, 2008
jenn79 says:
Ah! I did not know that! They look kind of similar distances from downtown Chicago, but you're probably right - it took me almost 45 min to get into the loop from O'Hare - what a nightmare with luggage!
Posted on: Jan 26, 2008
vances says:
Whenever I need to be downtown Chicago I like to fly into Midway rather than O'Hare...much closer and you can snag the El right there.
Posted on: Jan 26, 2008
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beertraveler beertrav…
1 reviews
Jul 20, 2007
I HIGHLY recommend getting a visitor pass for the transit system in Chicago. My 5 day pass only cost $18. You can pick one up at the airport, or you can order it online and have it delivered to you before your trip. You get unlimited riding on CTA buses and trains for the duration of the pass.

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