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Metra Commuter Rail

Mtra Train Chicago

Metra is a Chicago area commuter rail system that makes travelling to and from downtown Chicago and its surrounding areas easy. Originating from downtown Chicago, Metra travels on 11 lines through a six-county area of northeast Illinois, with stops at 241 stations.

Fares on Metra is distance-based, using a zone system. The system consists of twelve fare zones and riders are charged based on the number of zones they travel through. Regular one-way fares to downtown Chicago range from $3.50 from the closest zone, Zone A, to $10.50 from the farthest, Zone M.

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Metra offers a $8 Weekend Pass for unlimited rides on both Saturday and Sunday. These passes can be purchased using the Ventra App. Pass in Not valid for travel on the South Shore (NICTD).
AChicago Union Station
Halsted Street
Western Avenue*
Harlem Ave.*
Congress Park*
LaGrange Road
Stone Ave.
DWestern Springs
West Hinsdale*
Clarendon Hills
EFairview Ave.
Downers Grove
GRoute 59

*No Tickets sold at these stations.

**You will be assessed a $5 surcharge for buying a ticket on the train if an agent or vending machine is available at the station where you boarded.

A $5.00 penalty will be charged in addition to any incremental charges ($1.00 for the first zone and 50¢ for each additional zone, 50¢/25¢ for reduced fare) for travel beyond the zone limits of your ticket if you fail to notify the conductor. A $1.00 surcharge will be added to your fare for currency transactions involving $50.00 bills or larger.

Metra - Childs fare
Children Ages 7-11 ride at Half Fare. Children under 7 ride Free with fare-paying adult.(Up to three children free per adult.)

For more information about Metra services visit their website at 312-322-6777
312-322-6774 TTY

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