Monthly permit and daily fee parking is available at most stations. However, Metra does not administer permit parking at the stations. Each township, municipality or city in which the station is located has different parking rules and regulations.

For further information:

  1. Click here for the system map.
  2. Select the rail line where the station is located. If you do not know which rail line the station is located, use the station locator at the top of the map.
  3. Select the station tab, the station link, and locate appropriate station information. A visual parking map can be displayed by clicking the "Parking & Accessibility" link.


Central Parking operates parking facilities at select locations in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Central offers both Daily and Monthly Parking options to meet Metra riders parking needs. 

Payment Methods
Central Parking locations accept the following payment methods.

Daily Parking – Cash payments deposited into pay stations or payment box at time of parking

Monthly Parking – Register online and manage your account via the Central Parking Website

Online Payment - The most convenient and timely form of payment for monthly parking is made online at To make a payment simply enter your “Account Number” and “PIN.” in the Customer Login section on the page.  If you need assistance, please contact or call (877) 717-0004.

Pay-by-Phone – An alternative method of payment for monthly parking is Pay-by-Phone.  To register simply call 877-727-5004 or download the mobile app for iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows Mobile 7. Then each time you park make your payment by calling the toll free number or accessing the app.  Enter the location number and space number and you’re done.                                              Register at:

Stored Value Debit Cards – purchase at designated locations valid for Central Parking Metra locations only.

If you have parking related questions and need assistance, please contact Customer Care at (877) 717-0004 or email us at

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Skip the meter and pay from the comfort of the train. Pay for parking with your phone by downloading the PassportParking app or paying online at

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