Metra’s two-day Lollapalooza train pass goes on sale Thursday, July 18. This year, concertgoers who purchase the pass before Aug. 1 will receive a $5 discount.
The pass, which is valid for unlimited travel on Metra on Thursday, Aug. 1, and Friday, Aug. 2, will be available for sale on Thursday, July 18 at all Metra ticket windows and on the free Ventra App, available in the App Store or Google Play. Lollapalooza train passes sold prior to Aug. 1 are $10. The price will increase to $15 on Aug. 1.
Festival-goers are strongly encouraged to purchase their Metra passes in advance to save time and money. For travel Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 4, festival-goers can purchase Metra’s $10 Weekend Pass, which is good for unlimited travel on Metra lines all weekend.
On Thursday and Friday, music fans are strongly encouraged to travel on Metra after 9:30 a.m., when more capacity is available. Metra will be adding trains to accommodate the extra ridership expected during Lollapalooza and will be post schedule information for these trains at a later date on metrarail.com.