Welcome to Metra – the commuter rail system serving the Chicago area. Metra has 11 lines with 242 stations radiating from downtown Chicago to the six-county area of northeast Illinois.
Metra helps you get to your destination on time without the stress of traffic. Metra is also:
DEPENDABLE - An impressive 95.2 percent of Metra’s trains arrive at their final destination on time.
COMFORTABLE - Our trains provide ample seating and safe travel no matter what the weather.
STRESS-FREE - Relax, catch up on email, plan for an important meeting or text without having to watch the road or worry about traffic.
SMART - Compared to driving, riding Metra saves the average commuter more than 6 days of travel time, and nearly $2,000, every year! That’s a vacation!
So give your brakes a break, and find out just how good it feels to ride Metra to work or play.
We look forward to welcoming you aboard.