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Next Stop: Weekend Fun in the City

FREE Weekend Fun Kit

The days are getting shorter, but there’s no shortage of fun in and around Chicago and Metra can take you to most of it. Request Metra’s FREE Weekend Fun Kit that contains a schedule for the line nearest your home and a Travel Guide that gives you easy-to-use travel information from your downtown terminal. Request your kit today by sending us an email at funinthecity@metrarr.com with your mailing address and we’ll be sure to mail you your FREE Weekend Fun Kit so you’ll have what you need for a day of fun in the city. Then click here to see our Discounts and Deals page that offers money-saving discounts to some of Chicago’s most popular destinations. You’ll have everything you need for weekend of fun in the city!

Take advantage of our special weekend fares including Metra’s $8 Weekend Pass offering unlimited rides on Saturday and Sunday, and Family Fares, where up to three children 11 and under ride free with an adult on weekends and select holidays. Purchase a ticket or use a Monthly, 10-Ride Ticket, or Metra’s $8 Weekend Pass as the adult fare. You can always buy your train ticket from your smartphone with the Ventra app. Download it on the App Store or Google Play.

Conveniently located Divvy bike stations and CTA connections from Metra’s downtown stations make it easy to get to fun Chicago destinations. Or, take a test drive with our rideshare partners Uber and Lyft. If you’re new to rideshare programs, download the Uber app and enter promo code METRACHI for two free first rides, up to $10 off each, (new users only). Users who visit Lyft’s website and enter their phone number will also receive $10 off their first two rides. Both rideshare companies have programs that offer deeper discounts by sharing a ride. Visit their websites for details.

By taking Metra, you’ll enjoy the stress-free way to travel and the kids will enjoy the fun and excitement of a train ride.

Click here to locate your rail line, find a station or to check fares and schedules.

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