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COVID-19 Information
First Published - 04/05/2021 - 5:27PM

Due to COVID-19, Metra trains are operating on alternate schedules that we will update regularly to meet increasing demand. For the latest schedules, click hereFor information about Metra's response to the pandemic, click here.

Last Updated - 04/05/2021 - 5:30PM

Ticket Options

Notice

All riders are required to wear a mask or face covering on Metra trains and in Metra stations, per federal and state orders. Failure to comply may result in denial of boarding or removal from the vehicle. Metra ticket agents will not sell tickets to anyone not wearing a mask.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Metra has extended the validity of all One-Way and 10-Ride tickets. If you have tickets that expired in March 2020 or later, or tickets that are scheduled to expire before Sept. 30, 2021, your tickets will be valid for travel up to and including Sept. 30, 2021. Paper tickets that expired can be used on the trains up to and including Sept. 30, 2021. However, if you have Ventra tickets that expired or will expire before Sept. 30, please contact covid19ticketinfo@metrarr.com.

One-Way Ticket

For travel from one station destination to another. One-Way Tickets are valid for 90 days including the day of purchase, and they are not refundable. (See note above regarding COVID-related extensions on the validity for One-Way Tickets.)

Round Trip Plus (Ventra only)

Round Trip Plus (Ventra app only)

These tickets are good for unlimited rides on a single day between the zones selected. Available in the Ventra app only. Round Trip Plus tickets are valid for 90 days including the day of purchase, and they are not refundable.

10-Ride Ticket

These tickets are good for one year.  (See note above regarding COVID-related extensions on the validity for 10-Ride Tickets.) Ten-Ride Tickets are not refundable. This ticket is ideal for occasional commuters or leisure travelers. One ticket can be shared by people riding together.

Weekend Passes

The $7 Saturday or Sunday Day Pass is good for unlimited rides on either Saturday or Sunday. In addition, the $10 Weekend Pass (available on the Ventra app only) is good for unlimited rides on both weekend days.  Both passes are not refundable and must be used within 14 days. Either pass can be used in conjunction with Metra's Family Fares. Not valid for travel on the South Shore (NICTD).

Monthly Unlimited Ride Pass

Monthly Passes are for the exclusive use of the purchaser and are not transferable. Monthly Passes are valid until noon on the first business day of the following month. Refunds are subject to a $5 fee per transaction if returned after the first day of the month. Effective June 1, 2019, Monthly Pass holders are permitted to use their tickets for unlimited weekend travel across the Metra system. This allows Monthly Pass holders to travel outside the zones indicated on their passes at no additional cost on Saturdays and Sundays.

Reduced fares on the above fare products are available for:

  • Citizens 65 or older, customers with disabilities, and Medicare cardholders who have an RTA-issued Reduced Fare Permit (apply for the permit here).
  • Military personnel with proper military identification indicating they are on active duty.
  • K-12 elementary students with school ID or letter of certification.
  • Children age 7-11 qualify for reduced One-Way Tickets on weekdays. Children 6 and under are free, and children age 7-11 are free on weekends.

For details about reduced fares, click here.
 

Fare Information

Fares

Under the Fair Transit South Cook pilot, all riders on the Metra Electric and Rock Island lines will be charged Metra’s reduced fare rates for all tickets. For details, please click here.

The $7 Saturday or Sunday Day Pass (available starting Feb. 1) is good for unlimited rides on either Saturday or Sunday. In addition, the $10 Weekend Pass (available on the Ventra app only starting Feb. 1) is good for unlimited rides on both weekend days.

ZStationABCDEFGH
AChicago Union Station
Halsted Street*
Western Avenue*
$4.00
BCicero*
Lavergne*
Berwyn
Harlem Ave.*
$4.25$4.00
CRiverside*
Hollywood*
Brookfield*
Congress Park*
LaGrange Road
Stone Ave.*
$5.50$4.25$4.00
DWestern Springs
Highlands*
Hinsdale
West Hinsdale*
Clarendon Hills*
Westmont
$6.25$5.50$4.25$4.00
EFairview Ave.*
Downers Grove
Belmont
Lisle
$6.75$6.25$5.50$4.25$4.00
FNaperville
$7.25$6.75$6.25$5.50$4.25$4.00
GRoute 59
$7.75$7.25$6.75$6.25$5.50$4.25$4.00
HAurora
$8.25$7.75$7.25$6.75$6.25$5.50$4.25$4.00

Under the Fair Transit South Cook pilot, all riders on the Metra Electric and Rock Island lines will be charged Metra’s reduced fare rates for all tickets. For details, please click here.

The $7 Saturday or Sunday Day Pass (available starting Feb. 1) is good for unlimited rides on either Saturday or Sunday. In addition, the $10 Weekend Pass (available on the Ventra app only starting Feb. 1) is good for unlimited rides on both weekend days.

ZStationABCDEFGH
AChicago Union Station
Halsted Street*
Western Avenue*
$38.00
BCicero*
Lavergne*
Berwyn
Harlem Ave.*
$40.50$38.00
CRiverside*
Hollywood*
Brookfield*
Congress Park*
LaGrange Road
Stone Ave.*
$52.25$40.50$38.00
DWestern Springs
Highlands*
Hinsdale
West Hinsdale*
Clarendon Hills*
Westmont
$59.50$52.25$40.50$38.00
EFairview Ave.*
Downers Grove
Belmont
Lisle
$64.25$59.50$52.25$40.50$38.00
FNaperville
$69.00$64.25$59.50$52.25$40.50$38.00
GRoute 59
$73.75$69.00$64.25$59.50$52.25$40.50$38.00
HAurora
$78.50$73.75$69.00$64.25$59.50$52.25$40.50$38.00

Under the Fair Transit South Cook pilot, all riders on the Metra Electric and Rock Island lines will be charged Metra’s reduced fare rates for all tickets. For details, please click here.

The $7 Saturday or Sunday Day Pass (available starting Feb. 1) is good for unlimited rides on either Saturday or Sunday. In addition, the $10 Weekend Pass (available on the Ventra app only starting Feb. 1) is good for unlimited rides on both weekend days.

ZStationABCDEFGH
AChicago Union Station
Halsted Street*
Western Avenue*
$116.00
BCicero*
Lavergne*
Berwyn
Harlem Ave.*
$123.25$116.00
CRiverside*
Hollywood*
Brookfield*
Congress Park*
LaGrange Road
Stone Ave.*
$159.50$123.25$116.00
DWestern Springs
Highlands*
Hinsdale
West Hinsdale*
Clarendon Hills*
Westmont
$181.25$159.50$123.25$116.00
EFairview Ave.*
Downers Grove
Belmont
Lisle
$195.75$181.25$159.50$123.25$116.00
FNaperville
$210.25$195.75$181.25$159.50$123.25$116.00
GRoute 59
$224.75$210.25$195.75$181.25$159.50$123.25$116.00
HAurora
$239.25$224.75$210.25$195.75$181.25$159.50$123.25$116.00

*No Tickets sold at these stations.

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

A $5 penalty will be charged in addition to any incremental charges ($1 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 surcharge will be added to your fare for currency transactions involving $50 bills or larger.

View Metra Fare Policies here.

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