Flexible schedules and convenient connections make Metra great for family travel to recreation and fun.

On weekends, our $7 Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Day Pass is good for unlimited rides on all Metra lines on either Saturday or Sunday, and the $10 Weekend Pass (available on the Ventra app only) is good for unlimited rides on all Metra lines on both weekend days. And our Weekend Family Fares allow up to 3 children age 11 and under to ride FREE on Metra with each adult.

For Metra and CTA fare and schedule information, call the Travel Information Center at 836-7000 from city and suburban area codes.

Travel guides

Chicago Visitor Information

For information regarding Chicago events and attractions, please call the Chicago Office of Tourism at 312-744-2400, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. To request an Official Chicago Visitor’s Guide, visit

CTA Visitor Pass

The CTA 1-day Visitor Pass costs $10 and allows unlimited rides on all CTA buses and trains. Passes can be purchased online at or at nearly 1,300 retail locations, including drug stores and currency exchanges.

Divvy bike sharing features thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations located throughout Chicago and near all downtown Metra terminals. Bikes are available 24/7, 365 days a year. Click here for details.

In warmer weather, try fast, affordable and fun connections between Chicago’s top tourist destinations aboard water taxis. Chicago Water Taxi and Shoreline Water Taxi offer convenient transportation options.