- 1 Can you pay cash on Chicago bus?
- 2 Where can I buy CTA tickets?
- 3 Is the train free in Chicago?
- 4 Does Ventra card work on CTA bus?
- 5 How much is a train ticket to Chicago?
- 6 Do buses take card payments?
- 7 How do I pay for the L in Chicago?
- 8 Does money on Ventra cards ever expire?
- 9 Can you buy Ventra cards at Walgreens?
- 10 How safe is the Chicago subway?
- 11 Is it safe to take the train in Chicago?
- 12 What is the best way to get around Chicago?
- 13 Can I use my phone to pay on the bus?
- 14 Can I tap my phone on the bus?
- 15 How do I get money off my Ventra card?
Can you pay cash on Chicago bus?
On the bus, you can pay for a one-way fare in cash. Buses accept $1 bills and most coins (no half-dollars). Transfer is not available when paying in cash on the bus. If you need to transfer, use a Ventra Card or Ticket.
Where can I buy CTA tickets?
Where to buy?
- Visit a Customer Service Centre.
- Visit City Hall Cashiers (Only cash or debit are accepted at this location.)
- Use the My Fare app.
- Buy online at calgarytransit.com/shop.
Is the train free in Chicago?
Fares: The regular fare for the “L” train is $2.50, and for the bus lines it’s $2.25 (you may purchase your ticket directly onboard). Customers can also buy a one-day CTA pass for $10, a three-day pass for $20 or a seven-day pass for $28.
Does Ventra card work on CTA bus?
With Ventra Card on iPhone and Apple Watch customers can tap their iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for rides using transit value or passes. Ventra Card on iPhone or Apple Watch can be used at all Ventra readers on CTA buses, CTA ‘L’ station faregates and Pace buses.
How much is a train ticket to Chicago?
Even without deals and promotions, an Amtrak train to Chicago can cost as little as $7 (e.g. from Hammond-Whiting, IN).
Do buses take card payments?
UK issued contactless payment cards are accepted, just look out for the contactless symbol.
How do I pay for the L in Chicago?
When you enter a train station, you can pay your fare at the turnstile or gate: simply touch your Ventra Card, Ventra Ticket or contactless bankcard to the reader on the top of every turnstile. Every station has Ventra Vending Machines if you need to buy or load fare.
Does money on Ventra cards ever expire?
All current silver Ventra Cards have an expiration date printed on the front. Cards will function as normal until the end of the month printed on the front of the Card. Once a Card expires, it can no longer be used for transit and a new Card must be purchased.
Can you buy Ventra cards at Walgreens?
Walgreens will begin offering Ventra cards at 159 locations shortly after the September launch. Ventra signs will appear in store windows as the new cards are available, Customers can also visit ventrachicago.com for an updated list of Ventra retail locations.
How safe is the Chicago subway?
The subway and “L” trains are perfectly safe. Since you and your son are poliice officers you know that crime neighborhoods exist on the outskirts of civilization. Chicago isn’t New York.
Is it safe to take the train in Chicago?
From O’Hare into the city on the blue line, it’s completely safe. The trains are usually pretty busy except in the middle of the night. If you’re ever concerned, you can always sit in the first car where the conductor is located. There are no stops along the way that you need to avoid.
What is the best way to get around Chicago?
The best way to get around Chicago is via public transportation – specifically the L train. A cheaper alternative is to use a ride-hailing service like Uber or Lyft.
- Yellow Cab Chicago.
- Flash Cab.
- Chicago Carriage Cab.
- Checker Taxi Chicago.
Can I use my phone to pay on the bus?
Using a mobile payment to pay as you go is the same as using a contactless card. You can make mobile payments with devices such as phones, watches, key fobs, stickers or wristbands. You can use different mobile payments to travel on our transport services: Apple Pay.
Can I tap my phone on the bus?
Eliminating the hassle for regular top-ups, commuters can now pay for their train and bus trips by tapping their credit card or mobile phone.
How do I get money off my Ventra card?
Refunds can be issued for either the money in the transit account, any unused unlimited rides passes or a combination of the two with a maximum value of $300. Riders who want to seek a refund have to either call Ventra customer service at 1-877-669-8368 or stop by the Ventra customer service center, 165 N.