26 South Shore Express

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Service description: See schedule for full details.

First bus/last bus

Spans of service below show when first bus departs terminal of origin through last bus departs terminal of origin. First and last buses reach mid-route stops later than these times-see schedule or use trip planner for specific times when service works for you.

103rd/Stony Island north to Chicago/Fairbanks
4:15a-1:45p weekdays
Chicago/Mies van der Rohe south to 103rd/Stony Island
1:15p-9:20p weekdays
No stops between 67th/Jeffery and Columbus/11th (Museum Campus).

(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)

Service alerts

Current alerts 3
New Schedules in Effect
Special Note

Beginning Sunday, June 16, updated schedules will go into effect for several bus routes.

Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

#26 South Shore Express buses will operate in both directions via 106th, Muskegon, Commercial, 100th, Avenue L, 106th, and Ewing.

Temporary Bus Stop Change
Bus Stop Note

Southbound bus stop on the NW corner of Michigan/Washington, serving rtes 3, 4, 19, 20, 26, 60, N66, 124, 143, 147, 151 & 157, will be temporarily discontinued.

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