All CTA buses are accessible
See schedule for full details.
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.
Jefferson Park (accessible) (Blue) south to Madison/Wabash
4:20a-9:40p weekdays, 4:20a-9:40p Saturday, 4:20a-9:40p Sunday
Madison/Michigan north to Jefferson Park (accessible) (Blue)
5:10a-10:40p weekdays, 5:05a-10:40p Saturday, 5:05a-10:30p Sunday
(Precise hours of service may vary depending on where along the route you are.)
Buses will operate in both directions via Milwaukee, Armitage, California, Fullerton, and Milwaukee.
Jefferson Park North Bus Terminal Temporary Closure
Bus boarding locations have changed at the Jefferson Park Transit Center for renovation work. Please see online alerts and signage at station for information.
Temporary Bus Stop Change
Bus Stop Relocation
The southbound #56 Milwaukee bus stop at the northwest corner of Milwaukee/Sacramento will be temporarily discontinued.
New Schedules in Effect
Beginning Sunday, March 31, updated schedules will go into effect for several bus routes.
EB #20, #60, SB #56 - Washington, Wacker, Clark, Monroe, Dbn, end Dearborn/Madison. WB#20, #60, NB #56 - begin Dearborn/Madison, Dearborn, Wacker, nml rt.
SB #J14 Jeffery Jump, #56 Milwaukee, EB #20 Madison buses will operate via Washington, Clinton, Monroe, and Wacker, normal route on Washington.
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