X49 Western Express

Bus route information

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Service description: Fewer stops along Western; 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.

Western/79th north to Western/Berwyn
5:30am-9:00am & 2:30pm-5:30pm weekdays
Western/Berwyn south to Western/79th
6am-9:00am & 2:30pm-5:30pm weekdays

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

Service alerts

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Temporary Reroute
Planned Reroute

SB #49 and #X49 buses will operate via Western, Roosevelt, Damen, and Cermak, then resume their normal route on Western.

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Route map

Route Map