People exiting a Red Line train

train iconRed Line ‘L’

The Red Line provides 24-hour train service between Howard on the North Side and 95th/Dan Ryan on the South Side via subway through downtown Chicago, with some weekday rush-period service between Howard and Ashland/63rd (also via subway through downtown).

This page contains

 

Hours of operation

 

Weekdays

Sat.

Sun./Hol.

Between Howard and 95th/Dan Ryan (via downtown subway)
Howard to 95th

 32x32_owlsvc Service at all times, every day

95th to Howard

Detailed service information

Route-wide schedule brochure (pdf)Web-based text timetablesroute diagram & station info

 

Service alerts

Current alerts 1
Rush Period Service Changes Between Roosevelt and 95th
Service Change

Morning/evening rush periods, some Red Line trains will operate south of Roosevelt on the South Side elevated and Ashland branch (used by Green Line trains).

Accessibility Alerts 2
Garfield Station Stationhouse, Elevators Temporary Closure
Elevator Status

The Garfield Green Line station’s stationhouse is temporarily closed. The elevators to the platforms are temporarily out of service.

Elevator at Cermak/McCormick Place Temporarily Out-of-Service
Elevator Status

The street-to-mezzanine elevator at the 23rd St. entrance at Cermak-McCormick Place (Green Line) is temporarily out-of-service.

Upcoming alerts 2

 RSS Feed: Red Line Alerts

 

Route Diagram and Guide

with stations and station timetables

This diagram represents the order of stations along the route (not geography).

  Red Line Transfer Stop

HowardAccessible station

Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)Transfer to Yellow Line

  Red Line Stop

Jarvis

  Red Line Stop

Morse

  Red Line Stop

LoyolaAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

GranvilleAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

Thorndale

  Red Line Stop

Bryn Mawr

  Red Line Stop

Berwyn

  Red Line Stop

Argyle

  Red Line Stop

Lawrence

  Red Line Transfer Stop

WilsonAccessible station

Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

  Red Line Stop

Sheridan

  Red Line Stop

AddisonAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

BelmontAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

  Red Line Transfer Stop

FullertonAccessible station

Transfer to Brown LineTransfer to Purple Line Express (rush hours only)

  Red Line Stop

North/Clybourn

  Red Line Stop

Clark/DivisionAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

ChicagoAccessible station

  Red Line Stop

GrandAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

LakeAccessible station

Transfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Green Line (farecard required)Transfer to Orange Line (farecard required)Transfer to Pink Line (farecard required)Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush only, farecard required)Transfer Blue Line (farecard required)

  Red Line Stop

MonroeAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

JacksonAccessible station

Transfer to Blue LineTransfer to Brown Line (farecard required)Transfer to Orange Line (farecard required)Transfer to Pink Line (farecard required)Transfer to Purple Line Express (rush only, farecard required)

  Red Line Stop

HarrisonAccessible station

  Red Line Transfer Stop

RooseveltAccessible station

Transfer to Orange LineTransfer to Green Line

Service at all hours continues to 95th/Dan Ryan:

  Transfer Stop

Cermak-ChinatownAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

Sox-35thAccessible station

Connection to Metra Rock Island District 35th Lou Jones Station

  Transfer Stop

47thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

GarfieldAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

63rdAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

69thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

79thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

87thAccessible station

  Transfer Stop

95th/Dan RyanAccessible station

Additionally, some rush-hour Red Line trains operate to/from Ashland/63rd, instead of onto the Dan Ryan Branch:

  Rush-Hour Stop

Cermak-McCormick PlaceAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

35th-Bronzeville-IITAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

IndianaAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

43rdAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

47thAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

51stAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

GarfieldAccessible stationPark-and-ride lot available

Transfer to Green Line trains to all branches

  Rush-Hour Stop

HalstedAccessible station

  Rush-Hour Stop

Ashland/63rdAccessible stationPark-and-ride lot available

System status snapshot
‘L’ route status
Red Line
Normal Service
Brown Line
Normal Service
Orange Line
Normal Service
Pink Line
Normal Service
Purple Line
Normal Service
Yellow Line
Normal Service
Bus routes w/alerts
Elevator alerts