Trip Planners

Trip Planners

You've got several options for planning a trips on transit throughout the Chicago area, including online trip planners, mobile device applications*, and by telephone.


Google Transit (image showing routing)Google Maps

You can get door-to-door directions on transit from us and countless other transit agencies from Google Maps on the web or in Google's popular app.

More info:
Google Maps*



goroo (snapshot of results listing)RTA Trip Planner

Find schedules, fares and other pertinent information for the CTA, Metra, Pace and more! Goroo can also help you customize your trip to use only accessible services, choose between bus, train, and multimodal trips.

Plan your trip on the Web at


(312) 836-7000

RTA Travel Information Center
You can get travel information from the RTA Travel Information Center by calling (312) 836-7000.


  • The center is open from 6am to 7pm, every day.
  • For faster service, be ready to give your starting point and destination and the day and time at which you wish to travel.

*For mobile browsing, or application or data usage, mobile carrier charges may apply.

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Start (e.g. O'Hare Airport)

End (e.g. 1 N State St, Chicago, IL)

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