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Ride CTA, Metra & Pace with Ventra: Manage your fares, buy Metra mobile tickets, get arrivals and add your Ventra Card for riding CTA and Pace to iPhone and Apple Wallet.

Use transit in and around all of Chicago: It's easy to manage and pay your fare on CTA, Metra and Pace buses and trains with the Ventra app. Find all the features you're used to on the Ventra website and more, including mobile ticketing for Metra trains!

With the Ventra app, you can:
• Check your balance and available passes in your Ventra Card's transit account.
• Instantly load value or passes to your Ventra Card's transit account.
• Switch autoload for transit value or passes on and off.
• Buy and use Metra mobile tickets to ride any Metra train.
• Use transit value you've loaded to buy a Metra ticket.
• Get real-time account notifications so you know when it's time to load more fare or buy more tickets.
• Get real-time arrival/departure information from CTA, Metra and Pace all in one app—by picking a stop, using favorites or looking at service near where you're standing.

What’s New

Version 2.2.0

This regular feature update includes improvements to select parts of the app, including how some alerts are shown in-app and process where Ventra Cards are added to iPhone and Apple Watch, and various bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

Irish Guy 15 ,

Crappy app for international travellers

Can't buy tickets through app because I don't have a US address. This is stupid in this day and age! I travel to Chicago frequently and can't buy through the app but can easily do this with New York and New Jersey apps. It's time for Chicago to join the modern age.

Canadian business traveller ,

U.S. billing addresses only

Disappointed that only U.S. residents can create accounts and only credit cards with U.S. billing addresses can be used for payment in this version.
Would definitely use when visiting Chicago if/when this changes.

o0GT0o ,

Good app

Intuitive, function, simple. Good app for Chicagoland transit.

App Privacy

The developer, Chicago Transit Authority, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Search History
  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Wallet

    Get all of your passes, tickets, cards, and more in one place.

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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