Have you ever tried to catch a train at a CTA station, but didn't exactly know when the train was coming? How about guessing how long the train is, only to find out the train was shorter than you thought?

If so, then Live CTA is for you! Live CTA will instantly locate the nearest CTA station, and display all the upcoming real-time estimated departures for that station. Additionally, you can also choose to select any other CTA station and get its estimated departures.

- Locates your nearest CTA station instantly.
- Displays real-time estimated departures loaded directly from CTA servers.
- Shows useful information for upcoming trains:
- Destination
- Estimated time until departure
- Route color
- Delay information
- Allows you to select a station by distance or by name
- Feedback tab to send messages directly to the development team

- Location Services
- A working internet connection


Jonajo Consulting LLC, the owner and producer of Live CTA, shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein.

The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. The data are not better than the original sources from which they were derived ( It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent within the limitations of real-time estimated departure data in general and these data in particular.

Jonajo Consulting LLC gives no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of these data.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

By using the Live CTA application, you agree to these terms and conditions.

What’s New

Version 1.1.30

Added Station Search

Fixed due time for all stations.
Added refresh button
Improved UI and colors
Added back button in select stations
Improved Select Station screen.

App Privacy

The developer, Jonajo Consulting LLC, 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 Not Linked to You

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

  • Location
  • Usage Data

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


  • Family Sharing

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

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