Starting Thursday, August 1 and continuing through Sunday, August 4, Metra will provide extra trains, expand passenger capacity and adjust schedules on most lines to accommodate the increase in ridership anticipated during Lollapalooza. CTA will add service on rail lines and various bus routes to provide connections from Chicago Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center to Grant Park.
Metra is offering a two-day Lollapalooza train pass valid for unlimited travel on trains on Thursday, August 1, and Friday, August 2. This special pass, which is only $10 if purchased prior to August 1 and $15 on August 1-2, is available at all ticket windows, including all downtown and outlying stations, and on the free Ventra App, available in the App Store or Google Play. Music fans are strongly encouraged to travel on Metra after 9:30 a.m., when more capacity is available.
For travel Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, festival-goers can purchase Metra’s $10 Weekend Pass, which is good for unlimited travel on Metra lines all weekend.
For more information on Lollapalooza service offered by Metra and CTA, visit metrarail.com or transitchicago.com/lollapalooza.