Welcome To A New
Way To Pay
Introducing Ventra, a convenient new payment system for the CTA and Pace that allows customers to pay for train and bus rides with the same payment methods they use for everyday purchases. Customers can easily manage their accounts online and choose from several different contactless payment methods:
Ventra Card: a transit + optional Debit MasterCard® that can be used for transit and everyday purchases
Ventra Tickets: single-ride and One-day passes
Personal, contactless, bank-issued credit and debit cards can be used for transit
Eventually, compatible smartphones
With Ventra, travel throughout the Chicago area is more convenient and efficient than ever before.