A better way to travel around Chicagoland has arrived

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Riding on CTA, Pace and Metra has never been easier.

With a totally new trip planning tool, easier CTA and Pace account management, improved Metra mobile tickets and a user-friendly design, the new Ventra app was made with riders in mind. And, the new interface will allow us to quickly and reliably bring new app updates and exciting functionality advancements to the palm of your hand.

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Faster is better

The new Ventra app makes account management even easier with faster navigation and a simplified home screen. Buy transit value and passes in a flash, set a default card and even view your purchase and ride history — all within the app.

Learn how to manage your Ventra Card in the app


Faster is Better


Your Ventra Card Is Now on iPhone and Apple Watch

Add your Ventra Card to iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for CTA and Pace rides using transit value or passes. Just tap and go—no  fumbling to open an app or wake your device.

Learn how to add your Card to Apple Wallet.




Your Ventra Card is Now on Google Pay

Add your Ventra Card to Google Pay to pay for CTA and Pace rides using transit value or passes. Simply wake up your Android device and tap and go!

Learn how to add your Ventra Card to Google Pay.



Buying Metra mobile tickets just got easier.

With a simplified user interface, you can now easily buy, use and launch Metra mobile tickets right from the home screen. And, you can repurchase in a snap, take advantage of more payment options and even move your mobile tickets yourself without the assistance of customer service.

See how Metra mobile tickets work


Transit tracking and trip planning - all in one place.

Stay in-the-know with transit tracking right on your home screen, view transit maps and add your most frequented stops and locations to favorites. And you can plan your trip across CTA, Metra, Pace and even Divvy stations in just a few taps with the new Trip Tools feature.

Check out the new features here


Ventra Transit Tracking

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You've got Ventra app questions and we’ve got answers. Visit our library of detailed frequently asked questions and how-to pages for more information.

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