CTA extra service: United Center concerts and Cubs/Sox games


Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) steps up to the plate, providing extra service for United Center concert goers and baseball fans through July 27. 

United Center Concerts

  • Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 at 8 p.m. – Rogers Waters
  • Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25 at 8 p.m. – J. Cole
  • Wednesday, July 26 at 8 p.m. – Earth, Wind and Fire
  • Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. – Kendrick Lamar

Bus Service
#19 United Center Express: Service begins about 1 1/2 hours before event start.  After event ends, #19 buses will operate for one hour and await riders on the north side of the United Center eastbound on the Madison near Gate 3.

#50 Damen: #50 Damen connects with the Orange, Pink, Blue and Brown lines. Northbound #50 buses will await customers on Damen at Madison after the event.

Rail Service
Green/Pink Lines: Exit at the Ashland/Lake station and walk a few blocks southwest to the stadium or transfer to a southbound #9 Ashland bus.

Blue Line: Exit at the Illinois Medical District station and walk a few blocks north to United Center. 

Wrigley Field Cubs Games
Additional bus service on #80 Irving Park and #152 Addison beginning about two hours before each game and for one hour following the end of the game.

Extra rail service on the Yellow Line for weekday night games. The Yellow Line will continue to operate until approximately 12 a.m. from Howard.

Cardinals vs. Cubs

  • Sunday, July 23 at 7:05 p.m. (Extra bus service)

White Sox vs. Cubs

  • Monday, July 24 at 1:20 p.m. (Extra bus and rail service provided)
  • Tuesday, July 25 at 1:20 p.m. (Extra bus and rail service provided)


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