Ventra is an Android application, that provides a convenient solution for Chicago commuters. This utility allows users to purchase and manage tickets for public transit services. It is possible to buy single rides, passes, and fare cards, eliminating the need for physical tickets or cash transactions.
Account and information
With this utility, you can pay your fare on CTA, Metra, and Pace buses or trains. Access to your Ventra account is provided. It is possible to monitor your balance, view transaction history, and manage payment methods.
There is real-time information on bus and train arrivals, departures, and service updates. This option enables commuters to plan their journeys, minimize wait times, and optimize their transit routes. Users can access detailed maps in a separate tab. The app offers step-by-step directions for navigating through transit networks.
Alerts and payments
Ventra provides personalized alerts and notifications to keep users informed about service disruptions, route changes, and important announcements. It is possible to view purchase and ride history for both Ventra Card and Metra tickets. Clients can manage payment methods and attach bank cards.
- is intended for residents and visitors of Chicago;
- commuters can purchase bus and train tickets;
- it is possible to view the map and plan transit routes, similar to EasyWay;
- the app is free to download and use;
- compatible with current Android versions.