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Get your Ventra Card for easy loading of fares and passes at machines, online, at retailers or over the phone.

Fare Information
Learn about how much it costs to ride and how to pay your fare.

Gifts (CTAGifts.com)
Get a bit of Chicago Transit--accessories, apparel, and more!



Looking for other types of fare payment options? See U-Pass, Free & Reduced Fares and Military Service Pass.

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