How to Ride
It’s that Easy!
Spending a day in Chicago or Indiana is definitely something to look forward to. But the fun you’ll have when you there is just half of the equation! Your fun starts at the South Shore Line – from arriving at the station, boarding the train, and riding the rails. You’ll have the comfort and convenience of a direct route and you’ll have time to read to your kids or talk with your friends without battling traffic or missing your exit
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Choose Where you Want to Go
Where is Your South Shore Station?
We’ve got all the info to help you take the right train to the right place! From South Bend to Millennium Station, there are 20 South Shore Line stations from which to choose? And, the best part is, at all of the stations in Indiana, parking at the South Shore train stations is FREE (except South Bend and Gary Metro)!
Choose What Time You Want to Leave Home and When You Want to Return
Not sure which train to catch to get your destination? Want to know about when or how often the train leaves from your station of choice? Simply visit nictd.com and go the “Instant Schedule” generator near the bottom of the page. Choose your home station and choose your destination station – the schedule for the trains you need and the times you choose are instantly displayed. It’s that easy!
Choose How You’ll Want to Pay for Your Ticket
You can pay cash on the train, pay by cash at manned ticket offices, pay by credit card at stations with Ticket Vending Machines, or pay online if you want to purchase 10 or more rides. REMEMBER, one child under the age of 13 rides FREE with an accompanying adult on all weekend and holiday trains and weekday trains arriving at Millennium Station after 9:30 a.m. and departing before 4:00 p.m. and after 6:30 p.m.