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Service Announcement

Health & Safety Protocol

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, SSL has invested a tremendous amount of time and resources into taking enhanced precautions and implementing new procedures for the health and safety of passengers, as well as train personnel. As Chicago phases through its reopening plan and more commuters and leisure riders return to the train, the SSL intends to continually enhance the safety measures being taken.

Kids Ride Free

Kids Ride Free

Free for the family! Up to 3 kids 13 and under ride free with paying adult on off peak, weekend and holiday trains.
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Sign Up For Alerts

Sign Up For Alerts

Get real-time updates on any delays on your route. Sign up now.
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Prices & Tickets


Ready to ride? Get pricing and ticket information.
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South Shore To Fun

Explore Along the Lines

Looking for something fun to do? The South Shore is your ticket to fun.
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Save up to 40% on your commute.

You already commute the smart way with the South Shore Line. Now, with transit benefit programs, you can save even more. Use your preloaded card and save.

> Tax benefits
> Prepaid cards
> Fast sign up

> Save on your commute
> Automatic deduction
> Easy to use

Find Out How Much You Can Save

Home Events

Happening Along the Line

Sept. 1

> Navy Pier Fireworks 
Chicago’s favorite sky spectacle show Wednesday and Saturday nights from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Sept. 4-5

> Michigan City Food Truck Festival
Enjoy the Fifth Annual Michigan City Food Truck Festival featuring gourmet Food Trucks, live bands, delicious beverages & more.

Sept. 11

> Valparaiso Popcorn Festival
Valparaiso celebrates the 42nd Annual Popcorn Festival! Join over 50,000 others in downtown Valparaiso to enjoy more than 200 arts & crafts, commercial, and fine arts vendor booths.

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