Can I bring my bike on Metra right now?

Outbound

Yes, you can bring your bike on the Outbound train.

Yes, to suburbs

You can bring your bike on any Metra train leaving Chicago before 3 PM or after 7 PM. Current time is 7:38 AM.

Inbound

No, but you can bring it soon on the Inbound train.

Soon, to Chicago

On the following trains: Current time is 7:38 AM.

  • Leave Aurora at 08:20 AM / arrive Union Station at 09:42 AM (BNSF Railway train #1260).
  • Leave Joliet at 08:24 AM / arrive LaSalle Street at 09:51 AM (Rock Island train #506).
  • Leave Big Timber (Elgin) at 08:36 AM / arrive Union Station at 10:00 AM (MD-West train #2228).
  • Leave Orland Park 179th Street at 08:38 AM / arrive Union Station at 09:43 AM (SouthWest Service train #818).
  • Leave Fox Lake at 08:45 AM / arrive Union Station at 10:22 AM (MD-North train #2128).
  • Leave Kenosha at 08:49 AM / arrive Ogilvie at 10:30 AM (UP-North train #334).
  • Leave University Park at 08:57 AM / arrive Millennium Station at 09:57 AM (Metra Electric train #116).
  • Leave Crystal Lake at 09:00 AM / arrive Ogilvie at 10:23 AM (UP-Northwest train #638).
  • Leave Highland Park at 09:03 AM / arrive Ogilvie at 09:56 AM (UP-North train #332).
  • Leave Antioch at 09:05 AM / arrive Union Station at 10:40 AM (North Central train #112).
  • Leave Blue Island at 09:18 AM / arrive Millennium Station at 10:07 AM (Metra Electric train #216).
  • Leave Aurora at 09:20 AM / arrive Union Station at 10:42 AM (BNSF Railway train #1262).
  • Leave 93rd St. (South Chicago) at 09:21 AM / arrive Millennium Station at 10:00 AM (Metra Electric train #316).
  • Leave Joliet at 09:24 AM / arrive LaSalle Street at 10:49 AM (SouthWest Service train #508).
  • Leave Elburn at 09:25 AM / arrive Ogilvie at 10:47 AM (UP-West train #42).

Answer valid as of Aug 22, 2017 - 07:38:48 AM CST. Today's not a blackout date.

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These answers do not apply to the South Shore line to Indiana, where only folding bikes are allowed. This site is not affiliated with Metra, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) or any of the carrier railroads.

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