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State/Lake Station

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Not accessible No Public restroom   City: Chicago 

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This station is served by Brown, Green, Pink, Orange, and Purple lines running on the elevated tracks.

This is also the transfer point (out of the system) with the Red Line at Lake Station less than a half block away. Free transfer is provided for riders with Ventra card/ticket between this stop and at Lake Station.

This elevated station features side platforms (inner and outer loop). Each platform has a pair entrances from the street. There's no direct access between the platforms other than exiting the paid area and crossing the street. CTA ticket machines are available at the station house by each platform, which sell reloadable Ventra card, single-ride, or 1 day ticket. All riders must pass through the turnstile with a valid Ventra card, ticket, contactless bank card, or mobile device with Apple/Samsung/Android Pay.

CTA 'L' lines at State/Lake Station
Adjacent stop Adjacent stop
West to Kimball
Brown Line (outer)
Previous stop
West to Harlem Lake
Green Line (outer/inner)
East to Ashland/63rd, Cottage Grove
Previous stop
Orange Line (inner)
Following stop
Pink Line (inner)
Purple Line (inner)



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