Van Buren Street Station

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Directions to and from Van Buren Street Station  |  Nearby


Station entrances are located at the intersection of Michigan Ave and Van Buren St, as well as on Jackson Drive. The nearest CTA 'L' station is Harold Washington Library and Jackson station two blocks to the west.

Points of interest

Metra, South Shore Line

This station is served by the ME Metra Electric and South Shore Line trains. Waiting room is available. Metra and South Shore Line tickets may be purchased from a ticket agent, a South Shore Line ticket machine, online, or through the Ventra or South Shore Line mobile app. A $5 surcharge is applied to tickets purchased onboard Metra and $1 surcharge for South Shore Line.

This station features a side and a center platform. The side platform (track 1) is served by south southbound trains. The center platform (track 2 and 3) is served by northbound trains and some southbound trains. See monitor at the station for boarding location for specific train.

This stop is in fare zone 1.

Rail at Van Buren Street Station
Adjacent stop Adjacent stop
Chicago Millennium
North to Chicago
ME Metra Electric
11th St/Museum Campus
South to University Park, South Chicago, Blue Island
South Shore Line
11th St/Museum Campus
South to Gary, South Bend


Bronzeville/Union Station
King Drive
Cottage Grove
South Shore Express
Stony Island
Goose Island Express
Stockton/Michigan Express
Outer Drive Express
Jeffery Jump
Cottage Grove Owl