|About the card|
Chicago Card Plus
Chicago Card Plus / I-GO
|A faster way to board and pay on CTA buses and at train stations. Fares are protected (if registered).||The convenience and speed of Chicago Card, plus online account management and added fare options.||Chicago Card Plus and I-GO Membership on one card: Access CTA buses and trains and I-GO cars.|
|Use cash or credit cards* at vending machines in stations or at Touch-n-Go locations.||Automatically reloads with your selected payment method online or through the Transit Benefit Fare Program.||CTA account automatically reloads with your credit/debit card or through the Transit Benefit Fare Program. I‑GO account charges vehicle usage separately—pay when you use a vehicle.|
|Check at vending machines or at Touch-n-Go locations.||Check value online or by calling CTA Customer Service.||Check CTA account online (chicago-card.com) or by calling CTA Customer Service. Check I-GO account online (igocars.org) or by calling I-GO Member Services.|
|Pay-per-use (fares are deducted from card balance as you go).||Pay-per-use or 30-Day Pass (unlimited rides for 30-day period).||On CTA: Pay-per-use or 30-Day Pass. I‑GO offers two pay-as-you-drive plans as well as two monthly plans.|
|Optional.||Required, including e-mail address.||Required including e-mail address for CTA account. Age verification, driver eligibility, and credit check required for I-GO membership. Check eligibility here.|
*Credit card vending machines are only at
select station locations.
**Registering your card allows you to recover value in the event your card is lost or stolen.