Now arriving in Chicago.

Traveling around Chicago is fast and easy with your Ventra card
on iPhone or Apple Watch. Just tap and ride —

no need to use
Face ID or Touch ID.

Ride the

buses and trainswith Pay.

Ventra is accepted on CTA and Pace throughout the Chicago area. With your Ventra card in Wallet, you can easily get where you need to go with just
your iPhone or Apple Watch.

How to add a Ventra card
to the Wallet app.

Step 1

Log in to the Ventra
app

and tap Cards.

Step 2

Tap Add to
Apple Wallet.*

Step 3

Done. Tap and ride.

How to transfer your physical
Ventra card to your iPhone.

If you already have a full-fare physical Ventra card, you can easily transfer it to your iPhone or Apple Watch.

  1. Open the Ventra app and sign in to your account.
  2. Select the Ventra card you want to transfer.
  3. Tap Add to Apple Wallet.

Download the Ventra app

A fast way to
travel across
Chicago.

Use your iPhone or Apple Watch to pay your fare on CTA and Pace using transit value or passes.

See where Ventra is accepted

Reload on
the go.

With Apple Pay, you can add transit value to your Ventra card instantly in the Ventra app anytime from wherever you are.

Find it all in
Apple Wallet.

Keep your credit and debit cards, tickets, keys, and more all in one place.

Learn more about Wallet

Questions answered.

What devices are eligible for Ventra card in Apple Wallet?

iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE (2016), or later running the latest version of iOS, or Apple Watch Series 1 or later running the latest version of watchOS.

Can I pay for transit with my credit or debit card in Apple Wallet?

Yes, you can pay for transit with a credit or debit card in the Chicago area anywhere Ventra is accepted. You will need to authenticate with Face ID, Touch ID, or a passcode to tap your payment card to ride transit in Chicago.

For questions about the Ventra app, visit the Ventra website.

For questions about Apple Pay, visit the Apple Support website.

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  • * To add a Ventra transit card to Wallet, you need the Ventra app downloaded on an iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE (2016), or later running the latest version of iOS, or an Apple Watch Series 1 or later running the latest version of watchOS.