How Does It Work?
Riding the South Shore Line is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
Up to three children 13 years of age and under rides FREE with an accompanying adult on all weekend and holiday trains and weekday trains arriving at Millennium Station after 9:30 a.m. and departing before 3:30 p.m. and after 6:30 p.m. Other children 13 years of age and under ride at reduced (1/2) fare at all times.
An accompanying adult must be a parent or legal guardian and at least 21 years of age.
Passengers 65 years of age or older are eligible for reduced fares on all trains. To qualify, present proof of age (driver’s license, other government-issued I.D., RTA, or Medicare card) at time of purchase. Seniors qualified for “Senior Ride Free” RTA Reduced Fare Card ride free between Hegewisch and Chicago.
Active duty military personnel with a Uniformed Services Common Access Card (CAC) may travel at reduced fare at all times.
Reduced fare for youths commuting to accredited elementary , middle and high schools. To qualify for a reduced one-way or 25-ride ticket, contact NICTD or a ticket agent for an application and more information.
For groups of 10 or more passengers, call (219) 874-4221, ext. 245 at least 14 days in advance for special group rates.
If you would like to request a refund for a ticket purchased through the South Shore mobile app, please contact App Support via the app by selecting “More” in the menu options, and “App Support” from the HELP section.
To receive a refund for an unused ticket or if the SSL is providing refunds for one-way tickets due to an extensive delay, you will need to mail your ticket to:
NICTD Attn: Refunds 503 North Carroll Avenue Michigan City, IN 46360
*Please include your name, address and phone number with the ticket.