STAPLES Center: Parking & Directions

Directions to STAPLES Center

The arena location is accessible from many freeways. Please be advised when planning your route to STAPLES Center that Chick Hearn Ct. is frequently closed between Figueora St. and Georgia St. (the street just west of Nokia Theatre).

110 Freeway Southbound

from Pasadena, etc.

  • 110 Freeway South
  • Exit Olympic Blvd. and turn right at end of ramp (Blaine Street)
  • Turn right on Olympic Blvd.
  • Continue on Olympic Blvd. and turn right at Figueroa Street

110 Freeway Northbound

from Carson, San Pedro, etc.

  • Take 110 Freeway North and exit at Pico Boulevard
  • Continue north past Pico Blvd. (on Cherry St.) to 11th Street and turn right

5 Freeway Southbound

from Santa Clarita, Burbank, Glendale, etc.

  • 5 Freeway South
  • 110 Freeway South
  • Exit Olympic Blvd. and turn right at end of ramp (Blaine Street)
  • Turn right on Olympic Blvd.
  • Continue on Olympic Blvd. and turn right at Figueroa Street

5 Freeway Northbound

from San Diego, Orange County, Anaheim, etc.

  • 5 Freeway North
  • 10 Freeway West (towards Los Angeles)
  • Take 110 Freeway North and exit at Pico Boulevard
  • Continue north past Pico Blvd. (on Cherry St.) to 11th Street and turn right

10 Freeway Eastbound

from Santa Monica, Culver City, Westwood, etc.

  • 10 Freeway East
  • Exit Hoover Street, turn left and continue to Alvarado Street
  • Turn right at Pico Blvd.
  • Continue on Pico Blvd. to LA LIVE Way
  • At L.A. LIVE Way, turn left to 11th Street/Chick Hearn Ct.
  • At 11th Street/Chick Hearn Ct., turn right

10 Freeway Westbound

from West Covina, San Bernadino, etc.

  • 10 Freeway West (towards Los Angeles)
  • Take 110 Freeway North and exit at Pico Boulevard
  • Continue north past Pico Blvd. (on Cherry St.) to 11th Street and turn right

405 Freeway Southbound

from San Fernando Valley, Van Nuys, Beverly Hills, etc.

  • 405 Freeway South
  • 10 Freeway East
  • Exit Hoover Street, turn left and continue to Alvarado Street
  • Turn right at Pico Blvd.
  • Continue on Pico Blvd. to LA LIVE Way
  • At L.A. LIVE Way, turn left to 11th Street/Chick Hearn Ct.
  • At 11th Street/Chick Hearn Ct., turn right

405 Freeway Northbound

from Long Beach, Orange County, Anaheim, etc.

  • 405 Freeway North to 110 Freeway north (Harbor Freeway/Los Angeles)
  • Take 110 Freeway north and transition to the 10 Freeway West
  • Take the Pico Blvd. off ramp
  • Continue north past Pico Blvd. (on L.A. LIVE Way) to 11th Street/Chick Hearn Ct.
  • At 11th Street/Chick Hearn Ct., turn right

101 Freeway Southbound

from San Fernando Valley, Hollywood, etc.

  • 101 Freeway South
  • 110 Freeway South
  • Exit Olympic Blvd. and turn right at end of ramp (Blaine Street)
  • Turn right on Olympic Blvd.
  • Continue on Olympic Blvd. and turn right at Figueroa Street

General Directions from Local Airports

LAX

  • 105 Fwy east to 110 Fwy north (Harbor Fwy/Los Angeles)
  • exit 110 Fwy north at Adams Blvd. and turn left to Figueroa St.
  • at Figueroa St. turn right to Pico Blvd.
  • at Pico Blvd. turn left to Cherry St.
  • turn right on Cherry St. to 11th St.
  • turn right on 11th St.
  • STAPLES Center will be on the right side of 11th St

Burbank Airport

  • 5 Fwy south to 110 Fwy south (Harbor Fwy/Los Angeles)
  • exit 110 Fwy north at Olympic Blvd. and turn left to 11th St.
  • at 11th St. turn left and continue past Cherry St. and Georgia St.
  • STAPLES Center will be on the right side of 11th St.

John Wayne Airport

  • 405 Fwy north to 110 Fwy north (Harbor Fwy/Los Angeles)
  • exit 110 Fwy north at Adams Blvd. and turn left to Figueroa St.
  • at Figueroa St. turn right to Pico Blvd.
  • at Pico Blvd. turn left to Cherry St.
  • turn right on Cherry St. to 11th St.
  • turn right on 11th St.
  • STAPLES Center will be on the right side of 11th St.

Public Transportation

Metro Bus and Rail

Metro Bus routes service all of Los Angeles and many lines stop near L.A. LIVE including lines 30, 81, 439, 442, 460 and the Silver Line. Metro Rail transportation is also available. To find the route that's best for you, use the Metro Trip Planner at www.metro.net or contact Metro at (323) GO METRO or (323) 466-3876.

DASH

DASH Bus Route F has several stops on Figueroa St. adjacent to L.A. LIVE. For details on DASH service, go to www.ladottransit.com.

Metrolink

Metrolink operates train service within Southern California from Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Orange, and North San Diego Counties. They now have special weekend passes for only $10 which includes free connections to Metro bus and rail lines that stop nearby. For train schedules and more information, please call (800) 371-5465 or visit metrolinktrains.com.

AMTRAK

AMTRAK Train service to Union Station gets you into the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, where you can transfer to Metro Rail. Go to www.amtrak.com or call (800) USA-RAIL for train schedules and information.