Parking and Directions

PARKING AT STAPLES CENTER

Located in downtown Los Angeles, STAPLES Center is easily accessible from several major freeways and from a variety of public transportation options. There are 3,300 parking spaces at STAPLES Center with more than 16,000 parking spaces available within a seven to ten minute walk to the district. The exciting events hosted at STAPLES Center often attract large crowds. It is recommended that you plan your trip before you leave home and allow extra time for unanticipated delays due to traffic congestion, road construction, etc. Always follow traffic safety precautions when traveling to and from events.

Other Parking

More than 16,000 parking spaces are available within a seven to ten minute walk to the district. These lots are privately owned and operated. Parking at these lots provides an affordable option to guests within a short walking distance.

Parking Lot Hours of Operation

Parking LOT W (West Garage) and LOT E (East Garage) are open 6 a.m. – 2 a.m. DAILY (holiday hours may vary). Parking LOT 1 and LOT C will open two and a half hours prior to the start of a STAPLES Center event. All other lots will open 90 minutes prior to the start of an event and will remain staffed 60 minutes after an event. No overnight parking or in-and-out privileges are permitted

Directions

From Los Angeles International Airport

  • Take 105E to 110N
  • Exit Pico Blvd./10W and take the Pico Blvd. off ramp on the left
  • Continue on L.A. Live Wy and turn right at Chick Hearn Ct.

From Santa Monica, West Los Angeles

  • Take 10E (towards downtown Los Angeles)
  • Exit Hoover St. Make a left from off ramp.
  • Continue on Hoover and bear right at Alvarado St.
  • Turn right at Pico Blvd.
  • Turn left at L.A. Live Way
  • Turn right at Chick Hearn Ct.

From San Fernando Valley

  • Take 101S to 110S
  • Exit Olympic Blvd. and turn left at end of ramp (Blaine St.)
  • Turn left at 11th St.
  • Turn left into West Garage.

From San Bernardino

  • Take 10W (towards Los Angeles)
  • Take 110N and exit Pico Blvd.
  • Continue North past Pico Blvd. (on L.A. Live Way) to 11th St. and
    turn right

From Orange County, San Diego

  • 405N to 110N
  • Exit Pico Blvd./10W and take the Pico Blvd. off ramp on the left
  • Continue on L.A. Live Way and turn right at 11th St.