Getting Here

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-owned parking lots. More than 10,000 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. Rates and hours of operation in these lots vary and are controlled by private management of the individual lots.

Designated parking is available for guests with disabilities. These spaces, including van-accessible spaces, are designated for vehicles displaying a current state-issued disability placard or license plate. Please view our parking map for locations. Parking is on a first come first serve basis. For additional information and help please contact Parking Services at (213) 765-6815.

For the best routes to STAPLES Center and real-time traffic, we recommend using Waze.

Hours of Operation & Pricing

Parking LOT W (West Garage) and LOT E (East Garage) are open 6 AM - 2 AM 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.

West Garage (Lot W, Gate B)

When attending an event (lasting 3½ hours or more), we recommend the West Garage (Lot W, Gate B, Enter on Chick Hearn Ct.). Pay a flat rate ($10-$30 depending on the event) upon entering the lot. Stay as late as you wish - don't worry about a validation. Gate B opens 3½ hours prior to event time.

East Garage (Lot E) - Timed Parking, $30 max

  • $10 = First 2 hours (no purchase necessary);
  • $10 = Each additional ½ hour (or fraction thereof, $30 daily maximum);

Valet (East Garage) - Timed Parking, $40 max

  • $20 = First 2 hours (no purchase necessary);
  • $10 = Each additional ½ hour (or fraction thereof, $40 daily maximum)

Parking Information

Prepaid Parking

Prepaid parking is available through STAPLES Center Box Office and online at AXS.com.

Buses and Limousines

Space for oversized vehicles is very limited, therefore we recommend that all oversize vehicles such as limousines, buses, RVs make arrangements 10 days prior to the event. Please call (213)765-6815 to obtain a prepaid parking pass.

Oversized vehicles will not be accepted in LOT 1. Space permitting, oversized vehicles may be taken in other lots but will be charged an additional fee. General parking for oversized vehicles is sold on a first come, first serve basis and usually fills quickly.

Motorcycle Parking

Designated motorcycle parking is located in the West Garage, level P1. Motorcycles are subject to posted parking rates. Unauthorized vehicles may be immobilized.

L.A. LIVE Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

There are a total of sixteen (16) Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations in the two parking facilities on the L.A. LIVE campus. The West Garage has 8 charging stations and is located at 1005 W. Chick Hearn Ct., Los Angeles, CA 90015. The East Garage has 8 charging stations and is located at 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015.

EV charging spaces are conveniently located near the pedestrian access points of the garages. Please note that there is a fee for charging; the charging rate is $1 per hour for the 1st 4 hours, $3 per hour thereafter. Please see the kiosk prior to use.

L.A. LIVE is on the Chargepoint Network. For more information visit www.chargepoint.com

Bicycle Parking Information

Available at the following locations:

  • In the P1 level of the East Garage located at Olympic Blvd. and Francisco St. Ride down the ramp, racks are located to the left.
  • On the South side of STAPLES Center near the Los Angeles Convention Center at Gilbert Lindsey Plaza
  • Bicycles may not be parked in any location other than those designated above. Locks will be cut without warning.

No Parking/Tow Away Zones

Please observe the No Parking zones located throughout the district. Specifically, Chick Hearn Court (formerly 11th Street) between L.A. Live Way and Figueroa is designated as a No Parking/Tow Away zone. Violators will be ticketed and/or towed. If you wish to purchase tickets at the Box Office or to shop at Team LA, please park in Lot W.

Tailgating Prohibited

Tailgating is prohibited in any of the L.A. LIVE and STAPLES Center parking lots.

Complimentary AAA Roadside Assistance

The Auto Club is at STAPLES Center during LA Kings and L.A. Lakers home games (1 ½ hours after game start to 1 hour after game ends) to provide fans with complimentary roadside assistance. Please contact the STAPLES Center parking office for details, (213) 742-PARK (7275). Vehicles requesting service must be parked in STAPLES Center parking lots. Certain restrictions may apply.

  • AAA Members 24-hour Emergency Roadside Assistance (800) 400-4222
  • AAA General Information for New Members (800) 628-CLUB

Parking Contact Information

STAPLES Center & L.A. LIVE Parking Office (213) 742-PARK (7275) or email [email protected]

Lot 1

900 Chick Hearn Court
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot SW VIP

900 Chick Hearn Court
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot C

1145 L.A. Live Way
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot 9

1025 South Flower Street
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot W

1005 Chick Hearn Court
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot E

888 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot 4

966 Georgia Street
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot 12

840 Francisco Street
Los Angeles, California 90017

Pico Lot

1302 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90015

Lot 11

1111 South Hope Street
Los Angeles, California 90015