Public Transportation

Important Station Closure Information

Blue Line Station Closures

  • June 1 – Late September 2019
    Between 7th St/Metro Center and Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Stations.
    A shuttle will be operating between the closed stations.

Expo Line Station Closures

  • June 22 – Late August 2019
    7th St/Metro Center and Pico Stations
    A shuttle will be operating from the closed stations to LATTC/Ortho Institute Station.

Learn more about the New Blue Line Improvement Project.

Directions using Metro Rail

From South Bay/Los Angeles International Airport

  1. Take the Green Line towards Norwalk
  2. Change at Willowbrook Station (formerly Imperial/Wilmington) to the Blue Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  3. Exit Pico Station
  4. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  5. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left.

From North Hollywood/Hollywood

  1. Take the Red Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  2. Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to the Blue Line towards Long Beach
  3. Exit Pico Station
  4. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  5. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left

OR

  1. Take the Red Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  2. Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  3. Walk West to Figueroa
  4. Turn left on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right

From Pasadena

  1. Take Gold Line towards Union Station
  2. Change at Union Station to the Red Line towards North Hollywood or the Purple Line towards Wilshsire/Western
  3. Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to the Blue Line towards Long Beach
  4. Exit Pico Station
  5. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  6. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left

OR

  1. Take the Gold Line towards Union Station
  2. Change at Union Station to the Red Line towards North Hollywood or the Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  3. Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  4. Walk West to Figueroa
  5. Turn left on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right

From East Los Angeles

  1. Take the Gold Line towards Pasadena/Sierra Madre Villa
  2. Change at Union Station to the Red Line towards North Hollywood or the Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  3. Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to the Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  4. Exit Pico Station
  5. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  6. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left

OR

  1. Take the Gold Line towards Pasadena/Sierra Madre Villa
  2. Change at Union St/Metro Center Station
  3. Walk West to Figueroa
  4. Turn left on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right

From Mid-Wilshire

  1. Take the Purple Line towards Union Station
  2. Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to the Blue Line towards Long Beach or the Expo Line towards Culver City
  3. Exit Pico Station
  4. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  5. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left

OR

  1. Take the Purple Line towards Union Station
  2. Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  3. Walk West to Figueroa
  4. Turn left on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right

From Culver City

  1. Take the Expo Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  2. Exit Pico Station
  3. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  4. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left

From Norwalk

  1. Take the Green Line towards LAX/South Bay
  2. Change at Willowbrook Station (formerly Imperial/Wilmington) to the Blue Line Northbound
  3. Exit Pico Station
  4. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  5. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left

From Long Beach

  1. Take the Metro Blue Line Express Shuttle to Pico Station
  2. Exit Pico Station
  3. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  4. Turn right on Figueroa. L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on the left

Metro Bus

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 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.

Note: Amtrak passengers must purchase a separate ticket to ride the Metro Rail.

Ride Share Info

Please obey all posted signs when dropping off and be aware that LAPD will enforce the "No Stopping" signs posted throughout the district. There are areas designated for drop-off and pick-up. Ride Shares must drop-off and pick-up passengers in these designated areas. The pick-up/drop-off areas are:

  • The white zone on Chick Hearn Ct. (Eastbound) between L.A. Live Way and Georgia St.
  • The white zone on Figueroa St. (Southbound) between 12th St and Pico.

Please see the Parking Lot Map and locate the designated Drop-Off and Pick-up areas.