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STAPLES Center is located at 1111 S. Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles, next to the Convention Center. There are many alternative forms of transportation to STAPLES Center events, including frequent Metro Rail trains and Metro buses which frequently stop near STAPLES Center.

Metro Rail

If you're coming to STAPLES Center or L.A. LIVE by rail, ride the Metro Blue or Expo Line to Pico Station (2 min walk) or the Metro Red or Purple Line to 7th St/Metro Center Station (7 min walk). 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.

Directions to STAPLES Center 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 Blue Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  3. Exit Pico Station
  4. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  5. Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your 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 Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  3. Exit Pico Station
  4. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  5. Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks 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 St.
  4. Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right

[+] From Pasadena

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

OR

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

[+] From East Los Angeles

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

OR

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

[+] From Mid-Wilshire

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

OR

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

[+] From Culver City

1. Take Expo Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station

  1. Exit Pico Station
  2. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  3. Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the left

[+] From Norwalk

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

[+] From Long Beach

  1. Take Blue Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  2. Exit Pico Station
  3. Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  4. Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks 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. 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