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.

Blue Line Improvement Project Notice

Metro will begin another round of significant construction and maintenance improvements on Saturday, January 26 through late May, 2019. The nature of the work on the Blue Line will require portions of the line to be temporarily closed for two extended four-month closures beginning 4am, Saturday, January 26, 2019.

  • Blue Line will be out of service from 103rd St/Watts Towers Station to the Downtown Long Beach Station.
  • Blue Line service will be maintained from 7th St/Metro Center to 103rd St/Watts Towers Station.
  • Blue Line Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station will be out of service, connection to Green Line remains open.
  • Three levels of bus shuttle service will be provided.
    • Blue Line Local Shuttle (Free)
      Serving all closed stations operating Blue Line hours.
    • Blue Line Select Shuttle (Free transfer with TAP or $1.75)
      Serving select closed stations, Monday through Friday, peak hours (5:30-9am, 3-7pm).
    • Blue Line Express Shuttle (Free transfer with TAP or $1.75)
      Express stops Monday through Friday, peak hours (5:30-9am, 3-7pm).

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 Click here to plan your trip
Metro Map

Directions using Metro

From South Bay/Los Angeles International Airport
  • Take the Green Line towards Norwalk
  • Change at Willowbrook Station (formerly Imperial/Wilmington) to Blue Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
From Pasadena
  • Take Gold Line towards Union Station
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western Station
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line to Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks on the left
OR
  • Take Gold Line towards Union Station
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right
From East Los Angeles
  • Take Gold Line towards Pasadena/Sierra Madre Villa
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks on the left
OR
  • Take Gold Line towards Pasadena/Sierra Madre Villa
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right
From Mid-Wilshire
  • Take Purple Line towards Union Station
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
OR
  • Take Purple Line towards Union Station
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right
From Culver City
  • Take Expo Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the left
From Norwalk
  • Take Green Line towards LAX/South Bay
  • Change at Willowbrook Station (formerly Imperial/Wilmington) to Blue Line Northbound
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
From Long Beach
  • Take Blue Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
    See line closures
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
From North Hollywood/Hollywood
  • Take the Red Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
OR
  • Take the Red Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right
From South Bay/Los Angeles International Airport
  • Take the Green Line towards Norwalk
  • Change at Willowbrook Station (formerly Imperial/Wilmington) to Blue Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
From Pasadena
  • Take Gold Line towards Union Station
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western Station
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line to Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks on the left
OR
  • Take Gold Line towards Union Station
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right
From East Los Angeles
  • Take Gold Line towards Pasadena/Sierra Madre Villa
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks on the left
OR
  • Take Gold Line towards Pasadena/Sierra Madre Villa
  • Change at Union Station to Red Line towards North Hollywood or Purple Line towards Wilshire/Western
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right
From Mid-Wilshire
  • Take Purple Line towards Union Station
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
OR
  • Take Purple Line towards Union Station
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right
From Culver City
  • Take Expo Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the left
From Norwalk
  • Take Green Line towards LAX/South Bay
  • Change at Willowbrook Station (formerly Imperial/Wilmington) to Blue Line Northbound
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
From Long Beach
  • Take Blue Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
    See line closures
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
From North Hollywood/Hollywood
  • Take the Red Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Change at 7th St/Metro Center Station to Blue Line towards Long Beach or Expo Line towards Culver City
  • Exit Pico Station
  • Walk West one block on Pico Blvd.
  • Go North/right on Figueroa, L.A. LIVE is 2 blocks North on your left
OR
  • Take the Red Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Exit 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Walk West to Figueroa St.
  • Go South/left on Figueroa St., L.A. LIVE is 4 blocks on the right