STAPLES CENTER PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

There are many alternative forms of transportation to STAPLES Center events, including Metro Rail and Metro buses which frequently stop near STAPLES Center. If you're coming to STAPLES Center by train, Metro Rail Pico Station is only a block away from the STAPLES Center. To find the route that's best for you, use the Trip Planner on www.metro.net.

Please check Metrolink train schedules at www.metrolinktrains.com to ensure proper train service is available or call (800) 371-LINK (5465).

For Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules go to www.amtrak.com or (800) USA-RAIL

For Metro schedules and information visit the Metro trip planner at www.metro.net or call (323) Go Metro or (323.466.3876).

DIRECTIONS:
Via Metrolink:
On Metrolink, take the Antelope Valley, Orange County Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura or 91 lines to LA Union Station.
From LA Union Station take the Red or Purple Line to the 7th Street Station.
Transfer to the Blue Line
Exit the Blue Line at the Pico/Chick Hearn station
STAPLES Center is less than a block walk from the station.

NOTES:
Take note that your valid Metrolink ticket is good for a free transfer onto the Metro system. You do not need to purchase an additional ticket.
Make sure you check Metrolink train times, as many train lines stop running before Kings games end.

EXTENDED HOURS:
Special late-night Red Line service till 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Service runs now through 12/27 for the holidays with connecting Downtown DASH service....Click here for more information.

DIRECTIONS:
Via Metro:

From Long Beach:
Take the Blue Line towards 7th Street/Metro Center
Get off at Pico/Chick Hearn station.
STAPLES Center is less than a block walk from the station.

From Pasasdena:
Take the Gold Line to Union Station
From Union Station take the Red or Purple Line to the 7th Street station.
Transfer to the Blue Line
Exit the Blue Line at the Pico/Chick Hearn station
STAPLES Center is less than a block walk from the station.

From the San Fernando Valley:
Take the Red Line to the 7th Street Station
Transfer to the Blue Line
Exit the Blue Line at the Pico/Chick Hearn station
STAPLES Center is less than a block walk from the station.

From LAX/Toyota Sports Center:
Take the Green Line to the Imperial/Washington station
Transfer to the Blue Line towards the 7th Street station
Get off at Pico/Chick Hearn station
STAPLES Center is less than a block walk from the station.

NOTE:
Metro requires a separate ticket for each line you ride on. There is a $5 day pass, which allows you unlimited travel along the Metro system until 3am. At night, the Blue Line stops at Pico/Chick Hearn every 20 minutes. Amtrak passengers must purchase a $5.00 Day Pass to ride the Metro Red, Purple or Blue Line trains.