The Staples Center is home to the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks. Check out our complete guide for everything you need to know about Staples Center parking!
The Staples Center is a large, multi-purpose sports arena in downtown Los Angeles. The arena also hosts tons of concerts and events throughout the year. Whether you’re looking for a map of nearby parking garages, street parking tips, or information about how to reserve parking online ahead of time, we’ve got you covered!
Staples Center Parking Options
West Garage/Lot W, Gate B
$10-$30 depending on event attended.
Gate B opens 3 1/2 hrs before event time.
Recommended for an event lasting over 3 1/2 hrs.
East Garage/Lot E
$10: First 2 hrs
$10: Each additional 1/2 hr
$30 daily max
$20: First 2 hrs
$10: Each additional 1/2 hr
$40 daily max
Staples Center Parking Map
There are around 3,300 official Staples Center parking spots, and about 10,000 spots in the surrounding area. Lot W (West Garage) and Lot E (East Garage) are open 6 AM- 2 AM daily.
Lot 1 and Lot C open 2.5 hours before the beginning of an event. All other lots open 1.5 hours before the beginning of the event.
Street Parking There is ample street parking in the area surrounding the Staples Center. Please be observant of meters and no parking/ tow away zones.
Tailgating at the Staples Center
Tailgating is strictly prohibited and enforced by the LAPD in any area. Local bars and restaurants are great to grab a bite to eat or drink before a game.
Staples Center Handicap Parking
Designated parking is available for guests with disabilities. These spaces are located in the West Garage, the East Garage, and Lots 4, 8, 9, and 10. All of these zones contain van-accessible spaces, and are designated for vehicles displaying a current state-issued disability placard or license plate. For more information, the Guest Services can explain the options for handicap parking to a deeper degree. Proof of California ADA registration may also be needed for such an interaction. Guest Services can be reached at (213) 742-7326.
Public Transportation to Staples Center
Metrolink operates in Southern California from Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Orange, and North San Diego Counties. Weekend passes can be purchased for $10 that includes free connections to rail lines and Metro buses. Learn more at Metrolink.
Staples Center Parking Resources
Official Staples Center Parking Page The official overview of parking policies.
SpotHero Compare parking options near Staples Center and book a guaranteed parking space in advance with SpotHero.
Staples Center Yelp Hear about the Staples Center experience directly from fans.