The United Center is home to the NBA’s Chicago Bulls and NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks. Our ultimate parking guide has everything you need to know about the best parking deals, closest spots, and more!
Parking At The United Center
The United Center has 12 official parking lots just outside of the arena. Prices are $24 for general parking if paid in advance on the United Center website. Traffic at these lots and immediately around the arena is expected to increase with construction at the United Center currently underway. All parking lots open 2 hours prior to event time. View the table and map below for more information on official United Center parking.
Official United Center Parking Passes
United Center has teamed up with SpotHero to provide parking in 8 of their official parking facilities. You may purchase a parking pass with rates starting at $22. This pass will guarantee a spot in one of the following parking lots: Lot A, B, D, E, F, J, L, and MXC garage.
Once you’ve purchased your Official Lot Parking Pass:
- Show the attendant your parking pass upon arrival. The attendant will scan the QR code on your SpotHero parking pass for validation
- If the United Center Official lot you arrive to is reported full, the attendant will direct you to the next closest official lot
- The SpotHero Official United Center Lot reservation is NOT valid at the C, H, or K lots
|Lot Name||Reserved in Advance||On-Site Payment|
|Lot A, B, D, E, F, J, L, and MXC garage||$22||$24|
|Lot C & K (Ticketmaster only)||$27||$29|
United Center Parking Map
Public Parking at United Center
You can find tons of parking around the United Center in public parking lots. You can make a reservation at one of these lots and will show the attendant your SpotHero parking pass. Listed are the average gameday/event parking rates.
|Lot Name||Event Rate||Walking Distance||Reserve Online|
|2000 W Madison St. Lot||$20||3 mins||Book Now|
|Early Arrival Lot – 2033 W Madison St.||$15||4 mins||Book Now|
|26 N Damen Ave. Lot||$20||4 mins||Book Now|
|105 S Wood St. Lot||$20||5 mins||Book Now|
|100 S Damen Ave. Lot||$20||5 mins||Book Now|
|1722 W Warren Blvd. Lot||$16||6 mins||Book Now|
United Center Handicap Parking
Vehicles with a valid handicapped place card are permitted to park in the United Center’s Lot G South, which is located at the intersection of Damen Avenue and Monroe Street. The Chicago Transit Authority provides transportation to and from the United Center to guests with disabilities. More information can be found in the United Center’s accessibility guide.
Public Transit to United Center
Take the Orange, Green, Purple, or Brown lines to Madison.
Take #20 Madison buses west.
To the United Center: #19 United Center Express Bus runs on game days. The bus runs 90 minutes before the game and runs every 10 minutes until 30 minutes before the start of the game. Boarding is southbound on Michigan and Randolph.
The #20 Madison bus runs west on Madison St., starting downtown at Wabash St. It makes all stops to the United Center
From North: Take I-90 East to the Madison Street exit and turn right. The stadium will be on the left.
From South: Take I-55 North to the Damen exit and turn left. After driving northbound for about 7 minutes, the stadium will be on the right.
From East: Take Madison Street west from the loop.
From West: Take I-290 to Exit 28 (Damen Avenue). Take Damen Ave. north to Madison Street. Turn right onto Madison Street, and the stadium will be on the right.
United Center Parking Resources
Official United Center Page Official homepage for the United Center.
SpotHero Compare parking options near United Center and book a guaranteed parking space in advance with SpotHero.
Official United Center Parking Page Official parking information, directions, and map.
United Center FAQ Frequently asked questions about the United Center.