INFORMATION ON HOW TO GET TO THE FESTIVAL
2013 Travel Packages
If you’re coming into Chicago from out of town and want to get your tickets, hotel & specialty merch at the same time? Click Here to view our selection of 2013 Travel Packages.
Where to Enter Lollapalooza
Grant Park in downtown Chicago is the annual host of Lollapalooza. There’s a Main Entrance to Lolla at Michigan & Congress, in addition to the North Entrance at Columbus & Monroe. The Box Office is just north of the Main Entrance at S. Michigan Ave & E. Van Buren St. Your wristband allows entry at both entrances, so check and see which line is shorter.
Festival Gates & Hours
Gates for Lollapalooza will open at 11AM CST and the music will end at 10PM CST.
CTA, Metra and Pace – all in one place! Plan your Lollapalooza trip today using the RTA‘s trip planner goroo.com with real-time travel information. Then tell us who you’re seeing and how you’re getting there using transit on our Facebook Page!
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has got you covered. With train and bus routes to Grant Park, throughout the city and to both major airports, CTA is clearly the way. Map out your route on CTA or click here to buy a CTA Visitor Pass (the best value!)
Traveling from the suburbs? Metra’s commuter rail system makes it easy. Click here for the scoop on riding Metra to and from Lolla and to see a map of nearby Metra stations.
Ride Your Bike
If you’re riding a bike to Lollapalooza, bike parking will be available south of the main entrance on Michigan Avenue. You’ll find bike racks both north and south of Balbo Avenue. Be sure to bring your own lock!
Care To Carpool?
Looking for a fun and easy way to get to Lollapalooza? Share a ride with other festival goers and get the party started before you even reach the gates! Driving? Post your trip on Zimride and sell the empty seats in your car. Looking for a ride?
Click Here to book cheap seats in one of the many Lollapalooza carpools listed on Zimride.Share a ride to Lollapalooza.
Rent A Bike
As a special offer just for Lollapalooza attendees, our friends at Bike and Roll Chicago are giving discounts on bike rentals, guided bike tours, and Segway tours.Check out their special rental packages (a 65% savings for Festival patrons!). Avoid traffic hassles, and choose a healthy, eco-friendly way of getting to and from the festival or tour Chicago and enjoy its 30+ miles of lakefront paths and 77 different neighborhoods. Click here for more information.
Convenient and security patrolled 24-hour parking is available directly beneath Grant Park in four underground garages as well as Soldier Field’s North Garage. Reserve discounted parking in advance and locate other parking options by visiting SpotHero’s Lollapalooza Parking Page.
Grab a cab and get dropped off on Michigan Avenue at Congress. Then head over to the Box Office and into Lollapalooza.