INFORMATION ON HOW TO GET TO THE FESTIVAL
Fly To Lolla On Virgin America
Virgin America makes flying good again with music, TV, movies, and WiFi. Lollapalooza fans get a special offer on flights from San Francisco and Los Angeles. Click Here to book your ticket to the festival!
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.
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
Peddle down to Lolla! Take advantage of the Active Transportation Alliance Bike Valet on the northwest corner of Lakshore and Monroe.
Bike racks are available next to the Lolla Box Office on Columbus Drive between Congress and Balbo.
Bike racks are available next to the Lolla Box Office on Columbus Drive between Congress and Balbo. You must provide your own lock. The City of Chicago also provides free, secure bike parking at the McDonald’s Cycle Center in Millenium Park.
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.