Travel to the Gateway Arch easily through a variety of transportation and parking options. As part of the CityArchRiver 2015 project celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Arch, the Arch grounds and Jefferson National Expansion Memorial are currently under construction.
Drive | Determine which exit to take from each interstate, and where to park in downtown St. Louis. Please note that there is no dedicated parking for the Gateway Arch.
Walk | Find the easiest route by foot.
Ride Public Transit | Take public transportation.
Bus Directions and Parking | Travel via school or tour bus.
- Highway & Ramp Closures in effect Friday, May 29 at 8pm through Monday, June 1 at 5am. Affected routes include: Poplar Street Bridge (64 westbound/55 southbound) from Illinois, 44 eastbound/55 northbound from the south. Click here for detours for affected routes.
- Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, from the middle of the Grand Staircase below the Arch to Biddle Street, is currently closed.
- Walnut Street is open to two-way traffic from Memorial Drive to 8th street.
- Memorial Drive northbound between Walnut Street and Washington Avenue is permanently closed.
- From Interstate 44 East depressed lanes, Exit 292 is now open, for access to downtown parking.
- Washington Avenue between Memorial Drive and Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard is permanently closed.
Please allow extra time and check the following sources to save time:
Missouri Department of Transportation Weekly Updates
Missouri Department of Transportation’s Traveler Information Map
For additional information or assistance, contact our Call Center at 877-982-1410:
Summer (Memorial Day weekend–Labor Day weekend), Monday–Saturday, 8am–8pm and Sunday, 8am–6pm
Winter (Labor Day weekend–Memorial Day weekend), Daily, 9am–5pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.