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Welcome Back! Limited capacity tram tickets are now available. Books yours today! (Tram & movie reservations for a specific date become available five days prior.) The Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which includes the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Documentary Movie, The Arch Store and the Arch Café, is currently open.

For Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, the one-hour St. Louis Riverfront Cruise, as well as the Skyline Dinner Cruise and Arch View Lunch Cruise are available for purchase.

Gateway Arch visitors must enter the monument through the new west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs have become exits only. Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security.

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Gateway Arch Driving Directions

If you are driving to the Gateway Arch, please see below for directions from all major interstates in Missouri and Illinois. Once you’re downtown, find parking at one of the many Preferred Parking locations near the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse. Passenger drop-off/pick-up spaces available on 4th Street between Market & Chestnut.

Exiting from Missouri interstates 55, 44, 64/40 and 70

  • I-44 East/55 North | Take Exit 292 for Lumiere Place Blvd/Washington Avenue/Eads Bridge, then take the U-turn from the left lane to access Pine Street and downtown.
  • I-64 East | Take Exit 40 for the Last Missouri Exit. Turn left onto Gratiot Street, then left onto 4th Street. Continue north on 4th Street to access downtown.
  • I-70 East | Take Exit 249B for Tucker Boulevard. Continue south on Tucker Boulevard, then turn left onto Market Street to access downtown.

Exiting from Illinois interstates 55, 64 and 70 via Poplar Street Bridge, Martin Luther King Bridge, Eads Bridge and Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

  • Poplar Street Bridge (55 South/64 West) | After crossing the bridge, take exit 40D for Memorial Drive. Keep right on the exit and follow signs for Memorial Drive. Continue on Memorial Drive then take a forced left onto Walnut Street to access downtown.
  • Martin Luther King Bridge | After crossing the bridge, follow the road to the right, then turn left under the interstate onto Carr Street followed by an immediate left onto Broadway Street to access downtown.
  • Eads Bridge | After crossing the bridge, continue straight on Washington Avenue then turn left on Broadway to access downtown.
  • Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge | After crossing the bridge, take the left exit for North Tucker Boulevard. Continue south on Tucker Boulevard, then turn left on Market Street to access downtown.
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Riverboats at the Gateway Arch
Driving Directions

 

The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are located on the riverfront’s cobblestone levee at 50 S. Leonor K Sullivan Blvd., St. Louis, MO. Levee parking is available for a cash fee, or purchase your parking in advance by clicking gatewayarch.com/buytickets. To access the riverfront, take Chouteau Ave. to Leonor K Sullivan Blvd.

Note: Parking availability is subject to weather and river conditions.

DO NOT USE GPS NAVIGATION GPS use is NOT recommended due to recent street changes near the Gateway Arch Riverfront.

For directions to the riverfront, click Riverboat Directions.

Pedestrian Directions

Gateway Arch visitors must enter the monument through the new west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs have become exits only.

A note on accessibility:

  • Approaching from the west, all walking paths onto the Arch grounds from the City are open.
  • From the east (on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard), use the Grand Staircase. For wheelchair access, use the ramps from the riverfront to the Arch grounds.
  • From the north via Laclede’s Landing, the 1st and 2nd Street entrances to the park are also wheelchair accessible.

For additional information or assistance, contact our Call Center at (877) 982-1410.

Using Public Transit

By train, bus, or trolley, the Gateway Arch is easily accessible from throughout the St. Louis metro area. To find the MetroLink train station nearest you, visit the Metro Transit system map. Exit at the 8th and Pine station. Exit at the Laclede’s Landing station and walk south through the park to the Gateway Arch entrance. If you have not already purchased your tickets online at gatewayarch.com, tickets are available once inside to the left at the ticket center.

MetroBus serves the greater St. Louis and Metro East Illinois region. Refer to the Metro Transit map to determine the best route to the Gateway Arch from your location.

Call (314) 231-2345 or email transitinformation@metrostlouis.org for more information about MetroLink or MetroBus.

Bus Directions

Bus drivers, use the directions below to access the Gateway Arch and the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch from all major Missouri and Illinois interstates.

For directions to bus pick-up/drop-off areas and designated bus parking, including any current detours, see below. For maps and turn-by-turn directions, see below.

Please note that bus drop-off locations can temporarily accommodate parking during reduced visitation.

Gateway Arch Entrance Drop-Off

 

  • Bus drop-off is located on Market Street & Chestnut between Memorial Dr. & 4th on either side of Luther Ely Smith Square.
  • Closest drop-off to the Gateway Arch entrance.
  • Bus drop-off locations can temporarily accommodate parking during reduced visitation

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From Illinois: Poplar Street Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Poplar Street Bridge, use the right lane to take exit 40B for I-44 toward I-70/Kansas City/Walnut St.
  • Keep RIGHT at the fork to continue toward Memorial Drive.
  • Take the forced LEFT at Walnut St. then take an immediate RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.
  • Follow the road as it turns LEFT.
  • Bus Drop-Off will be on the RIGHT.

From Illinois: MLK Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Martin Luther King Bridge, make a SLIGHT RIGHT to stay on Lumiere Place Blvd.
  • Turn LEFT on Carr Street (crossing under I-44).
  • Turn LEFT on Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway for approximately 0.5 miles.
  • Turn LEFT on Chestnut Street.
  • Continue on Chestnut Street across 4th Street.
  • Bus drop-off will be on the RIGHT.

From Illinois: Eads Bridge

  • Heading WEST on Eads Bridge, continue straight onto Washington Avenue.
  • Turn LEFT on Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway then turn LEFT on Chestnut Street.
  • Continue on Chestnut Street across 4th Street.
  • Bus drop-off will be on the RIGHT.

From Illinois: Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, take the LEFT exit for N. Tucker Blvd.
  • Continue south on Tucker Blvd. then turn LEFT on Cole Street.
  • Continue EAST on Cole Street then take a RIGHT on Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway for approximately ½ mile.
  • Turn LEFT on Chestnut Street.
  • Bus Drop-Off will be on the RIGHT.

From Missouri: Interstates 55 Northbound & 44 Eastbound

  • Heading NORTH on I-55/EAST on I-44, take exit 291B for Walnut St.
  • Continue onto Memorial Dr then take the forced LEFT at Walnut St.
  • Take an immediate RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.
  • Follow the road as it turns LEFT.
  • Bus Drop-Off will be on the RIGHT.

From Missouri: Interstate 64 Eastbound

  • Heading EAST on I-64, take Exit 40 – the “Last Missouri Exit” – to South 6th Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Gratiot St.
  • Turn LEFT on S. 4th Street.
  • Continue NORTH on 4th Street for ½ mile then turn RIGHT on Chestnut St.
  • Bus Drop-Off will be on the RIGHT.

From Missouri: Interstate 70 Eastbound

  • Heading EAST on I-70, take Exit 249A to continue on 44-West/55-South.
  • Take exit 292B for Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway then turn LEFT on Chestnut Street.
  • Continue on Chestnut Street across 4th Street.
  • Bus drop-off will be on the RIGHT.

Old Cathedral Drop-Off

 

  • Bus drop-off is located on Memorial Drive at Walnut Street near the Old Cathedral Parking Lot.
  • Allows for an ADA accessible path for those visiting the Gateway Arch.
  • Bus drop-off inlet has space for 4 buses at a time. No parking is allowed in this space.

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From Illinois: Poplar Street Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Poplar Street Bridge, continue on Interstate 64 West.
  • Take exit 40A toward Stadium/Tucker Blvd.
  • Turn RIGHT on Clark Ave.
  • Take the first RIGHT onto S. 8th Street.
  • Continue south on 7th Street to Chouteau Ave.
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Take 3rd LEFT onto S. 2nd Street.
  • Turn LEFT at the T onto Poplar Street.
  • Follow Poplar Street to the RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.

From Illinois: MLK Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Martin Luther King Bridge, make a SLIGHT RIGHT to stay on N 3rd Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Carr Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway then turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Take 3rd LEFT onto S. 2nd Street.
  • Turn LEFT at the T onto Poplar Street.
  • Follow Poplar Street to the RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.

From Illinois: Eads Bridge

  • Heading WEST on Eads Bridge, continue straight onto Washington Avenue.
  • Turn left on Broadway.
  • Continue South on Broadway then turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Take 3rd LEFT onto S. 2nd Street.
  • Turn LEFT at the T onto Poplar Street.
  • Follow Poplar Street to the RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.

From Illinois: Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, take the LEFT exit for N. Tucker Blvd.
  • Continue south on Tucker Blvd.
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue east on Chouteau Ave.
  • Cross Broadway/4th Street then turn LEFT onto S. 2nd Street.
  • Turn LEFT at the T onto Poplar Street.
  • Follow Poplar Street to the RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.

From Missouri: Interstates 55 Northbound & 44 Eastbound

  • Heading NORTH on I-55/EAST on I-44, take exit 251C for Downtown/Memorial Drive.
  • Follow signs for Arch and merge onto Memorial Drive.

From Missouri: Interstate 64 Eastbound

  • Heading EAST on I-64, take Exit 40 – the “Last Missouri Exit” – to South 6th Street.
  • Continue STRAIGHT off of the exit on 6th street.
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Turn LEFT on South 2nd Street.
  • Turn LEFT at the T onto Poplar Street.
  • Follow Poplar Street to the RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.

From Missouri: Interstate 70 Eastbound

  • Heading EAST on I-70, take Exit 249A to continue on 44-West/55- South.
  • Take exit 292B for Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway for approximately 1.5 miles.
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Take 3rd LEFT onto S. 2nd Street.
  • Turn LEFT at the T onto Poplar Street.
  • Follow Poplar Street to the RIGHT onto Memorial Drive.

 

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Drop-Off

 

  • Recommended for those visiting the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch first on their itinerary
  • For access to South Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, please see instructions provided on itinerary. For more information, contact a Sales Manager at (314) 923-3047 or email groupsales@gatewayarch.com.
  • Allows for an accessible path to the Gateway Arch Riverboats

ALERT: Riverfront Detour on Weekends—Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd access is restricted from 8:00pm–6:00am every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening. During these times, levee parking and access to the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch is only available from the NORTH via Laclede’s Landing Blvd. Click here for detour directions.

Riverfront Directions

From Illinois: I-55 South/I-64 West – Congressman William C Clay Bridge

  • Take exit 40B
  • Stay on far RIGHT to exit on Walnut St.
  • Turn LEFT onto Walnut St.
  • Turn LEFT onto S. Broadway St.
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue EAST on Chouteau Ave. toward the riverfront mural wall
  • Turn LEFT on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd at the T
  • Continue NORTH on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., past Poplar St. to enter Levee Parking on RIGHT

From Illinois: Eads Bridge Heading WEST

ALERT: Eads bridge is currently closed

  • Continue straight across Memorial Dr.
  • Turn LEFT on S. Broadway St.
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue EAST on Chouteau Ave. toward the riverfront mural wall
  • Turn LEFT on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. at the T
  • Continue NORTH on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., past Poplar Street to enter Levee Parking on RIGHT

From Illinois: I-70 West – Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

  • Take the LEFT exit for N. Tucker Blvd. [will turn into Tucker Blvd.] and continue SOUTH
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue EAST on Chouteau Ave. toward the riverfront mural wall
  • Turn LEFT on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. at the T
  • Continue NORTH on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., past Poplar Street to enter Levee Parking on RIGHT

From Missouri: I-55 North/I-44 East

  • Take exit 290C Park Ave
  • Turn RIGHT onto Park Ave.
  • Turn LEFT on N. Broadway St. and continue NORTH
  • Turn RIGHT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue EAST on Chouteau Ave. toward the riverfront mural wall
  • Turn LEFT on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. at the T
  • Continue NORTH on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., past Poplar Street to enter Levee Parking on RIGHT

From Missouri: I-64/40 East

  • Take Exit 40 – the “Last Missouri Exit”
  • Continue STRAIGHT off of the exit
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue EAST on Chouteau Ave. toward the riverfront mural wall
  • Turn LEFT on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. at the T
  • Continue NORTH on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., past Poplar St. to enter Levee Parking on RIGHT

From Missouri: I-70 East

Route through Downtown

  • Take Exit 246A Broadway St.
  • Continue SOUTH on Broadway past the stadium
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue EAST on Chouteau Ave. toward the riverfront mural wall
  • Turn LEFT on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd at the T
  • Continue NORTH on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., past Poplar St. to enter Levee Parking on RIGHT

Direct Interstate Route

  • Continue onto I-44
  • Take Exit 290C – 7th St.
  • Turn RIGHT onto 7th St.
  • Turn RIGHT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Continue EAST on Chouteau Ave. toward the riverfront mural wall
  • Turn LEFT on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. at the T
  • Continue NORTH on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., past Poplar St. to enter Levee Parking on RIGHT

Old Courthouse Drop-Off

 

Note: The Old Courthouse is temporarily unavailable

  • Best for those visiting the Old Courthouse first on their itinerary
  • Located on the southern edge of the Old Courthouse on Market Street between 4th and Broadway Streets

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From Illinois: Poplar Street Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Poplar Street Bridge, continue on Interstate 64 West.
  • Take exit 40A toward Stadium/Tucker Blvd.
  • Turn RIGHT onto Clark Street then take the next RIGHT turn onto 8th Street.
  • Turn RIGHT on Walnut Street.
  • Turn LEFT on 4th Street then left on Market Street.

From Illinois: MLK Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Martin Luther King Bridge, make a SLIGHT RIGHT to stay on N 3rd Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Carr Street (crossing under I-44).
  • Turn LEFT on Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway for approximately 1 mile.
  • Turn LEFT on Walnut Street.
  • Turn LEFT on 4th Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Market Street.

From Illinois: Eads Bridge

  • Heading WEST on Eads Bridge, continue straight onto Washington Avenue.
  • Turn LEFT on Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway for approximately 0.75 miles.
  • Turn LEFT on Walnut Street.
  • Turn LEFT on 4th Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Market Street.

From Illinois: Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

  • Heading WEST on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, take the LEFT exit for N. Tucker Blvd.
  • Continue south on Tucker Blvd. then turn LEFT on Cole Street.
  • Continue EAST on Cole Street then take a RIGHT on Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway for approximately 1 mile.
  • Turn LEFT on Walnut Street.
  • Turn LEFT on 4th Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Market Street.

From Missouri: Interstates 55 Northbound & 44 Eastbound

  • Heading NORTH on I-55/EAST on I-44, take exit 290C (Formerly exit 208) for Park Ave./7th Street.
  • Turn RIGHT on Park Ave.
  • Cross 7th Street then turn LEFT on 4th Street.
  • Continue NORTH on 4th Street then turn LEFT on Market St.

From Missouri: Interstate 64 Eastbound

  • Heading EAST on I-64, take Exit 40 – the “Last Missouri Exit” – to South 6th Street.
  • Continue STRAIGHT off of the exit on 6th street.
  • Turn LEFT on Chouteau Ave.
  • Turn LEFT on S. 4th Street.
  • Continue NORTH on 4th Street then turn LEFT on Market St.

From Missouri: Interstate 70 Eastbound

  • Heading EAST on I-70, take Exit 249A to continue on 44-West/55- South.
  • Take exit 292B for Broadway.
  • Continue south on Broadway for approximately 1 mile.
  • Turn LEFT on Walnut Street.
  • Turn LEFT on 4th Street.
  • Turn LEFT on Market Street.

Temporary Bridge Closure: The Eads bridge is currently closed and may impact your travel to downtown streets. To continue on to the direction page, click Riverboat Directions.