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Long Center Parking Map

Directions to the Long Center

The Long Center is conveniently located at 701 W. Riverside Drive, at the corner of South 1st Street and West Riverside Drive. With the best view in Austin, the Long Center overlooks downtown Austin, Auditorium Shores and Lady Bird Lake.
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Contact the Long Center

Administrative Offices:
Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm
(512) 457-5100; fax (512) 457-5110
info@thelongcenter.org
 
Box Office:
Monday–Friday, 10am–6pm
(512) 474-5664 (LONG); Fax (512) 457-5165; TTY (800) 735-2989
boxoffice@thelongcenter.org
 

Additional Directions

From the South I-35

  • Take I-35 North
  • Exit Riverside Dr. and head West (left) on Riverside Dr.
  • Long Center is on the left just past the intersection of Riverside Dr. and South 1st St.

From the South, MOPAC/1

  • Take MOPAC (Loop 1) North and Exit W 1st St/W Cesar Chavez St.
  • Follow W Cesar Chavez St. to Guadalupe St. and veer right onto the South 1st St. bridge, then follow the South 1st St. bridge across Lady Bird Lake
  • Turn right onto Riverside Dr., follow the traffic circle around
  • Long Center is on the right, just before the intersection of Riverside Dr. and South 1st St.

From the North, I-35

  • Take I-35 South
  • Exit Riverside Dr. and head West (right) on Riverside Dr.
  • Long Center is on the left just past the intersection of Riverside Dr. and South 1st. St.

From the North, MOPAC/1

  • Take MOPAC (Loop 1) South 1st St./W Cesar Chavez St.
  • Follow W. Cesar Chavez St. to Guadalupe St. and veer right onto the South 1st St. bridge, then follow the South 1st St. bridge across Lady Bird Lake
  • Turn right onto Riverside Dr., follow the traffic circle around
  • Long Center is on the right, just before the intersection of Riverside Dr. and South 1st St.

Alternatives to Driving

Bus
Bus

METROBUS: $1 ONE WAY

Capital MetroBus lines 5, 10, 110, 30, and 484 all stop near the Long Center. The bus is a cheap and easy alternative to driving. Learn more about bus routes, schedules, and reduced fares at capmetro.org or call (512) 474-1200.

Taxi
Taxi

Taking a taxi is another convenient way to avoid parking garages. Call any of Austin’s reliable cab services for rates or to schedule a pickup.

Yellow Cab Austin Taxi Service:
(512) 452-9999

Austin Cab Company:
(512) 478-2222

SuperShuttle:
(800) 258-3826

SLS Worldwide Transportation:
(512) 826-5466

Bicycle
Bicycle

There are Austin B-cycle stations (bike share) at the intersection of Barton Springs and Riverside, as well as at the intersection of South 1st and Riverside next to the Palmer Parking Garage . See this map for all B-cycle station locations.

Bicycle parking is available at the Long Center. As you approach the Long Center Parking Garage from Riverside Drive, there is a bike rack located to the right of the parking garage. Best of all, it’s free!

Walk
Walk

Walking to the Long Center from downtown is easy. Just take Cesar Chavez to the First Street bridge. Follow the pedestrian bridge across Town Lake and follow it across Riverside Dr., up to the front lawn of the Long Center.