Guide to getting around Coachella

Getting to Coachella is one thing; getting around Coachella is a whole other beast. If you're not conveniently camping on the festival grounds, you're going to have to maneuver your way around Indio, along with thousands of other revved-up festival-goers. Here's a guide to transportation around Coachella. PARKING Driving your own car? There is adequate parking adjacent to the festival grounds, just look for signs. Everyone in the vehicle must have their festival pass on their wrist in order to enter. Day parking is free and open from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Be careful; cars left after 2 a.m. will be towed. BUS The nearest bus stop is in downtown Indio, about three miles from the venue. Greyhound Bus, Sunline Transit Agency and Amtrak are all accessible here. TAXIS / UBER DROP OFF Send your taxi or Uber driver to LOT C located near the corner of Avenue 49 and Monroe Street. Pick up is located in the same area. Cool off and charge your phone in the Uber Lounge while waiting for your Uber to arrive. The local Coachella Valley authorized taxi companies are as follows: American Cab: 760-322-4444 Yellow Cab of the Desert: 760-340-TAXI (8294) Desert City Cab: 760-328-3000 More Coachella guides 15 steps to surviving Coachella #COACHELLA: Social media guide 10 people you'll come across at Coachella Coachella's new culinary lineup SHUTTLES A convenient shuttle pass called the "Any Line, Anytime Shuttle Pass" is available for purchase, allowing passengers to ride from any shuttle stop to and from the festival. Think of it as a universal pass for $60 that includes stops at La Quinta Resort & Club, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, Hilton Palm Springs, Riviera Palm Spring, Hyatt Regency Indian Walls Resort & Spa and many other popular hotel destinations in the area. Shuttles run on a continuous loop from the shuttle departure locations to the festival from 11 a.m. until one hour after the music ends each day. You can ride from a hotel shuttle stop even if you are not staying at that hotel. For the complete list of stops, visit valleymusictravel.com. BIKES Yes, you can ride your bike to the festival. No bikes are allowed inside the venue, however. Do not lock your bike to gate openings/closings or art or it will be considered surrendered. Look for designated bike parking in LOT 11, subject to change. Motorcycle parking is located in LOT 11 (same as the ADA parking area). Source: DiscoverSD
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