Parking and transit tips for the 2023 NFL Draft

Here’s the low down on traffic + parking for the 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City.

Photo of draft stage construction at Union Station

Taken from The Link, the bridge connecting Union Station with Crown Center.

Photo by KCtoday

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As you have probably noticed by now, the NFL Draft is right around the corner. We know that getting around town might be a little difficult this week, so here’s everything you need to know about local transit for the jam-packed weekend.


  • Find a map of parking options here.
  • Purchase advanced parking registration here.
  • Parking along the KC Streetcar line is allowed, but vehicles must park within the painted white lines.

Getting around

  • Rideshare dropoffs can be utilized by entering “National WWI Museum and Memorial” as your destination. Pickups can be made from Entry 1 or Entry 3.
  • Download the RideKC Bike app ahead of time to access e-bikes.
  • Hop on the KC Streetcar to the Crossroads for a ~15 minute walk to the Draft grounds.

Road Closures

Many road closures will last through Sunday, May 7. Find a full list of road closures here to plan accordingly.

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