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Driving Directions to Campus and Halls

Westbound from Highway 24

  1. Exit at Berkeley / Tunnel Road
  2. Continue west on Tunnel Road, which becomes Ashby Avenue
  3. Turn right onto Telegraph Avenue to Bancroft Way
  4. This is the southside of UC Berkeley

Westbound from High​way 13

  1. Continue west on Hwy 13, which becomes Tunnel Road at the first stoplight
  2. Follow directions 2-4 for "Westbound from Highway 24"

Eastbound from Highway 80

  1. Exit at University Avenue
  2. Continue east approximately 2 miles to Oxford Street
  3. This is the westside of UC Berkeley

Eastbound from Highway 580

  1. Exit to Highway 24 east, Walnut Creek/Berkeley
  2. Take first exit, 51st Street & Martin Luther King Jr. Way
  3. Turn right and proceed east on 51st Street for two blocks
  4. Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue to Bancroft Way
  5. This is the southside of UC Berkeley

Eastbound from Highway 24

  1. Exit at 51st Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way
  2. Follow directions 3-5 for "Eastbound from Highway 580"

Airport Transportation

BART: BART(link is external) is accessible from both the Oakland International Airport and the San Francisco International Airport. (See Public Transportation for details.)

Airport Commuter (Reservations on-line)
Limousine or Sedan Service 1.888.876.1777 (toll free) 

BayPorter Express (Reservations on-line)
Van Service 1-877-467-1800 (toll free throughout the Bay Area)
1-415-467-1800 (outside the Bay Area) 

Super Shuttle (Reservations on-line)
Van Service 1-800-258-3826 (toll free) 

Public Transportation

UC Berkeley is accessible by public transportation.

For more information, visit the UC Berkeley transportation page



Parking permits are required for all Residence Hall lots, and must be placed on the dashboard of each vehicle.

Daily permits: must be ordered by the organizer in advance and will be charged to the master bill. Unfortunately, we cannot bill individuals directly for daily permits, and unused permits cannot be returned for credit. Individuals may purchase hourly permits.(See "Hourly Permits for Residence Hall Lots" below)

Parking permits will be charged at the rate of $15 per day.

Vehicles with a University of California annual parking permit may park onsite at no additional cost.

Hourly permits: Individuals may purchase hourly permits from dispensing machines in the Residence Hall lots.

Please carefully read the posted instructions for payment. Daily permits expire every morning (including weekends).

Please note that parking rates are subject to change without notice.

City of Berkeley Parking

Street parking around the Berkeley campus is limited. Vehicles without City of Berkeley resident/business permits are subject to two-hour parking restrictions between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Some spaces require payment at meters.

Public Parking Lots: The City of Berkeley has public parking lots (link is external), with hourly rates, near the campus. 

Parking Permits: Additional parking is available through the City of Berkeley. The city’s Transportation Division can be reached at 510.981.7010. If you want us to assist with city parking, please let us know.

Bus Parking

Charter bus parking is limited. We recommend that bus parking be scheduled for either Monday through Friday after 5:30 p.m., or on a weekend, when campus parking is more readily available.

Bus parking can be pre-arranged directly through the Event Services division of the Parking & Transportation department. They can be reached at 510.642.5401. Or we can arrange bus parking for you. Please note, if insufficient notice is given prior to an event, late fees may be charged.