Location, Parking & Public Transit
International House is on the University of California, Berkeley campus at the corner of Piedmont Avenue and Bancroft Way, adjacent to the stadium. Address: 2299 Piedmont Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720-2320
Public Transit is encouraged
BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) subway trains
operate from Fremont, Richmond, Pittsburg, SFO
and Millbrae. Route maps and stops of all trains are
located at each station. The Berkeley BART station is just 1-1/2 blocks from the Berkeley campus. Exit BART at the "Downtown Berkeley" station. Walking from the Berkeley BART station to I-House will take 20-25 minutes and is a gradual uphill incline.
Campus Shuttle (route and stops to I-House
indicated on map) is located across from BART
at Center & Shattuck in front of Bank of America. The
shuttle stops in front of I-House. Visit pt.berkeley.edu/around/transit/routes for all Shuttle information.
AC Transit bus service provides transportation for commuters to and from San Francisco and throughout Alameda and Western Contra Costa County.
The Oakland Airport is approximately 15 miles from UC Berkeley.
Other Transit Links
511.org (Traffic conditions and regional transportation options)
Bayporter Express (airport shuttle service)
Muni (San Francisco Buses)
Caltrain (Commuter train service from San Francisco and San Jose)
Parking on the UC Berkeley campus is challenging.
Street parking at meters is free after 6 pm. In non-metered areas, parking is free for two hours
and unregulated after 7 pm. Meters are free with a
California disabled placard.
1. Boalt Law School Lot
The closest public parking to I-House. From Hearst Ave., turn right on Gayley. Immediately past the Haas Business School, turn right and then left into the lot.
2. Kroeber Lot (Tennis Courts)
This is also close to I-House but more expensive. Located on Bancroft, west of College Ave.
3. Underhill Lot
Located at the corner of Channing and College, this lot is a 5-10 minute walk from I-House.
Public Parking Lots
Next to the Berkeley Art Museum on Bancroft and below Inkstone on Bowditch.
For additional parking information or Special Event parking arrangement requests, please call the Parking and Transportation Office on
Campus at (510) 642-4283 or visit their website at pt.berkeley.edu.
International House cannot assume the responsibility for parking violations incurred while visiting or renting I-House facilities.
I-House driveway is available for loading and unloading only. The I-House parking lot is restricted for use by I-House staff permit holders.