Directions

Boalt Hall School of Law
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720

Driving Directions to Boalt Hall:

Oakland Airport

  • Follow Highway 880 eastbound (toward Downtown Oakland) to Highway 580 west to Berkeley.
  • Highway 580 joins Highway 80 through Berkeley.
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

San Francisco Airport (Highway 101 from the San Francisco Peninsula)

  • From the airport garage or pickup area, follow the signs to Highway 101 North.
  • Take Highway 101 North and follow the signs to Highway 80 East/Bay Bridge.
  • Follow Highway 80 East over the Bay Bridge (there is no toll charge from this direction).
  • After the bridge, continue on Highway 80 toward Berkeley (it will join Highway 580 west).
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Southbound Highway 101 (from San Rafael or northern areas)

  • Follow Highway 101 South to Highway 580 East (Richmond/San Rafael Bridge).
  • Take the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge over the bay. (There is no toll charge this direction.)
  • Follow Highway 580 and it will join with Highway 80 west toward Berkeley.
  • Take the University Avenue exit and turn right onto University Avenue.
  • Follow University Avenue east for approximately 2 miles to Oxford Street.
  • Turn right onto Oxford Street, which becomes Fulton Street.
  • Turn left onto Durant Avenue and proceed east for approximately 1 mile.
  • (Note: you will pass a public parking structure in the 2400 block - just before Telegraph Avenue on the right hand side of the street.)
  • Turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Northbound Highway 101 (from south of San Francisco)

  • Take Highway 101 North and follow the signs to Highway 80 East/Bay Bridge.
  • Follow Highway 80 East over the Bay Bridge (there is no toll charge from this direction).
  • After the bridge, continue east on Highway 80 to Berkeley (it will join with Highway 580 west).
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.
  • Take Highway 580 westbound. Take the Highway 80/Highway 580 exit toward Berkeley. (The highways merge through Berkeley.)
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Eastound from Highway 80 (Bay Bridge)

  • After the bridge, continue on Highway 80 toward Berkeley (it will join Highway 580 west).
  • Take the Ashby Avenue exit and turn right onto Ashby Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Westbound from Highway 80 (from Sacramento)

  • Take the University Avenue exit and turn right onto University Avenue.
  • Follow University Avenue east for approximately 2 miles to Oxford Street.
  • Turn right onto Oxford Street, which becomes Fulton Street.
  • Turn left onto Durant Avenue and proceed east for approximately 1 mile.
  • (Note: you will pass a public parking structure in the 2400 block - just before Telegraph Avenue on the right hand side of the street.)
  • Turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Westbound from Highway 24

  • Take the Berkeley / Tunnel Road exit and continue west on Tunnel Road, which becomes Ashby Avenue.
  • Just past the Claremont Hotel, turn right on Claremont Avenue and make an immediate left onto Claremont Boulevard.
  • Claremont Boulevard becomes Belrose Avenue and then Derby Street (at the mandatory left).
  • At the next stop sign, turn right onto Warring Street.
  • Continue through the next stop sign and follow the road as it curves left and becomes Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Eastbound from Highway 24

  • Exit at 51st Street and Telegraph Avenue.
  • Turn right and proceed east on 51st Street for two blocks
  • Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue for approximately 1 1/2 miles
  • Turn right onto Dwight Way.
  • At the second stoplight, turn left onto Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Westbound from Highway 13

  • Continue west on Highway 13 until it ends in Berkeley. Highway 13 becomes Tunnel Road and then Ashby Avenue.
  • Just past the Claremont Hotel, turn right on Claremont Avenue and make an immediate left onto Claremont Boulevard.
  • Claremont Boulevard becomes Belrose Avenue and then Derby Street (at the mandatory left).
  • At the next stop sign, turn right onto Warring Street.
  • Continue through the next stop sign and follow the road as it curves left and becomes Piedmont Avenue.
  • At the next stop sign, turn left onto Bancroft Way. Boalt Hall is on your right.

Airport Transportation
We recommend one of the follow transportation companies:

From OAKLAND Airport:

BART
The least expensive way to get from the airport to your hotel is to take the
Bay Area Rapid Transit. You can get from Oakland airport to The Downtown
Berkeley station is an hour for under $6.

Oakland Airport to Berkeley
Airport Connection
415/885-2666 or 800/AIRPORT. $20 door-to-door, $13 to a hotel.

Bayporter
510/864-4000 or 415/467-1800. $16 + $10 for each additional passenger.

Express Airport Shuttle
800/675-1115. $15.

OakAirporter
510/568-7433. $15 door-to-door, $10 to a hotel.

 

From SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL Airport:

BART
The least expensive way to get from the airport to your hotel is to take the Bay Area Rapid Transit. You can get from SFO to The Downtown Berkeley station is an hour an a half for under $6.

Airport Connection
415/885-2666 or 800/AIRPORT. $19 door-to-door, $10 to a hotel.

Bay Area Shuttle
415/873-7771. $15 door-to-door, $10 to a hotel.

Bayporter
510/864-4000 or 415/467-1800. $16 + $10 for each additional passenger.

Maps
You can utilize the following map to help you find your way around Boalt Hall:

Parking

Please note: Tthe City of Berkeley has temporarily closed part of Piedmont Avenue (between Dwight Way & Bancroft Way), construction is scheduled to end in early September.  We recommend that you allow extra time to travel through Berkeley and obtain parking.  The Downtown Berkeley BART station is about a 20 minute walk up Bancroft Avenue to the Bancroft Hotel.

Street parking in the neighborhood surrounding Boalt Hall is controlled by parking
restrictions (such as 2 hour limits). If you park in the City of Berkeley, please check carefully for posted parking restrictions. Most parking meters now take quarters, nickels and dimes.

The following list of public parking lots located near Boalt Hall will help you if street
parking is unavailable. These lots are also indicated on the downloadable Campus
Map. All lots require a fee for parking. Parking is at your own risk:

  • College Avenue between Bancroft Way and Durant Avenue (east side of street)
  • Bancroft Way between College Avenue and Bowditch Street (left side of street)
  • Bancroft between Bowditch Street and Telegraph Avenue (left side of street)
  • Bancroft Way between Telegraph Avenue and Dana Street (right side of street)
  • Durant Avenue/Channing Way between Ellsworth Street and Dana Street
  • Channing Way between Ellsworth Street and Dana Street

A downloadable map of the area parking lots can be found here.*

*Note: You must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to open and read these files. To obtain the Adobe Acrobat Reader visit Adobe's website at http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html.

Lodging

The IP Scholars Conference will be held in Berkeley at Boalt Hall School of Law. The following hotels located near UC Berkeley/Boalt Hall have availability on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage IPSC participants to make hotel arrangements as soon as possible.