By Public Transportation to UC Berkeley
BART Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART): Get off at Downtown Berkeley Station. Trains operate from Fremont, Richmond, Bay Point/Concord and San Francisco/Daly City. A map indicating the route and stops of each train is located at each station. The Downtown Berkeley BART station is just 1-1/2 blocks west of the Berkeley campus. Example: From San Francisco: Board BART and transfer at the 12th Street or MacArthur station to a Richmond train or for direct passage (except on Sundays) - board a Richmond train in San Francisco (refer to BART maps). Get off at the Downtown Berkeley Station. Walk east on Center Street for 1 block to the campus (Center and Oxford St.).
AC Transit: AC Transit bus service provides transportation for commuters to and from San Francisco and throughout Alameda and Western Contra Costa County. There are several AC bus lines that come near the campus area such as lines: #65; #52; #51; #43; #40; #15; #9; F and U. For additional lines and information contact AC Transit at (510) 839-2882. Example, from the San Francisco Bus Terminal board AC Transit Bus #F: Get off at Center and Shattuck Walk east on Center Street for 1 block to the campus (Center and Oxford).
Driving from Northbound Highway 101 (San Francisco/Daly City): Follow 101 North and then switch to 80 East, San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge After the Bay Bridge. Exit to I-80 East (Berkeley/Sacramento). Exit on University Avenue Continue East on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street.
Driving from Highway 24 From Highway: 24 exit Telegraph Ave. Continue on Telegraph. It will eventually dead ends at the campus on Bancroft. The theater is just to the right of this intersection, but since Bancroft is one-way to the left, turn on an earlier street such as Dwight, Haste, or Channing to start looking for parking.
Driving from Westbound Highway 13 Highway: 13 becomes Tunnel Road Continue on Tunnel Road. Tunnel Road becomes Ashby Avenue near the Claremont Hotel Turn right at Shattuck Avenue Turn right at University Avenue and continue east one block to Oxford Street.
Driving from I-80 East or West: Exit University Avenue Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street
Driving from Westbound I-580 Exit: I-80 East (to Berkeley, Sacramento) Exit at University Avenue Continue east on University Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street
Driving from North I-880 (San Jose; Hayward; Oakland Airport) Stay in left center lanes Exit 80 East (to Berkeley) Exit at University Avenue Continue East on University Avenue for approximately 2 miles to Oxford Street
Both the conference site, 220 Stephens Hall, and the film theater, Pacific Film Archive Theater, are on the UC Berkeley campus. The Theater is on 2575 Bancroft Ave. On campus facing Bancroft at Bowditch St. and Stephens Hall is a 2-minute walk from the theater. Both are located on the Southern end of campus, a 2-minute walk from the Hotel Durant.
Walking from west side of campus
(Oxford and Center Streets):
Walking from south side of campus
(Telegraph Ave. area / Hotel Durant):
Department of Italian Studies
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University of California, Berkeley