Bay Area Transit Hub


Berkeley's convenient and central location in the S.F. Bay Area makes it a regional transportation hub. The city is served by three major airports. With three BART stations and a multitude of ground transportation options, Berkeley will get you on your way, on time and in style. (Of course, with all there is to see and do right here, we hope you'll stay awhile. Just saying.)

Public Transportation Options

A.C. Transit (Alameda County Transit)

1600 Franklin St
Oakland 94612

AC Transit is an innovative, modern bus system, owned by the public of the East Bay. All buses are wheelchair-accessible and can transport bicycles.

East Bay Paratransit


BART (SF Bay Area Rapid Transit)


BART operates three underground train stations in Berkeley: Downtown Berkeley, North Berkeley, and Ashby stations, providing transportation to/from San Francisco, Oakland, Walnut Creek and more. Check website for current hours of operation.

BART offers fast & convenient, single-ticket connections from Oakland International Airport (OAK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) for Berkeley-bound travelers. The Oakland Airport BART Station is located across from OAK Terminal 1 baggage claim. The San Francisco Airport BART station is located in the SFO International Terminal.

UC Berkeley Bear Transit

Bear Transit is UC Berkeley’s shuttle system, servicing the campus and vicinity. Anyone can ride the shuttles, which provide convenient transportation between campus, Downtown Berkeley BART, parking lots, and more. Check website for current route stops and fare information.


Oakland International Airport (OAK)

510-563-3300 •

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

800-435-9736 • 650-821-8211 •

San Jose International Airport (SJO)

408-501-0979 •


AVIS & Budget Rent A Car

2000 Kittredge Street
Berkeley 94704

AVIS & Budget Rent A Car

600 Gilman Street
Berkeley 94710

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

1990 Oxford Street
Berkeley 94704


San Francisco Bay Ferry

The San Francisco Bay Ferry provides weekday, weekend, holiday, and seasonal services to nine terminal locations around the bay: Alameda Main Street; Mare Island; AT&T Park; Harbor Bay; Oakland Jack London Square; San Francisco Ferry Building; San Francisco Pier 41; South San Francisco; Richmond and Vallejo. Check website for current schedule, fare and ticket information. Clipper Card accepted.


A taxicab line is located near downtown Berkeley BART station, on Center St and Shattuck Ave.