The Zellerbach Playhouse is located next to Zellerbach Hall, adjacent to Bancroft Ave., along the southern boundary of the UC Berkeley campus. See a complete UC Berkeley campus map here.
Please note that, for those wishing to generate computerized directions to UC Berkeley venues, Zellerbach Playhouse does not have a street address. We suggest that you use the address of The Musical Offering, 2430 Bancroft Ave., as it is directly across the street from Zellerbach Hall/Zellerbach Playhouse.
From Interstate 80 (San Francisco, Oakland, Marin):
Exit at University Avenue exit. Continue east on University Avenue approximately 1.5 miles to Oxford Street. Turn right on Oxford Street, pass Bancroft Way, and turn left on Durant Avenue. Turn left on Telegraph Avenue. See also Highway and Campus maps below for for locations of venues.
From Highway 24:
Exit at Telegraph Avenue exit. Turn right onto Telegraph Avenue and continue north approximately 2 miles to Bancroft Way. Turn left on Bancroft Way. See also Highway and Campus maps below for for locations of venues.
In Berkeley, parking meters are free with a California disabled placard. The best parking lot options near the Zellerbach Playhouse are:
1. Telegraph-Channing Garage
Entrances on Durant Avenue and Channing Street, between Telegraph Avenue and Dana Street
2. Recreational Sports Facility (RSF) Garage (limited spots available)
Bancroft Way at Ellsworth Avenue
3. Bancroft/Fulton Lot
Bancroft Way between Ellsworth Avenue and Fulton Street
4. Dana/Durant Lot
Dana Street near Bancroft Way, across from Zellerbach Hall
5. Bancroft Structure
Bancroft Way between College Avenue and Bowditch Street
6. Allston Way Garage
Allston Way between Shattuck and Militia
7. Center Street Garage
Center Street between Shattuck and Milvia
8. Kittredge Garage (Library Gardens)
Kittredge between Shattuck and Militia
For UC Berkeley parking Information, call (510) 642-4283 or visit http://pt.berkeley.edu/parking/visitor/lots.
For downtown Berkeley parking information, visit http://www.downtownberkeley.com/transit-parking-map
BART trains operate from Fremont, Richmond, Pittsburg and Millbrae. A map indicating the route and stops of each train is located at each station. The Berkeley BART station is just 1-1/2 blocks from the Berkeley campus.
Get off at the "Downtown Berkeley" station, located at the corner of Center Street and Shattuck Avenue. Walk one block east on Center Street to the campus, then turn right on Oxford Street until Bancroft Way. Turn left on Bancroft to Telegraph Avenue for Zellerbach Playhouse. See a complete UC Berkeley campus map here.
There is also a taxi station on Shattuck, directly outside the main entrance/exit of the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.
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. Full information at http://www.actransit.org.
The Oakland Airport is approximately 15 miles from UC Berkeley. A new BART train links the airport to the Coliseum BART station.
San Francisco Airport: Check the ground transport section of the SF airport homepage for directions to Berkeley. Also, see the convenient BART line to the airport.
Other Transit Links
511.org (Traffic conditions and regional transportation options)
Bayporter Express (airport shuttle service)
SF MTA (San Francisco Buses)