Jodo Shinshu Center
2140 Durant Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
Ph: 510.809.1460 Fax: 510.809.1462
Parking is available adjacent to the building. Lot entrance is on Durant (one-way street).
PARKING OPTIONS if the JSC is full:
City of Berkeley Street Parking
Street Parking– Meters are enforced on Saturdays and it’s approx. $1.50 an hour. Some meters take credit cards as well as coins. Rates and maximums vary according to where you park. Read signs carefully. Meters take coins and credit cards. Click here to download map of parking meter zones/rates.
UC Parking Lot (kitty corner from the JSC at Fulton and Durant Ave.)
Can enter from Durant Ave. (entrance is on the left after you cross Fulton) UC lot will accept credit cards. The public can park there only after 5 pm on Fridays, and all day Sat and Sun. The maximum daily rate is $15.
City Parking Lots
Oxford Garage is an underground parking facility located at 2165 Kittredge Street (West of Oxford Street) beneath the Oxford Plaza/David Brower Center complex, with pedestrian access from Allston Way, Oxford Street, and Kittredge Street. The Garage is open Monday through Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to midnight, except major holidays. Find Oxford Garage parking rate details by clicking here. The Oxford Garage also contains a City CarShare vehicle. Bicycle parking/racks are provided in the north section of the garage. There is no charge for bicycle parking. Click here to download Oxford Garage hours and rates.
Berkeley Way Parking Lot is located on Berkeley Way at Henry (between Shattuck Avenue and Milvia Street). This parking lot uses Cale Park EZ pay station machines for payment. These machines require a minimum 12 minute purchase of $0.30 for all credit card (only) transactions. Parking spaces in this lot may be used for up to 6 hours.
Parking Rates: $1.50/per hour for the first 2 hours of parking. $2.50/per hour after 2 hours up to 6 hours maximum. Click here to view UC Berkeley’s Parking and Transportation website.
Live Bay Area traffic can be found here.
BayPorter Express 877.467.1800
Door-to-door van service; best to call one day ahead. From out of state, call 1.415.467.1800. Oakland Airport to Berkeley $25 with $15 for additional passengers and $10 for children under 12. SFO to Berkeley $34.
Door-to-door van service; reserve ahead online or by phone. Oakland Airport to Berkeley $31; $10 for each additional passenger. You will get a confirmation number to board the bus at the curb under the sign 3F. SFO to Berkeley $35; $10 for each additional passenger. Look for the SuperShuttle Coordinator outside the terminal.
Other alternatives include car rental, limousine, or taxi service (taxi service is very expensive from SFO – about $60-$80).
Ask for assistance at the Ground Transportation desk at the airport.
Station: Downtown Berkeley
Walk about four blocks south on Shattuck Avenue and turn left onto Durant Ave. The Center is at the end of the block on Durant, between Shattuck and Fulton.
Options from local airports to the Jodo Shinshu Center.
BART AIRPORT GUIDE (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
– From SFO:
Take the free shuttle from the airport terminals to the BART Station.*
– From Oakland Interntional Airport:
Take AirBART shuttle bus ($3.00 fare/$1.00 seniors) from airport to Coliseum BART station.*
*Board a Richmond-bound train or any train and transfer to a Richmond-bound train. Get off at the Downtown Berkeley station. Walk about four blocks south on Shattuck Avenue and turn left onto Durant Ave. The Center is at the end of the block on Durant, between Shattuck and Fulton.
– Door-to-door van service; reserve ahead of time.
– Oakland International Airport (OAK) to Berkeley costs $25
– San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Berkeley costs $34.
– Additional passengers cost $15 extra; $10 for children under 12 yrs. old.
Download the Lodging Suggestions near the JSC Guide here.
Downtown Berkeley Inn (closest to the JSC -3 blocks away)
2001 Bancroft Way Berkeley, CA 94704
Hotel Shattuck Plaza (4 blocks away)
2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina (need a car)
200 Marina Blvd Berkeley, CA 94710
Four Points by Sheraton San Francisco Bay Bridge (need a car, near the San Francisco Bay Bridge)
1603 Powell St. Emeryville, CA 94608
Berkeley Travelodge (about 8 blocks away)
1820 University Ave, ML King Way & University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703 US