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.

Durant Street. 4 hour maximum from Mon-Sat, 7:00am to 9:00pm and up to 18 spots.
Fulton Street between Durant and Bancroft. 2 hour max and around 5-10 spots.

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. 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. $2 per hour and 4 hour maximum, daily maximum is $17. After 5:00pm, $5 flat fee. Up to 100 spots.

Allston Way Garage 2061 Allston Way (Allston Way and Shattuck Ave.) Across the street from the Shattuck Hotel. Click here to download Allston Way Garage parking hours and rates. Fri 5am-2am, Sat 7am-2am, Sun 7am-Midnight. $2.50 per hour for first 2 hours then $2 per half hour. $15 weekend daily max. $15 weekdays after 4pm. $15 early bird before 8am.

Kittredge St (Library Gardens) Garage 2020 Kittredge St. (Near Harold Way and between Shattuck Ave. and Milvia St) Click here to download the Kittredge St. Garage hours and rates. $2.50 per hour and $18 maximum (weekdays), Fri-Sun 6am-1am. Weekend all day is $10.

Download the Allston Way and Kittredge Street parking guide here

Live Bay Area traffic can be found here

BayPorter Express
  877.467.1800 (contact for latest rates)

Door-to-door van service; best to call one day ahead. From out of state, call 1.415.467.1800. Oakland Airport to Berkeley (between the hours of 3:00am to 3:00pm) $25 with $10 for additional passengers and $10 for children under 12. SFO to Berkeley $38. For large groups can charter a van for $90 at any hour.

SuperShuttle  415.558.8500 (contact for latest rates)
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 the Oakland Airport shuttle train 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.


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
(510) 843-4043

Hotel Shattuck Plaza  (4 blocks away)

2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
(510) 845-7300

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina  (need a car)

200 Marina Blvd Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 548-7920

Four Points by Sheraton San Francisco Bay Bridge  (need a car, near the San Francisco Bay Bridge)

1603 Powell St. Emeryville, CA 94608
(510) 547-7888

Berkeley Travelodge  (about 8 blocks away)

1820 University Ave, ML King Way & University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703 US
(510) 843-4262