Transportation & Parking


Take the Richmond line north or south and exit at the Downtown Berkeley station. Walk one block east toward the University of California campus. Turn left on Oxford Avenue. Continue north to Hearst Avenue and turn right. In about 1/4-mile, take a left onto Le Conte Avenue, which angles up the hill. Starr King School is located at 2441 Le Conte Ave., at the top of the hill, on the left side of the street. See BART for fares.

AC Transit Buses

Starr King is served by several bus routes – F, 51, 52, 65 and 67. See AC Transit for details and fares.

Bear Transit Shuttle

UC Berkeley operates a perimeter bus service (Monday through Friday) that makes stops around the campus and at the Downtown Berkeley BART station. The fare for non-UC Berkeley students and staff is 50 cents. See Bear Transit for schedules and routes.


Pedal power offers one of the best ways to commute in Berkeley, a city noted for its limited parking. BART (except for crowded trains or those highlighted in the schedule—see and nearly all AC Transit buses (excluding the 52 and 67 lines) provide a bike rack. Starr King offers a bike rack for students who find this modeof transportation an inexpensive, hassle-free solution.


Oakland International, about a 30-minute drive away (depending on time of day), is the closest airport to Starr King School. Transportation to and from the airport is available via BART and AC Transit.

Passengers can travel directly to San Francisco International Airport on BART. Driving time from Starr King School is about 50 minutes (depending on time of day). See AC Transit and BART for details.


In the city of Berkeley, parking spaces are limited and avidly sought by thousands of commuters who work at or attend Graduate Theological Union schools and the nearby University of California, Berkeley.

Starr King School sits within a zone that offers some metered parking for up to one hour, and unmetered street parking for up to two hours within a one-mile radius. Please note that Berkeley rigorously enforces its parking limits.

A small visitor lot behind Starr King provides parking spaces for up to nine vehicles with SKSM passes, including one disabled slot. Another disabled space is located on the street, directly in front of the school. A small lot on the right side of the school is reserved for faculty and staff parking.

Map & Directions