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Driving directions

We highly recommend following the driving directions and maps below.

From I-80/580 (From Berkeley, Oakland, or San Francisco)
After the Gilman Street exit, get in one of the two right lanes and take I-580 toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.  Exit on Bayview (second exit).  Go up the ramp and turn left (toward the Bay) at the stoplight.  Go straight at the stop sign onto Meade Street for about ½ mi to South 47th Street (the second left). Turn left, then immediately right, into the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond / RFS. Continue ahead to NRLF.

From I-80 (From Sacramento)
Take the Carlson Blvd. exit. Turn right and go through the stop at South 55th Street. Turn left at the next light, Bayview. Go over the freeway to the stop sign. Go straight at the stop sign onto Meade Street for about ½ mi to South 47th Street (the second left). Turn left, then immediately right, into the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond / RFS. Continue ahead to NRLF.

From I-580 (from Marin County)
Take the Regatta Blvd. exit. Go straight through the light onto Meade Street, which borders the Berkeley Global Campus/Richmond Field Station. Take the next right on South 47th Street and an immediate right into the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond / RFS.  Continue ahead to NRLF.

From the Berkeley Campus
Take Martin Luther King Jr. Way (which will change name to The Alameda) and turn left on Marin Avenue.  Take Marin across San Pablo Ave. and Jackson Street, and enter I-580 by following the sign toward Richmond.  (Enter carefully as the ramp enters from the left).  Exit on Bayview (second exit).  Go up the ramp and turn left (toward the Bay) at the stoplight. Go straight at the stop sign onto Meade Street for about ½ mi to South 47th Street (the second left). Turn left, then immediately right, into the Berkeley Global Campus at Richmond / RFS.  Continue ahead to NRLF.

Parking

Guest and visitor parking requires a Daily Pass, which can be purchased from the dispensing machine installed near the entry gate. The machine accepts coins and $1 bills. Visitors are allowed a 20-minute grace period for loading/unloading. Parking permits from any of the UC campuses are honored. Disabled Parking placard/plate holders must purchase and display a parking permit/pass. Consult the UC Berkeley Parking & Transportation (P&T) website for current info about parking at the Berkeley Global Campus.

For questions regarding directions please call (510) 232-7767

Map

Map of NRLF

Berkeley Global Campus (BGC) Map

Once you are on the Berkeley Global Campus/Richmond Field Station consult the BGC Facilities Map for driving directions to Building 400.

Shuttle Service from UC Berkeley Campus

NRLF patrons may ride the Berkeley Global Campus/Richmond Field Station shuttle from Berkeley. All shuttle trips to the BGC leave from the UC Berkeley Hearst Mining Circle.

Schedules, service updates, and route changes for the BGC line can be found on the Parking & Transportation website's Bear Transit page.

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