Parking at the Main Campus
Paid parking is available 24/7 in the garage on 52nd Street adjacent to Outpatient Clinic, across the street from the Main Hospital.
$1.50 per hour or fraction of an hour
$7.50 for a full day with overnight stay
Parking booklets with 10 one-day passes are available for $50 at the garage exit booth or the security office located on the second floor of the garage.
Cars with disabled tags may park in designated spaces on the first floor of the garage.
If you have paid for a full day and would like in-and-out privileges, ask for a receipt on your way out. Show that receipt when you return that day and you will not be charged again.
Security Escort Services
Dial 3600 for Security Services if you would like an escort to your car late at night.
Metered parking is available near the hospital on 52nd Street.
Public Transportation Information
Children's BART shuttle
To help meet your transportation needs we offer free shuttle service between Children’s Hospital and the MacArthur BART station, Monday-Friday, 5:50 AM to 12:10 AM in the evening. There is no service on Saturday, Sunday, or holidays.
Where to board the BART Shuttle
At the MacArthur BART station: The shuttle stops in front of the MacArthur BART station. Look for the purple shuttle van with the Children’s Hospital logo.
At the Hospital: The BART shuttle van picks up at the hospital main entrance.
Bart Schedule: http://www.bart.gov/schedules/bystation.aspx
When the BART Shuttle Is Not Operating:
Bus from the MacArthur BART station to Children’s Hospital: Take AC Transit bus line #18 from the stop located on the north-east corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Way at 40th Street. Ride the bus 3 minutes, direction north (toward Berkeley.) Get off at the south-east corner of 53rd Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Walk to MLK Jr. Way & 52nd St, Oakland. (2 min.)
Bus from Children’s Hospital to MacArthur BART:
Cross Martin Luther King Jr. Way at 52nd Street and walk to the north-west corner of MLK Jr. Way & 52nd St. Take the AC Transit bus line #18, direction south (toward downtown Oakland.) Get off at the south-west corner of MLK Jr. Way & 40th St. Walk along MLK Jr. Way and turn right at 40th Street to the MacArthur BART station.
Taking a taxi from MacArthur BART to the hospital:
To reach the taxi stand at the MacArthur BART station, leave the station and turn left on 40th Street.
Taking a taxi from the hospital to the MacArthur BART station:
At the hospital you may ask the ambassador to call a taxi for you. The taxi fare for the ride between the MacArthur BART station and Children’s Hospital is about $6.
Claremont Avenue Clinics Shuttle
The BART shuttle does not travel directly to the Claremont offices. Please transfer to the Claremont Shuttle at the hospital main entrance. This shuttle operates from 7 AM to 6 PM.