UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

747 52nd Street
Oakland , CA 94609

Parking at the Main Campus

Paid parking is available 24/7 in our the parking garage on Martin Luther King Jr. Way (btw. 52nd & 53rd).

Accepted Methods of Payment (at the self-pay stations)

  • Cash
  • Visa
  • Master Card
  • Bank Debit

$9.00 maximum charge for a 24 hour period (24 hour period begins upon entry)

Discounted parking coupons are available in booklets of 5 or 10. Each coupon provides for one 24 hour period of parking. Coupons may be purchased from the parking attendant on duty (Accepted payment: cash, check, Visa, and MC).

Book of 5 15 % discount
Book of 10 20% discount
1:00 - 1:19
1:20 - 1:39
 1:40 - 1:59 $6.00     
2:00 - 2:19
 2:20 - 2:39 $8.00     
 2:40 - 5:59 $9.00     
 6:00+ $18.00     
With Patient Validation Coupon - Max Charge per 24 Hour Period $9.00   

Disabled Parking

Cars with DMV disabled tags may park in designated spaces on all floors of the garage.

In-out Privileges

If you have paid for a full day (24 consecutive hour period) and would like in-and-out privileges, KEEP your receipt from the pay station on your way out. Show that receipt to the parking attendant on duty when you return that day and your parking gate ticket will be validated. Multiple ‘in and outs’ are permitted within a 24 period, so long as you keep ALL payment receipts.

Bicycle Parking

Bicyclists can secure and lock a bike at the bike racks available in the main parking garage.

Security Escort Services

Dial (510) 428-3600 for Security Services if you would like an escort to your car late at night.

Metered Parking

Metered parking is available near the hospital on 52nd Street.

Public Transportation Information

Claremont Clinics to Outpatient Center Shuttle

BART Shuttles

To help meet your transportation needs we offer free shuttle service between Children’s Hospital and the MacArthur BART station, Monday-Friday, 5:45 AM to 12:15 AM in the evening. There is no service on Saturday, Sunday, or holidays.

Where to Board the BART Shuttle

MacArthur BART Station Pick-up: The shuttle stops in front of the MacArthur BART station. Look for the shuttle van with the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital logo.
Main Hospital: The BART shuttle van picks up at the hospital main entrance.

Bart Schedule:

When the BART Shuttle Is Not Operating:

Bus From the MacArthur BART Station to UCSF Benioff 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 UCSF Benioff 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 UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is about $7.