Directions to the Center


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If you are driving from the south

  • On I-880 N toward Oakland
  • Take Right fork onto I-980 E toward WALNUT CREEK (CA-24) – go 1.5 mi
  • Continue on CA-24 E toward BERKELEY/WALNUT CREEK – go 0.7 mi
  • Take the MARTIN LUTHER KING JR WAY/51ST STREET exit onto MARTIN LUTHER KING JR WAY – go 1.5 mi
  • Turn Right on 62ND ST – go 0.1 mi
  • Turn Left on DOVER ST
  • Turn Right on 62ND ST
  • Arrive at 689 62ND ST, OAKLAND, on the Right

If you are driving from the north

  • On I-80 W toward OAKLAND
  • Continue on I-580 E toward DOWNTOWN/OAKLAND/HAYWARD/STOCKTON/ALAMEDA (I-880)/SAN JOSE – go 1.4 mi
  • Take the BERKELEY/WALNUT CREEK exit onto MARTIN LUTHER KING JR WAY – go 2.0 mi
  • Turn Right on 62ND ST – go 0.1 mi
  • Turn Left on DOVER ST
  • Turn Right on 62ND ST
  • Arrive at 689 62ND ST, OAKLAND, on the Right

If you are driving from the west

  • Cross the BAY BRIDGE
  • Take the BAY BRIDGE/OAKLAND Left exit onto I-80 E – go 7.4 mi
  • Take the DOWNTOWN OAKLAND (CA-24)/HAYWARD-STOCKTON exit onto I-580 E – go 1.7 mi
  • Take the BERKELEY/WALNUT CREEK exit onto MARTIN LUTHER KING JR WAY – go 2.0 mi
  • Turn Right on 62ND ST – go 0.1 mi
  • Turn Left on DOVER ST
  • Turn Right on 62ND ST
  • Arrive at 689 62ND ST, OAKLAND, on the Right

If you are driving from the east

  • Take Hwy 24 through the tunnel.
  • Take the TELEGRAPH AVENUE exit – go 0.4 mi
  • Turn Right on TELEGRAPH AVE – go 0.2 mi
  • Continue on RACINE ST – go 0.1 mi
  • Turn Left on 59TH ST – go 0.2 mi
  • Turn Right on SHATTUCK AVE – go 0.2 mi
  • Turn Left on 62ND ST – go 0.2 mi
  • Arrive at 689 62ND ST, OAKLAND, on the Left

Oakland Airport to Bay Zen Center

  • Allow 1 1/2 hours travel time from the airport.
  • Come out of the airport terminal and cross the street to the center island
  • Find the sign that reads “AirBART Shuttle” and wait for the bus lablled “AirBART Shuttle”
  • You need to have the exact fare of US$3.00
  • The shuttle will drop you off in front of the Bart station
  • Go inside and purchase a ticket from the ticket machine
  • The prices of one-way and round-trip tickets are listed.
  • (As of Dec 1, 2007, 1-way US$1.85, round-trip US$3.70)
  • Use your ticket to go through the turnstile and enter the foyer
  • (Here you can find a printed schedule of “Bart Fares and Schedules”) Go up the stairs “To All Trains”
  • Wait on the platform labeled “Richmond/MillbraeSFO” (the East side platform)
  • Wait for the train labeled “Richmond”
  • Exit at the Ashby BART station

SF Airport to Bay Zen Center

International Terminal

    • When you come out of customs, stay inside the foyer and go to the right
    • Walk to the end of the foyer and go up the escalator (the escalator will be on the right side)
    • At the top of the escalator go around the wall and look for the signs (on the left side) that read, “BART/Caltrain”. This will lead you to the Bart station.
    • See “Taking Bart….” below.

Domestic Terminal

    • (Note: AirTrain is free, you do not need to pay)
    • From baggage claim, look for and follow the signs “AirTrain”
    • (Be prepared to take a combination of elevators, escalators and walks through a parking lot depending on your terminal.)
    • Coming from Terminal 2 or 3: take the Blue Line
    • Coming from Terminal 1: Take the Red Line
    • (Note: Both trains go to Bart. These directions are the shortest route.)
    • Listen to the announcements. Get off at “Garage G/Bart”

Taking Bart…

  • Purchase a ticket from the ticket machine
  • The prices of one-way and round-trip tickets are listed.  (As of Dec 21, 2006, 1-way US$5.60, round-trip US$11.20)
  • Use your ticket to go through the turnstile and enter the foyer (Here you can find a printed schedule of “Bart Fares and Schedules”)
  • Follow the signs for “San Francisco/East Bay” and wait for the train at that platform
  • Get on the train labeled “SF/Dublin Pleasanton”; you will transfer to another train at the Balboa Park Station
  • Exit at the Balboa Park station. Stay on the same platform, your train will be on the same tracks
  • Take the train labeled “Richmond”
  • Exit the train at the Ashby Station. You will need your ticket to exit the station

Walking from Ashby Station

  • Head south on Adeline St toward Woolsey St
  • Turn left at Alcatraz Ave
  • Turn right at Dover St
  • Turn left at 62nd St