Downtown Berkeley Station

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Accessible via elevators No Public restroom   City: Berkeley |  Downtown  |  Shattuck Ave and Center St

Directions to and from Downtown Berkeley Station  |  Nearby



Points of interest


BART schedule

Bay Area Hub Trip Planner
Line timetable

Ticket machines are available at the underground station concourse. First time riders can purchase a reusable Clipper card from a vending machine before boarding. All riders must pass through the faregates with a valid Clipper card, mobile device with (Clipper enabled) Apple Pay/Google Pay, or paper ticket (no longer sold at stations). Keep the ticket, device, or card for the ride and use it to pass through the faregates again when exiting the station.

This station features center platforms.

Platform 2: to SF/Millbrae,

to Berryessa.

Platform 1: to Richmond.
Real time departures:
Next Station: Ashby Next Station: North Berkeley

Bus - AC Transit

When transferring from BART, you can get a free BART to bus transfer before leaving the paid area. The transfer provides discounted one way fares on AC Transit. Buses stop on various streets in the station area.

Adeline: Downtown Berkeley (Hearst and Shattuck) - San Francisco
Telegraph: Downtown Oakland - Downtown Berkeley
El Cerrito Del Norte Station - Berkeley - Ashby Ave - Emeryville
Grand: Dtn. Oakland /Dtn. Berkeley/4th St. Harrison
Albany - Lake Merritt BART via Solano, Shattuck, MLK
Berkeley Pier, Berkeley Amtrak - Rockridge BART via University Ave, College Ave
University Village - UC Berkeley via San Pablo, Cedar, Sacramento, and University
Euclid: Downtown Berkeley - Lawrence Hall of Science
Spruce: Spruce and Grizzly Peak Blvd - Downtown Berkeley
Rockridge/Berkeley/El Cerrito BART
Market: Lake Merritt Station - Downtown Berkeley
School days only: Berkeley - Oakland - H.Royce School
School days only: Berkeley - Oakland - H.Royce School
All-Nighter: San Francisco - Richmond Station
All-Nighter: Fruitvale BART - Downtown Berkeley

Shuttle - Bear Transit

Shuttle service to UC Berkeley campus.

Evans Hall - Lawrence Hall of Science (limited service to BART)
Around campus (clockwise)
Downtown - Through Central Campus
Richmond Field Station - UC Berkeley
Night: Campus Perimeter
Night: Campus - Southside (counter-clockwise)


A staffed bike station is available at 2208 Shattuck Avenue (west side of Shattuck south of Allston way), which provides secure parking for up to 268 bikes. It is operated by Bike Hub.

Bay Wheels operates a self-service bike share station near the station.