McGee House - Detailed Location and Transportation Information


This page contains information about the location of the McGee House, as well as of the transportation options in the area

Since transportation service details change often, please check with providers for up to date information

McGee is located in a very convenient location:

  • 7 blocks from University of California at Berkeley (Cal) campus (15 minutes walk - about 3/4 mile).
  • 6 blocks form Downtown Berkeley BART station (train/subway) and all downtown amenities (restaurants, shops, cinemas, banks, library, buses).
  • 25 minutes ride on the BART (train/subway) to downtown San Francisco.
  • 5 blocks to the Berkeley’s Trader Joe’s grocery store (highly rated).
  • Close to everything, but a quiet residential neighborhood (parks nearby).
  • Very easy access to highway I-80.
  • 10 minutes drive to downtown Oakland or Emeryville.
  • One block to Berkeley’s Bike network.

University of California-Berkeely (UC Berkeley - Cal) related Transportation options:

  • If you don’t want to walk from the house to your final destination on campus, UC Berkeley offers a number of shuttle options: [Main Campus Shuttle (Bear Transit) Page]
  • This UB Berkeley page provides maps: [Shuttle and Parking Maps]
  • The very closest shuttle line (5 blocks away) is the P line, but within another 1 or 2 blocks you can catch the R or C lines (most all shuttles go by the BART station which is only 6 blocks from the house) (as of Dec 2008): [Map of Shuttle Routes].
  • The McGee house is within the "free nighttime BearWalk" service area - these are walking and shuttle services provided by the university - for more info: [Night Safety].
  • The LBL (Lawrence Berkeley Labs) (also called Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)) shuttle also goes by the BART station, so with a 6 block walk from the house, you can also catch the LBL shuttle if you affiliated with LBL: [LBL Shuttles]

Other Transportation Options:

  • House is 3 blocks away from University Ave where lots of buses go by - most buses on University Ave are operated by AC Transit.
  • Most buses in Berkeley go through downtown, and the house is about 6 blocks from downtown (where the Berkeley BART station is located).
  • House is about 1.5 miles from the Berkeley Amtrak train station - trains from here go to Sacramento and San Jose as well as offering services to the rest of California and the nation.

Taxi and Airport Shuttles:

  • The Bay Area BART subway system does offer direct subway service into the San Francisco International Airport as well as service to the Oakland Airport from the Oakland Coliseum station via an AirBART bus service.
  • I don’t have any specific experience with specific taxi or shuttle companies, but here are some listings/companies:
  • List of Taxi Companies in the area: [from Yahoo local] - couple examples: Project Cab at 510-395-0000 and Friendly Airport Taxi at 510-834-1234.
  • One of the Airport Shuttle companies: [ABC Shuttle Service].
  • A Limousine service - liked by reviews on yelp - can go to airports: [On Time Limousine - Yelp info/reviews] - and direct web site: [On Time Limousine].

Parks Near to the McGee House:

  • Berkeley has many parks - this web page has a map of the parks (as well as links to a list of parks): [Berkeley Parks].
  • The parks that are closest to the McGee house are:

  • Becky Temko Tot Park - 2424 Roosevelt Street (near Channing)
  • Washington School Park - 2300 MLK Jr. Way (near Bancroft Way)
  • Presentation Park - 2199 California St. (At Allston Way)
  • MLKJr. Civic Centre Park - 2151 MLK Jr. Way (at Allston Way)

Other House Location Information:

Nearby Hotels - The McGee house is a good alternative to staying long-term at a hotel:

  • An alternative to these nearby hotels:
  • Bancroft Hotel - 12 blocks away.
  • Hotel Durant - 11 blocks away.
  • Berkeley City Club (Hotel) - 9 blocks away.
  • Rose Garden Inn - 17 blocks away.
  • Shattuck Hotel - 6 blocks away.
  • Doubletree Hotel and Executive Meeting Centre - 24 blocks away.

Note: transportation information can change frequently, so please consult the agency/provider in question for up-to-date information

Berkeley, California

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