How to Get to the Theatre
2081 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
1/2 Block from Downtown Berkeley BART
Aurora Theatre Company, the Downtown Berkeley Association and neighboring arts organizations and parking managers have been working together to ensure adequate replacement parking during reconstruction, with additional parking spaces or extended hours at some neighborhood garages and lots.
Traffic patterns have also changed during garage reconstruction. Center and Addison are temporarily turned into one way streets. Center Street traffic heads eastbound, and Addison heads westbound.
To purchase guaranteed pre-paid parking at the Allston Way garage with your Aurora subscription, stop by the Box Office or call 510.843.4822. Quantities are limited, so please act quickly.
Convenient parking options include:
Promenade Garage on Addison Street between Milvia and MLK, Jr. Way. Enter after 5pm and parking is just $5. -TOP CHOICE for AURORA!-
Allston Way Garage, at 2061 Allston Way, is accessible via Center Street. Validate your parking ticket in the Theatre lobby and your parking is just $5! (Regular evening rate is $15.)
Berkeley Way Garage is located at Berkeley Way and Shattuck. Parking is $.30 for 12 minutes, Maximum 6 hours.
Oxford Garage is on Kittredge Street between Oxford and Shattuck. Enter after 5pm and parking is just $4.
UC Golden Bear Lot & Garage on Bonita between University & Berkeley Way has parking available on the surface lot until 2am each day. The garage is now also available to the public for parking until 12:30am.
From San Francisco:
Take the Bay Bridge, to I-80 East towards Berkeley/Sacramento. Exit on University Avenue. Go east, towards the hills, 2 miles to Shattuck Avenue. Turn right on Shattuck Avenue, go one block to Addison. Turn right. Theatre is on the right.
From East of Berkeley:
From Highway 24, take the Berkeley Exit: Highway 13, Tunnel Road/Ashby Avenue. Drive West on Ashby to Shattuck Avenue. Turn right on Shattuck Avenue, proceed 2 miles to Addison. Turn left on Addison. Theatre is on the right.
From the South Bay:
Take I-880 North to I-580 West to I-80 East towards Berkeley. From I-80 take the exit on University Avenue. Go east, toward the hills, 2 miles to Shattuck Avenue. Turn right on Shattuck Avenue, go one block to Addison. Turn right. Theatre is on the right.
From Marin County:
Take the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge onto I-580 to I-80 West. Exit on University Avenue. Go east, towards the hills, 2 miles to Shattuck Avenue. Turn right on Shattuck Avenue, go one block to Addison. Turn right. Theatre is on the right.
- From Oakland/Fremont, take a Richmond-bound train and get off at the Downtown Berkeley station.
- From Richmond, take a Fremont, Millbrae/SFO or San Francisco/Daly City train to the Downtown Berkeley station.
- From San Francisco, take either a Richmond train and exit Downtown Berkeley station, or take a Pittsburg/Bay Point train, transfer to Richmond train at Macarthur Station and exit Downtown Berkeley.
- From Concord/Walnut Creek/Lafayette, take a San Francisco/Daly City train, transfer to Richmond train at Macarthur station and exit Downtown Berkeley.
After exiting the station, head north on Shattuck Avenue to Addison. Turn left. Theatre is on the right. Check BART for schedules: (510) 465-2278 or www.bart.gov.
Taking a Bus:
Major AC Transit routes F, 1, 1R, 7, 12, 18, 25, 49, 51B, 52, 65, 67, 88, 604, 605, 800, 851. Call 511 for schedules and information.