If you have a life-threatening emergency, you may be transported to one of the THREE following hospitals:

ALTA BATES HOSPITAL

Address:                                                   2450 Ashby Avenue Berkeley, CA 94705
Phone Number:                                       (510) 204-4444
Distance From Campus:                       1.67 miles
Estimated travel time:                            approximately 10 minutes

Directions BACK to Berkeley campus:

  1. Head north on Colby Street toward Ashby Avenue 
  2. Turn left onto Ashby Avenue
  3. Turn right onto Telegraph Avenue
  4. Turn right onto Durant Avenue.

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HIGHLAND HOSPITAL

Address:                                                   1411 East 31st Street, Oakland 94602
Phone Number:                                        (510) 437-4865
Distance From Campus:                        7.34 miles
Estimated Travel Time:                         approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes

Directions BACK to Berkeley Campus:

Public Transportation

  1. The easiest route back from Highland Hospital to the Berkeley Campus by public transportation is to look for the white van with the "Alameda County Medical Center" logo which will loop through the BART parking lot at 8th Street and Oak Street every 12 minutes on weekdays, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  
  2. You will need to get off at the Lake Merritt BART station, and then exit at the Downtown Berkeley stop.
  3. AC Transit Bus Route 62 stops at the entrance to Highland Hospital. AC Transit Bus Route 11 stops one block away on 14th Avenue at E. 31st Street. For schedule updates, call 511 and say 'Public Transportation' or visit 511.org.

______________________________________________________________________________________________SAN LEANDRO HOSPITAL

Address:                                                     1411 East 31st Street, Oakland 94602
Phone Number:                                         (510) 357-6500
Distance From Campus:                         14.65 miles
Estimated Travel Time:                          approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes

Directions BACK to Berkeley Campus:

Public Transportation

  1. Walk to East 14th St & San Leandro Blvd - (3 min walk) 
  2. Continue alongCA-185/ California State Route 185, San Leandro 0.06 miles
  3. Take AC Transit - 1 - towards Center St & Shattuck Sq, Berkeley 
  4. Board, NE Corner of E 14th St & San Leandro Blvd 
  5. Off Board, San Leandro Bart Station
  6. Walk along San Leandro Blvd - (5 min walk) 
  7. Take BART Fremont / Richmond - towards Richmond 
  8. Off Board, Downtown Berkeley