We encourage you to take public transportation and carpool (or, if you’re close enough, walk or bike!). The closest BART stop is the Downtown Berkeley Station, which is o.7 miles away, a 13 minute walk.
There are 5 parking garages in the more-or-less immediate vicinity of First Pres Church:
- First Pres Garage
Entry to the garage is via the Channing Way driveway. The fee is $10 per day or $1.00 per 20 minutes. Pay machines are available in the garage. Credit cards or exact bills are accepted; no change is given.
- Telegraph Channing Garage
Located on Channing across the street and a few feet up from First Pres, this public garage is also available. Take a ticket upon garage entry and pay at one of the pay machines on the first floor, next to the elevators, before returning to your car.
- First Congregational Church (FCC) Lot
Located on Channing diagonally across the street from First Pres and half way down the block, this open air lot next to FCC is also available for a fee. Park in unmarked spaces. Payment in person at a small booth in the lot located by the apartment building.
- Ellsworth Structure – Cal Parking Lot
OK for non-Cal permits on the weekend. Entrances on Channing and Haste, $2 an hour, pay at the machine in the lot, credit cards or exact change accepted
- Underhill Parking
OK for non-Cal permits on the weekend. Located on Channing and College, three blocks up from the entrance to First Pres. $2 an hour, pay at the machine in the lot, credit cards or exact change accepted