Directions

STAR Center
Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
401 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143

Planning a visit to the STAR Center? We are located adjacent to UCSF Medical Center, near the intersection of Parnassus and Hillway. Directions are below. We look forward to seeing you.
 

Directions to the STAR Center:

Driving Directions:

From the North Bay

Take US-101 S across the Golden Gate Bridge. Take the 19th Ave. exit 1/4-mile after toll plaza. This exit drops you on Park Presidio Dr. Stay in the right lane as you pass through Golden Gate Park onto 19th Ave. When you exit the park, cross Lincoln and travel three blocks. Turn right on Kirkham. Turn right on 20th Ave. Turn right (east) on Judah. Follow Judah up the hill to UCSF. Judah becomes Parnassus at 5th Ave. The entrance to the public parking garage is on the left.

From the South Bay / Peninsula
Taking US-101 N toward San Francisco:

Follow the signs for 101 North/Golden Gate Bridge. Take the Octavia St exit. Follow Octavia Street four blocks and turn left on Fell St. Continue on Fell in Golden Gate Park. Stay in the left hand lane. The street turns into Lincoln Boulevard as it curves left through the park. Turn left onto 4th Ave. Turn Left onto Parnassus. The entrance to the public parking garage is on the left.

I-280 N toward San Francisco:
Take the Golden Gate Bridge exit onto 19th Ave. (north). Stay in the right lanes and turn right (east) on Judah St. Follow Judah up the hill to UCSF. Judah becomes Parnassus at 5th Ave. The entrance to the parking garage is on the left.

From the East Bay
Take the I-80 W/I-580 E ramp to San Francisco. Take the 101 N/Golden Gate Bridge exit, which is after the “Ninth St./Civic Center” exit. Follow the signs for the Octavia St. exit.  Follow Octavia Street four blocks and turn left on Fell St. Continue on Fell St. into Golden Gate Park. Stay in the left hand lane. The street turns into Lincoln Blvd. Turn left on 4th Ave. Turn Left on Parnassus Ave. The entrance to the parking garage is on the left.

Parking Information: http://campuslifeservices.ucsf.edu/transportation/services/parking/publi...

Limited street parking is available

Public Transportation:

**The nearest MUNI Rail stop is the UCSF stop on the N Line. Get off at the UCSF stop on Irving Street. Walk into the UCSF building and take the elevator to Parnassus Avenue. Our center is across the street, slightly to your left. Caltrain, BART, Golden Gate Transit, and Golden Gate Ferry offer quick and convenient connections to MUNI.

Muni bus lines stop directly in front of LPPI and the STAR Center:

  • 43-Masonic
  • 6-Parnassus

For more information, click the shuttle and public transit links below:

 

UCSF Shuttle System:
The UCSF Shuttle system is FREE to all patients and visitors. Please refer to this website for additional information on routes and timetables: http://campuslifeservices.ucsf.edu/transportation/services/shuttles/rout...