The Bot Bus

A free summer shuttle from Underhill Parking to the UC Botanical Garden

This summer, the UC Botanical Garden will run a free shuttle:

Saturdays and Sundays
June 3 – September 4
11 am – 5:15 pm

The Bot Bus will run on a loop from the Underhill Parking lot on College and Channing
every Saturday and Sunday plus Labor Day

The Bot Bus is ADA compliant and has a bike rack!

Bot Bus Schedule

Bot Bus Route

The Bot Bus Pick up is on Channing Way just west of College Ave, at the Bear Shuttle stop outside of Underhill Parking. Shuttle runs every 20 minutes.


Parking is available in a lot located across the street from the main entrance to the Garden. It is a pay lot at the rate of $1 per hour and is enforced all day. The lot is operated by UC Berkeley’s Department of Parking and Transportation.

Getting Here By Shuttle

From Downtown Berkeley Bart, Monday – Friday (no weekend service): 

  • Take the Campus Perimeter shuttle from the Bank of America building (2129 Shattuck Ave.) in downtown Berkeley to Hearst Mining Circle.
  • At the Hearst Mining Circle transfer to the H (Hill) Line shuttle which brings you directly to the Botanical Garden.
  • Each shuttle costs $1.

H Line Shuttle

Perimiter Shuttle

Game Days

Directions to the UC Botanical Garden may be affected by football games at California Memorial Stadium. For a list of upcoming game days, visit the Cal football website.

View Football Schedule