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Oakland Center Conference Facilities

Location and Directions

The California State University, East Bay Oakland Center is centrally located in the heart of downtown Oakland's City Center area. We are conveniently accessed by local mass transit (BART), AC Transit and local interstate freeways. The Oakland Center is only 15 minutes away from the Oakland International Airport and 20 minutes from downtown San Francisco.


The Oakland Center
In the Transpacific Centre
1000 Broadway, Suite 109
Oakland, CA 94607

Directions and Map

For your convenience, we have compiled directions to the Oakland Center from virtually everywhere in the Bay Area. See a map of the area and our location.


The Oakland Center is easily accessible via car or public transportation. For travel by car, please follow these directions.

For travel by public transportation, view the BART schedule or contact AC Transit. The Oakland Center is located across the street from the southeast exit of BART's 12th Street/City Center station.


Underground parking is available at the Transpacific Centre on 11th Street, where the Oakland Center is located. The parking garage is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and there is a $1.00 charge per 15 minutes for parking ($14 daily maximum). Super Early Bird special pricing is available at $8.00, before 8:00 a.m. Early Bird special pricing is available at $10.00, before 10:00 a.m. Evening special pricing is available at $6.00, after 3:00 p.m.

*New Quick Pay Option: Skip the pay station and pay to park with your mobile phone with QP QuickPay. Download the free app at:

There also are numerous public lots and parking garages in the vicinity of the Oakland Center. View a complete list of nearby parking on Google Maps.

Photo courtesy of the Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau and Barry Muniz.