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Directions to SRI Menlo Park

See also: International Building and Conference Parking | Directions to Innovation Center | Directions to Building G | Directions to Events at SRI's Artificial Intelligence Center

SRI is located at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493. The main phone number is 650-859-2000.

All visitors are required to enter at Building A (the main visitor's entrance), unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you. All visitors are required to sign in and get visitor badges. Since this may take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

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Public Transit

SRI Menlo Park is accessible via commuter train or bus:

  • By Caltrain: Disembark at the Menlo Park station. Walk south along the tracks to the street. Turn left (east) onto Ravenswood Avenue. Walk two blocks through the traffic light at Laurel Street, continuing along Ravenswood Avenue. Walk approximately one long block past that traffic light to SRI's main visitor entrance— it will be the second driveway on your right after crossing Laurel Street. Look for the Building A visitors' entrance sign next to the curved driveway. (You will pass part of SRI's campus along the way.)
     
  • By bus: SAMtrans buses go to Caltrain's Menlo Park station, from which you can walk a few blocks to SRI (see directions above).

Caltrain to SRI from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or San Jose International Airport (SJC):

The closest drop-off point to SRI in Menlo Park is Caltrain's Menlo Park station, a few blocks from SRI. You can connect to Caltrain from either SFO or SJC. From the train station, walk south along the tracks to the street. Turn left (east) onto Ravenswood Avenue. Walk two blocks to the traffic light at Laurel Street. Continue on Ravenswood approximately one long block more past that traffic light to the second driveway, the main entrance onto the SRI campus. It is marked visitor's entrance. All visitors are required to enter at Building A, the main visitor's entrance, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you. All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

  • Caltrain from SFO: BART connects SFO to Caltrain. At the airport, take the SFO AirTrain to the SFO BART station, then take BART north to its San Bruno station. From there, take BART south to its Millbrae station. Here, you can connect with Caltrain, going southbound to the Caltrain station in Menlo Park. There is no direct connection between the airport and Caltrain.
     
  • Caltrain from SJC: The VTA Airport Flyer makes frequent stops between the airport and the Santa Clara Caltrain station. Take Caltrain north to the Menlo Park station.

Southbound from the San Francisco Area

SRI is located at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493. The main phone number is 650-859-2000.

Hwy 101 from San Francisco (southbound)

  • Take the Marsh Road - Atherton exit (West)
  • Go approximately 1 mile
  • Turn left at traffic signal onto Middlefield Road
  • Go 1 mile
  • Turn right at traffic signal onto Ravenswood Avenue
  • SRI's campus will be on your left as you travel on Ravenswood Avenue. Turn left at the entrance to the semi-circular drive, the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Hwy 280 from San Francisco (southbound)

  • Take Hwy 280 SOUTH to Menlo Park.
  • Exit at Sand Hill Road EAST, proceed past Stanford Medical Center.
  • Stay on Sand Hill Road (stay in left lane past Stanford Shopping Center).
  • Proceed to EL CAMINO REAL and turn left.
  • Take El Camino Real (stay in right lane) to Ravenswood Avenue and turn right.
  • Proceed through first traffic light (Laurel Ave.)
  • SRI's campus will be on your right as you travel on Ravenswood Avenue. Turn right at the entrance to the semi-circular drive, the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Northbound from the San Jose Area

Hwy 101 from San Jose (northbound)

  • Take Willow Road - Menlo Park exit (West)
  • Go approximately 1 mile
  • Turn right at traffic signal onto Middlefield Road
  • Go approximately 1/2 mile
  • Turn left at traffic signal onto Ravenswood Avenue
  • SRI's campus will be on your left as you travel on Ravenswood Avenue. Turn left at the entrance to the semi-circular drive, the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Hwy 280 from San Jose (northbound)

  • Take Hwy 280 NORTH to Menlo Park.
  • Exit at Sand Hill Road EAST, proceed past Stanford Medical Center.
  • Stay on Sand Hill Road (veer left at Stanford Shopping Center).
  • Proceed to EL CAMINO REAL and turn left.
  • Take El Camino Real (stay in right lane) to Ravenswood Avenue and turn right.
  • Proceed past first traffic light (Laurel Ave.)
  • SRI's campus will be on your right as you travel on Ravenswood Avenue. Turn right at the entrance to the semi-circular drive, the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Southbound (Local) from the Redwood City Area using El Camino Real
 

  • As you drive south on El Camino Real, immediately get into the left lane when you cross Santa Cruz Avenue (downtown Menlo Park).
  • Turn left at the next light onto Ravenswood Avenue, cross the railroad tracks, and continue two blocks through the first traffic light at Laurel Street.
  • SRI's campus will be on your right as you travel through the light. Turn right at the entrance to the semi-circular drive, the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Southbound (local) by public transit:
SRI is accessible via bus or Caltrain (get off at the Menlo Park station). SAMTrans bus numbers 7F, 17F, 5L and 5M pass by the intersection of El Camino and Ravenswood, or else stop at the Menlo Park Caltrain station half a block from the intersection. VTA (Santa Clara Valley) bus number 22 makes its most northerly stop at the CalTrain station. From the train station, walk south along the tracks to the street. Turn left (east) onto Ravenswood Avenue. Walk two blocks to the traffic light at Laurel Street. Continue on Ravenswood approximately one long block more past that traffic light to the second driveway, the main entrance onto the SRI campus. It is marked visitor's entrance. (Several driveways marked "SRI" will be on your right in the next block.)

All visitors are required to enter at Building A, the main visitor's entrance, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.

Northbound (Local) from the Palo Alto Area using El Camino Real


SRI is located at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493. The main phone number is 650-859-2000.

  • Driving north on El Camino Real, you will pass the Stanford Shopping Center on your left and a series of automobile dealerships on your right.
  • Turn right at the onto Ravenswood Avenue, cross the railroad tracks, and continue two blocks through the first traffic light at Laurel Street.
  • SRI's campus will be on your right as you travel through the light.
  • Turn at the second SRI entrance on your right; the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street.
  • Park in the lot on the right and enter the center building.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Northbound (local) by public transit:
SRI is accessible via bus or Caltrain (get off at the Menlo Park station). SAMTrans bus numbers 7F, 17F, 5L and 5M pass by the intersection of El Camino and Ravenswood, or else stop at the Menlo Park CalTrain station half a block from the intersection. VTA (Santa Clara Valley) bus number 22 makes its most northerly stop at the Caltrain station.

From the train station, walk south along the tracks to the street. Turn left (east) onto Ravenswood Avenue. Walk two blocks to the traffic light at Laurel Street. Continue on Ravenswood approximately one long block more past that traffic light to the second driveway, the main entrance onto the SRI campus. It is marked visitor's entrance. All visitors are required to enter at Building A, the main visitor's entrance, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.

Westbound (Local) from the East Bay

SRI is located at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park, CA 94025-3493. The main phone number is 650-859-2000.

Hwy 880 from the East Bay using the San Mateo Bridge

  • Take 880 NORTH or 880 SOUTH to CA-92 WEST toward the San Mateo Bridge (note: the bridge requires a toll payment)
  • Once over the bridge, follow signs to 101 South and go approximately 8.3 miles to the Marsh Road exit. Take a right at the light at the end of the exit ramp onto Marsh Road (toward Atherton).
  • After approximately 1 mile, turn left at the end of Marsh Road onto Middlefield Road and go approximately 1 mile
  • Turn right at traffic signal onto Ravenswood Avenue
  • SRI's campus will be on your left as you travel on Ravenswood Avenue. Turn left at the entrance to the semi-circular drive, the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street.
  • All visitors are required to enter at Building A, the main visitor's entrance, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Hwy 880 from the East Bay using the Dumbarton Bridge

  • Take 880 NORTH or 880 SOUTH to the Decoto Road, CA-84 WEST exit toward the Dumbarton Bridge (note: the bridge requires a toll payment)
  • Once over the bridge, turn left at second light onto Willow Road and go approximately 2.1 miles
  • Turn right at Middlefield Road and go approximately 0.7 miles
  • Turn left at traffic signal onto Ravenswood Avenue
  • SRI's campus will be on your left as you travel on Ravenswood Avenue. Turn left at the entrance to the semi-circular drive, the main visitor's entrance at 333 Ravenswood Avenue, a brick building set back from the street.
  • All visitors are required to enter at Building A, the main visitor's entrance, unless instructed otherwise by the staff member receiving you.
  • All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.

DIrections to Events at SRI's Artificial Intelligence Center

There are two entrances to SRI on Ravenswood Avenue. When going to Artificial Intelligence Center (AIC) events, please use the western entrance, which is closer to Laurel Avenue than to Middlefield Road. The sign by this entrance says "Building E Visitors" at the bottom.

The AIC is located on the second floor of Building E. There is no receptionist inside the lobby. Instead, you will find a telephone and a telephone directory. Call the person in the AIC who you are visiting by dialing the last four digits of their phone number. If you get no answer (or voicemail), please call the AIC office at extension 4904.

All visitors must sign in and get visitor badges. Since this can take a little time, please arrive about 10 minutes early.