DPF 2013 at UC Santa Cruz
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DPF 2013 Meeting at UC Santa Cruz: Travel Information



Local Airports

  • San Jose International Airport(SJC)– Approximately 40 miles from UCSC
  • San Francisco International Airport(SFO)- Approximately 70 miles from UCSC
  • Monterey Regional Airport(MRY) – Approximately 45 miles from UCSC (limited service)

    Driving directions to campus from the greater Bay Area are available at:


    Most visitors and students find they do not need a rental car if they are staying on campus.  Santa Cruz has an excellent public transportation system, with several buses per hour linking the campus and downtown Santa Cruz.   Tour bus transportation will be provided for both the public lecture and the conference dinner.  Daily bussing will not be provided from area hotels to the conference.

    The following companies operate airport shuttles between the airports and Santa Cruz:

    Information regarding public transportation from Bay Area airports can be found at:
    Please note that public transportation from Bay Area airports to UC Santa Cruz can take several hours.

    Information regarding local bus service can be found at:

    Participants who wish to rent a vehicle or drive their own vehicle to campus will need a parking permit. Parking on the UCSC campus is regulated 24-hours, 7 days a week and all vehicles parked on the campus are required to have a parking permit. Participants who are staying in on-campus apartments will receive a parking permit as part of their housing package. Commuters may purchase a parking permit as part of registration.

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    DPF 2013 Organizing Committee
    Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics
    University of California
    1156 High St.
    Santa Cruz, CA 95064



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    Updated: June 6, 2013