Travel & Directions
"Given the unpredictable level of COVID-related restrictions at the time of the conference, which could force us to change the format of the conference, we strongly suggest buying flight tickets with a refundable option."
SLAC is located on 426 acres of Stanford University property, just three miles west of the main campus. The main entrance to the facility is on Sand Hill Road, just east of Interstate 280.
ULITIMA 2023 will take place March 13-16, 2023 and will be held in the Panofsky Auditorium in the Science and User Support Building 053 (SUSB) at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. The address is 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025.
The Science and User Support Building 053 (SUSB) is located near the SLAC entrance, directly across from the main security gate
The Stanford Guest House is on SLAC's campus and is a quick walk to the SUSB
- San Francisco Bay Area Map (PDF)
- SLAC Visitor Map (PDF)
- SLAC Meeting Rooms (PDF)
- Stanford Campus Map
Bay Area Airports
- San Jose International Airport (18 miles from SLAC)
- San Francisco International Airport (24 miles from SLAC)
- Oakland International Airport (31 miles from SLAC)
Directions to SLAC
From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Exit the airport and merge onto 101 S via the ramp to San Jose. Take exit 414B to merge onto CA-92 W. Next, take exit 8 to merge onto I-280 S toward San Jose and travel approximately 10 miles. Exit onto Sand Hill Road East and travel approximately 1.5 miles to the main entrance of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on the right-hand side.
From San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Start out going south on Airport Boulevard toward I-880. Merge onto I-880 S toward Santa Cruz. Take the exit onto I-280 N toward San Francisco and travel approximately 18 miles. Exit onto Sand Hill Road East and travel approximately 1.5 miles to the main entrance of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on the right-hand side.
Ground Transportation from Local Airports
Ride Sharing Apps
The following ride-sharing apps service all three bay area airports:
From San Francisco Airport:
- Super Shuttle (650) 558-8500
- SamTrans Bus (800) 660-4287
- CalTrain (800) 660-4287
- Yellow Cab San Francisco (415) 333-3333
From San Jose Airport:
- Santa Clara County Transit (800) 894-9908
- Yellow Cab San Jose, (408) 940-7777
- CalTrain (800) 660-4287
- San Jose Airport Ground Transportation or Rental Car Guide
- San Francisco Airport Ground Transportation or Rental Car Guide
- Oakland Airport Ground Transportation or Rental Car Guide
Stanford's Marguerite Shuttle
The Marguerite shuttle is Stanford University's complimentary public shuttle system which traverses the campus Monday through Friday all year (except University holidays). The SLAC line operates between SLAC (with a stop at the entrance to the Stanford Guest House) and the Stanford campus, and is available from 7:48 a.m. to 8:28 p.m., approximately every 20 minutes.