Before you visit...
Institute for the Future
201 Hamilton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Free parking in the downtown area is available on the street, in off-street parking lots, and in parking garages. Two-hour parking is provided in on-street spaces and in surface lots. Three-hour parking is provided in parking garages except in designated permit areas. Enforcement of parking regulations is conducted Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm.
You can find a list of downtown Palo Alto parking facilities here.
All-day visitor parking permits are available for purchase for $25.00 at City Hall and selected parking garages. All-day permits are valid in all off-street parking lots and garages; permits are not valid for on-street parking spaces. Read more about Palo Alto's visitor parking here.
- San Francisco International (SFO) - 21 miles from IFTF
- Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International (SJC) - 18 miles from IFTF
- Oakland International (OAK) - 28 miles from IFTF
- Mosaic Global Transportation (800) 389-7881 - Discount Code: Institute for the Future
- Host Limousine Services (888) 740-5727 - Mention Institute for the Future
The easiest way to get here via public transportation is by Caltrain, via the Palo Alto Station. You can also get to IFTF with SamTrans on the following routes: ECR, 280, 281, 297, 397. Both the Caltrain station and SamTrans bus stops are a short walk to IFTF.
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