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KIPAC is located in three locations; the Fred Kavli Building at SLAC, Varian Physics Building and Physics and Astrophysics Building on the main Stanford Campus.

Visit SLAC

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
2575 Sand Hill Rd
Menlo Park, CA 94025

SLAC Maps and Directions

KIPAC is located in bldg 51, across the street from the visitor parking lot to the right of SLAC's main gate.

SLAC Visitor Travel Guidelines

Admin Contact:  Martha Siegel

Visit Stanford Main Campus

Varian Physics Building
382 Via Pueblo Mall
Stanford, CA  94305-4060

Physics Astrophysics Building
452 Lomita Mall
Stanford, CA  94305-4085

Admin Contact: David Stricker


Parking is free at SLAC.

Campus Parking Information


It is advised to bring your own laptop for your visit.


Transportation to Stanford area

  • Car Rental

  • Shuttles to and from the airport.  SuperShuttle  is a van service at San Francisco Airport that collects people along the upper departure level of any terminal, on the center island outside of the airline ticket counters.  The one-way charge is about $25.  Call (415) 558-8500.  South and East Bay Shuttle is a van service for San Francisco or San Jose Airports, call  (800) 548-4664 or (408) 225-4444.

  • Caltrain  From San Francisco Airport, take the SFO-BART Extension to the Millbrae Intermodal Station, then Caltrain to Menlo Park or Palo Alto.  Call (800) 660-4287 for schedules.

  • Taxi Services

  • SamTrans  From San Francisco Airport, take bus KX south. It leaves every 30 minutes and takes about 55 minutes. Call (800) 660-4287 for schedules.

  • Marguerite Shuttle  The free Marguerite shuttle has a line that runs to SLAC.  You can pick up a Line A shuttle in Palo Alto and take it to the Hoover Tower stop where you transfer to the SLAC shuttle.  The SLAC shuttle runs every 20 minutes.  Call (650) 723-9362 for schedules.