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Kestrel Institute
3260 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 493-6871

The nearest major airports are:
  • San Francisco International (SFO), and
  • Mineta San José International Airport (SJC).
From US-101
  • Exit at Oregon Expressway (West). Oregon Expwy will become Page Mill Road after it intersects El Camino Real.
  • Continue on Page Mill and turn left at Hanover.
  • After Hanover curves right, take a left at the traffic lights onto Hillview Avenue. Kestrel is located several buildings down on the right hand side.
  • Look for the roadside sign that says "Kestrel Institute", and turn right into the driveway immediately following.
  • Park in the parking lot. Our reception area is accessible from the street front, on the second floor.
From I-280
  • Exit at Page Mill Road (East).
  • Turn right at Foothill Expressway.
  • Get in the left lane and turn left onto Hillview Avenue.
  • As the road begins to curve left, get into the central turning lane and turn left into the driveway just before the "Kestrel Institute" roadside sign.
  • Should you miss this turn, you can take the next driveway left and drive all around two buildings.
  • Park in the parking lot. Our reception area is accessible from the street front, on the second floor.
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By Caltrain
  • There is a connection by BART from San Francisco International Airport to the Caltrain station at Millbrae. From there, take the southbound train to San Jose.
  • There is a free shuttle service from San Jose International Airport to the Caltrain station at Santa Clara. From there, take the northbound train to San Francisco.
  • Get off the train at California Ave. station.
  • Take VTA bus 89 (runs only in the early morning) to the VA Hospital, or walk along California Ave. to the corner of California & Yale, just beyond El Camino Real, and take from there the free Marguerite Shuttle Line V.
  • Get off at the first or second stop after the bus turns left from Hanover (for the VTA bus) or right from Porter Drive (for the Marguerite) onto Hillview Avenue. Kestrel is located halfway between these two bus stops, in the middle of a bend in the road. Look for the roadside sign that says "Kestrel Institute".
  • Our reception area is accessible from the street front, on the second floor.