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Parking and Directions for UC San Diego Health Locations in Hillcrest

See the map, parking information, and driving directions below for patients and visitors at UC San Diego Medical Center, Medical Offices North and South, 4th and Lewis Medical Offices, 410 Dickinson St. and 140 Arbor Dr. For other locations, see UC San Diego Health Locations.

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Costs for Lots and Structures

Hillcrest Arbor Parking Lot
  • Arbor Parking Structure: Pay-by-space machines are located on levels 1-8.
    • Patients and visitors can park in a numbered parking stall, note the stall number posted on a sign or on the ground, and pay at the pay-by-space machine using cash or a credit card.
    • You do NOT need to display the ticket on your dashboard; in fact, you will need your ticket on hand if you need to add additional hours.
    • If you need to add hours to your ticket after you've parked, additional machines are available near the hospital cafeteria and in the lobby of Medical Offices - South. You will need to use the add time code that is on your receipt.
    • 24-hour tickets have return parking privileges in any visitor parking space in Arbor Parking Structure, but you must display your ticket on your dashboard.
  • First Ave. and Montecito Way Lot: Patient parking is $4 for the first two hours and $1 for each additional hour, not to exceed $8 per day. Pay stations accept cash, validation tickets, and credit cards.
  • ACE parking lot across from the main entrance of the Medical Center on Arbor Drive: $3 per hour.
  • 4th and Lewis Parking Garage: Located in the basement of the building, parking is free with validation.
  • Complimentary disabled parking is available in meters and accessible spaces when you display a valid Disabled Person placard or plates.

View a Google Map of parking lot locations.

Valet Parking

Valet parking is available at the main entrance of the Medical Center on Arbor Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Cost is a $5 service fee plus 50 cents per half-hour up to $5. The daily maximum is $10.


Staff Parking

Please see parking.ucsd.edu

Driving Directions

To Medical Center or Medical Offices South

  • From I-5: Exit on Washington Street and turn left (east). Turn left on First Avenue, and continue straight past E. Lewis Street. For the Montecito Parking Lot, select the left lane and turn left into the driveway past Montecito Way. For the Arbor Parking Structure, select the right lane and follow the curve left onto W. Arbor Drive. Drive past the Medical Center, directly into the parking garage at the end of W. Arbor Drive.
  • From SR-163: If you are coming southbound, exit on Washington Street West. If you are coming northbound, exit on Washington Street (which will take you eastward), and then make a U-turn so that you are headed west. Turn right on First Avenue, and continue straight past E. Lewis Street. For the Montecito Parking Lot, select the left lane and turn left into the driveway past Montecito Way. For the Arbor Parking Structure, select the right lane and follow the curve left onto W. Arbor Drive. Go past the Medical Center, directly into the parking garage at the end of W. Arbor Drive.

To Fourth and Lewis Medical Offices

  • From I-5: Exit on Washington Street and go East. Turn left on Fourth Avenue, go straight through the stop sign at Lewis Street, and make an immediate left into the underground parking structure.
  • From SR-163: If you are coming southbound, exit on Washington Street West. If you are coming northbound, exit on Washington Street (which will take you eastward), and then make a U-turn so that you are headed west. Turn right on Fourth Avenue, go straight through the stop sign at Lewis Street, and make an immediate left into the underground parking structure.

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