San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA bus

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Cheap bus tickets from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Amtrak
06:49AM6h46
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
01:35PMSan Luis Obispo Station, San Luis Obispo, CA
$881One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Amtrak
01:34PM5h51
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
07:25PMSan Luis Obispo Station, San Luis Obispo, CA
$881One-way
1 transfer

Bus schedule from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
Amtrak
06:49AM6h46
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
01:35PMSan Luis Obispo Station, San Luis Obispo, CA
1 transfer
Amtrak
01:34PM5h51
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
07:25PMSan Luis Obispo Station, San Luis Obispo, CA
1 transfer

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Bus times from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

5 h 51 m

Average

6 h 18 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

319 km

It's difficult to get from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Amtrak
01:34PM5h51
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
07:25PMSan Luis Obispo Station, San Luis Obispo, CA
$881One-way
1 transfer
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
06:49AM6h46
Emeryville station, Emeryville, CA
01:35PMSan Luis Obispo Station, San Luis Obispo, CA
$881One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Bus from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

distanceDistance197 miles (318 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$68 (€59)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersFlixBus or Amtrak

Buses from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA cover the 197 miles (318 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 25 min with our travel partners like FlixBus or Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $68 (€59), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $30 (€26).

Bus companies: FlixBus and Amtrak from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

Find the best buses between San Francisco, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and Amtrak from $30 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Amtrak is the main bus company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak buses running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by bus across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next bus journey to San Luis Obispo, CA from San Francisco, CA.

Bus information from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: $44
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Bus from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

FAQs: Take the bus from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA.
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Cheap bus tickets from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA is $68 (€59); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between San Francisco, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA is on average 4 h 25 min   for the 197 mile (318 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA leaves at 1: 49 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA leaves at 9: 34 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA with FlixBus or Amtrak. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
When taking a bus from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA, you can count on FlixBus or Amtrak for the best way to get you to San Luis Obispo, CA. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between San Francisco, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
A trip to San Luis Obispo, CA from San Francisco, CA is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from San Francisco, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA is September.
You have options as you can travel to San Luis Obispo, CA from San Francisco, CA 2 different ways: bus or train.

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