San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 48 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

254 km

Cheap bus tickets from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA start from $54 with an average ticket price of $62.

The fastest bus from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA takes 3h 15m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 48m and covers a distance of 254 km.

3 buses leave San Jose, CA for San Luis Obispo, CA every day with 3 travelling directly.

FlixBus
08:50PM3h15
San Jose, CA
12:05AMSan Luis Obispo, CA
$541One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
10:20PM4h05
San Jose, CA
02:25AMSan Luis Obispo, CA
$661One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
11:20PM4h05
San Jose, CA
03:25AMSan Luis Obispo, CA
$661One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$57 (€50)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersAmtrak or FlixBus

Buses from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA cover the 157 miles (254 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or FlixBus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $57 (€50), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $31 (€27).

Bus providers: Amtrak and FlixBus from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

Amtrak and FlixBus buses will get you from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA from $29 (€25). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains between San Jose, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

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

  • Average Duration: 4 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $32
  • Amtrak frequency: 5 a day

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

FAQs: Take the bus from San Jose, 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 Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA.
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Cheap bus tickets from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA can start from as little as $31 (€27) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA is $57 (€50); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA bus time is 3 h 15 min   covering the 157 mile (254 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA leaves at 1: 10 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA leaves at 11: 20 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA without having to change trains with Amtrak or FlixBus. There are 5 direct buses from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the route from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA you can take a bus with Amtrak or FlixBus. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services between San Jose, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
A trip to San Luis Obispo, CA from San Jose, CA is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from San Jose, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA is October.
You have options as you can travel to San Luis Obispo, CA from San Jose, CA 2 different ways: train or bus.

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