San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego train

Cheap train tickets from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Cheapest

65

Average

66

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
04:22PMSan Luis Obispo Station9h03 01:25AMOld Town Station
1 transfer
651One-way
Cheapest
06:11AMSan Luis Obispo Station9h04 03:15PMOld Town Station
2 transfers
651One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:40PMSan Luis Obispo, CA9h55 01:35AMSanta Fe Depot
2 transfers
661One-way
06:11AMSan Luis Obispo Station9h18 03:29PMSanta Fe Depot
2 transfers
661One-way
04:22PMSan Luis Obispo Station9h13 01:35AMSanta Fe Depot
1 transfer
661One-way

Train schedule from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, October 6
06:11AMSan Luis Obispo Station9h18 03:29PMSanta Fe Depot
2 transfers
06:11AMSan Luis Obispo Station9h04 03:15PMOld Town Station
2 transfers
03:40PMSan Luis Obispo, CA9h55 01:35AMSanta Fe Depot
2 transfers
04:22PMSan Luis Obispo Station9h13 01:35AMSanta Fe Depot
1 transfer
04:22PMSan Luis Obispo Station9h03 01:25AMOld Town Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Fastest Journey

9 h 3 m

Average

9 h 18 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

431 km

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

Fastest
04:22PMSan Luis Obispo Station9h03 01:25AMOld Town Station
1 transfer
651One-way
2nd Fastest
06:11AMSan Luis Obispo Station9h04 03:15PMOld Town Station
2 transfers
651One-way
04:22PMSan Luis Obispo Station9h13 01:35AMSanta Fe Depot
1 transfer
661One-way
06:11AMSan Luis Obispo Station9h18 03:29PMSanta Fe Depot
2 transfers
661One-way
03:40PMSan Luis Obispo, CA9h55 01:35AMSanta Fe Depot
2 transfers
661One-way

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Overview: Train from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego cover the 267 miles (430 km) long route taking on average 8 h 38 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $67 (€64), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $64 (€61).

Train companies: Amtrak from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego trains

You can travel by train between San Luis Obispo, CA and San Diego with Amtrak for as low as $64 (€61). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between San Luis Obispo, CA and San Diego, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 53 min
  • Average Price: $64
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego

Travel Tips: Travel by train to San Diego easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego to cost as little as $64 (€61)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego train to cost on average $67 (€64)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between San Luis Obispo, CA and San Diego by train to be approximately 267 miles (430 km).
While the time it takes to travel 267 miles (430 km) between San Luis Obispo, CA and San Diego can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego train journey time is on average 8 h 38 min.
For the trip from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to San Diego from San Luis Obispo, CA on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing San Luis Obispo, CA for San Diego is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego leaves at 11: 00 AM. The last train departing from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego leaves at 11: 22 PM. You can find the latest San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from San Luis Obispo, CA to San Diego is on average $67 (€64) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to San Diego from San Luis Obispo, CA available a few months in advance.

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