How to travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA

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Travel Information from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $339
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€27) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $339 (€319) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 161 miles (259 km) to San Luis Obispo, CA from Los Angeles. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.

Travel Tips: Travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA

Travel Tips: Travel to San Luis Obispo, CA 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 Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.
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There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€27) compared to other travel options to San Luis Obispo, CA:

A bus is generally $310 (€292) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $339 (€319) from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.

A bus is generally $17 (€16) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $46 (€43) from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.

The quickest way to travel to San Luis Obispo, CA from Los Angeles is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to San Luis Obispo, CA by bus can take on average 3 h 55 min.

In comparison, getting to San Luis Obispo, CA by train can take on average 5 h 7 min.

The distance is approximately 161 miles (259 km) from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.

The average frequency per day from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, CA as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA:

    • You can travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€27) with Flixbus from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.
    • You can travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA by flight with skywest airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $339 (€319) with skywest airlines from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.
    • You can take a train from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $46 (€43) with Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA.
    Many of our customers traveling from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA don't make San Luis Obispo, CA their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after San Luis Obispo, CA are San Francisco, CA, San Diego or Sacramento, CA, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from San Luis Obispo, CA to any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets cost on average $29 (€27) one way.
    • Plane tickets cost $339 (€319) one way on average.
    • Train tickets cost on average $46 (€43) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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