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from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA

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Travel Information to San Luis Obispo, CA from Los Angeles

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $178
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€32) • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $178 (€148) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Travel 161 miles (259 km) by bus, flight or train from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA. 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 $38 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Amtrak, 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 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.
FAQs

What are the ways to get from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA?

The cheapest way to go to San Luis Obispo, CA from Los Angeles is by taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€32).

This is compared to other ways of getting to San Luis Obispo, CA:

Taking a bus is about $140 (€116) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $178 (€148) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to San Luis Obispo, CA, which costs on average $38 (€32) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA?

The quickest way to travel between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, CA 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 4 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 7 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there between Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, CA?

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

Where do I depart from Los Angeles? Where do I arrive in San Luis Obispo, CA?

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

    Which travel operators can get me to San Luis Obispo, CA from Los Angeles?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Amtrak to go to San Luis Obispo, CA by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA tickets on Omio for $38 (€32).
    • Travel with skywest airlines to go to San Luis Obispo, CA by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find skywest airlines Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA tickets on Omio for $178 (€148).
    • Amtrak can take you to San Luis Obispo, CA by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA for $38 (€32).

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA?

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like San Francisco, CA, San Diego or Sacramento, CA. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo, CA itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between San Luis Obispo, CA and any of these top destinations today!

    How early should I purchase Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA tickets online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $38 (€32) one way.
    • A plane ticket costs $178 (€148) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $38 (€32) one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, CA tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.