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from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA

You can get from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA by train, bus or flight.

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Sat
May 21
$37Amtrak
$18Flixbus
Sun
May 22
$37Amtrak
$49Amtrak
Mon
May 23
$41Amtrak
$23Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$36Amtrak
$48Amtrak
Fri
May 27
$48Amtrak
$46Flixbus

Travel Information to San Luis Obispo, CA from Oakland, CA

distanceDistance195 miles (315 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $44
fastestFastest modeBus • $44 (€39) • 5 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Travel 195 miles (315 km) by bus or train to San Luis Obispo, CA from Oakland, CA. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Amtrak or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA.

Travel Tips: Travel from Oakland, CA 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 Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA.
FAQs

How do I travel from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA?

There are 2 ways to get from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€30) compared to other travel options to San Luis Obispo, CA:

A train is $11 (€10) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA costing on average $44 (€39).

What is the fastest way to travel to San Luis Obispo, CA from Oakland, CA?

The fastest way from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA is by bus with an average journey time of 5 h 26 min.

There are alternative travel options to San Luis Obispo, CA that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take NaN h NaN min   on average.

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

San Luis Obispo, CA is approximately 195 miles (315 km) away from Oakland, CA.

How many services a day are there to San Luis Obispo, CA from Oakland, CA?

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

  • Around 2 buses per day.

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

When traveling between Oakland, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA, where do I depart from Oakland, CA and where do I arrive in San Luis Obispo, CA?

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

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

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

    • Amtrak can take you to San Luis Obispo, CA by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA for $44 (€39).
    • Amtrak can get you to San Luis Obispo, CA by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA for $33 (€30) on Omio.

    Where should I go next after I travel from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA?

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Oakland, CA to San Luis Obispo, CA often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Los Angeles, San Francisco, CA or San Diego. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Oakland, CA 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 book tickets to San Luis Obispo, CA from Oakland, CA online for the best deals?

    Before traveling from Oakland, CA 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 is costing on average $44 (€39) one way for this trip.
    • A train ticket for this route costs on average $33 (€30) one way.

    But we recommend booking Oakland, CA 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.

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