Getting Here

General Information

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Getting Here Overview:

Located at the mid-way point between San Francisco and Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo County is a coastal region that's easy to find and easy to get to - whether you plan to drive here, fly here, or take the bus or train.

From San Francisco: [show][hide]

By Car

The most direct traveling route from San Francisco is Highway 101 south. Travelers will drive about four hours and 230 miles. If it is a beautiful day and you wish to extend your drive and absorb the California Coast, take the leisurely and winding Pacific Coast Highway 1 south. This route will get you to San Luis Obispo in about six hours and 250 miles.

By Air

Travelers can fly non-stop from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to The San Luis Obispo Regional Airport (SBP). Both United Express and US airways services passengers. The airport has rental car services available. SBP is just a five-minute drive from downtown San Luis Obispo. Travel time is about one hour. For more information please visit http://sloairport.com/

United Airlines US Airways

By Bus

Visit www.greyhound.com for bus schedules and booking.

By Train

Many buses meet the Amtrak trains serving San Luis Obispo. Visit www.amtrak.com for more information.

From Los Angeles: [show][hide]

By Car

The most direct traveling route from Los Angeles is Highway 101 north. Travelers can expect about a 200-mile drive taking about three hours, depending on traffic and departing location.

By Air

Travelers can fly non-stop from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to The San Luis Obispo Regional Airport (SBP). Both United Express and US airways services passengers. The airport has rental car services available. SBP is just a five-minute drive from downtown San Luis Obispo. Travel time is about one hour. For more information please visit http://sloairport.com/

United Airlines US Airways

By Bus

Visit www.greyhound.com for bus schedules and booking.

By Train

When traveling Amtrak to San Luis Obispo, the Pacific Surfliner will capture a scenic coastal view for a large portion of the ride. Visit www.amtrak.com for more information.

From Central Valley: [show][hide]

By Car

Drivers coming from both Fresno and Bakersfield will take Highway 46 west to Paso Robles. From there, take Highway 101 south. Travelers can expect to drive for two-and-a-half hours and 140 miles.

By Bus

Visit www.greyhound.com for bus schedules and booking.

By Train

Many buses meet the Amtrak trains serving San Luis Obispo. Visit www.amtrak.com for more information.