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You’ve chosen San Luis Obispo County as your destination, now let us help you get here. Traveling by bus, plane, car or train is made simple with our easy directions. Whether you’re coming from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Central Valley, out of state or out of the country, we’ve got you covered.
By car - San Luis Obispo County is located mid-way between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It's accessible via U.S. Highway 101, which runs north and south through the heart of the county. From Interstate Highway 5, head west to the coast on State Highways 41, 46 or 166.
By plane - The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport offers direct service from Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Phoenix, Portland, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle! In addition, you can transfer to hundreds of connecting destinations in the U.S. and abroad. Taxis, rental cars and Ride-On Transportation shuttles are available at the airport. Charter jet services are also offered by ACI Jet in San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles.
By train & bus - Amtrak’s Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner trains make daily stops at the City of San Luis Obispo Amtrak station, located near downtown. From there, board an SLO RTA bus or arrange for a Ride-On Transportation shuttle. Amtrak also has services that stop at the Grover Beach and Paso Robles stations. For an updated schedule of service, click here.
The current rainy season could continue to cause potential closures of the roadway.
Prepare for Highway 1 closures at Bixby Bridge in Big Sur- Overnight closures with full shutdowns of traffic will begin on March 28 and will last through March 31 to complete scheduled maintenance work. For more information about possible road closures, check the CalTrans-District 5 website, Caltrans map and the Caltrans District 5 Twitter page.
For a helpful map to provide on SLO CAL Highway 1 rerouting, click HERE.
For the latest updates from Caltrans, click HERE.
Amtrak is experiencing some reduced demand for service and has made some temporary schedule adjustments.
Please check Amtrak.com for the most up to date arrival and departure times.
We encourage you to check the Caltrans map and the SLO County Public Works website for the latest SLO CAL road conditions.