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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 Highway 1, which runs north to south along the coast and 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, Las Vegas (starting December 14, 2023), 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.
Highway 1 is closed 4mi north of San Simeon to 16.4 miles south of Big Sur due to rockslides.
For the latest updates from Caltrans, click HERE.
For more information visit Amtrak.com for the most up-to-date arrival and departure times.