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. Its 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 to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver, Dallas/Fort Worth and nonstop to Las Vegas coming soon! 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.
We encourage you to check the Caltrans map and the SLO County Public Works website for the latest SLO CAL road conditions.
As of Monday, August 12, Highway 1 will be closed from north of the San Carpoforo Creek Bridge to south of the Ragged Point Inn during the overnight hours from 9 pm until 5 am. These overnight full highway closures will continue each week, Sunday night through Friday morning is anticipated to last up to four weeks. Emergency vehicles will maintain access during these overnight closures.
Motorists will also encounter one-way reversing traffic control within the project limits on Monday, August 12 from 5 am until 4 pm and from 6 am until 4 pm on Fridays. For more information about Highway 1 closures, visit Caltrans. A temporary traffic signal is scheduled to be activated in late August or early September allowing traffic to proceed in each direction 24/7 until project completion. Electronic message boards will be viewable to alert of traffic conditions. For more information about this road closure and others, check the Caltrans map.
For everything to do and see along this iconic California roadway, click here.