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 to San Francisco, Phoenix, Seattle, Denver and Dallas Fort-Worth! 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 and all tourism related businesses are open in all directions in San Luis Obispo County. Click here for direct routes from San Francisco or Los Angeles. For more information about road closures for thru-traffic to Monterey County, check the Caltrans District 5 website, Caltrans map and the Caltrans District 5 Twitter page.
For everything to do and see along this iconic California roadway, 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.