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 and Dallas/Fort Worth (flights beginning April 2019), in addition 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.
Due to the recent storms, Highway 1 is closed in both directions from Ragged Point to 11.8 miles north of Ragged Point into Monterey County. Motorists are advised to use Highway 101 as an alternate route while this closure is in place. All businesses, activities and lodging properties along Highway 1 in SLO CAL are OPEN. For up-to-date information about the closure, visit the Caltrans website.