Cheap train tickets fromLos Angeles to San Luis Obispo

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traveling from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo by train

Cheapest price$31.00
Shortest Duration4h 18m
Trips per day59
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo were $46.53. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $8.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo by train is at 12:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8:00 AM on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo?

On average there are 59 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, with an average of 53 trips per day and 1,060 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo. Of the 59 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

train lines that run from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner operates, on average, 4 train schedule(s) from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo. The average Amtrak Pacific Surfliner ticket to San Luis Obispo costs $43.76. Cheap Amtrak Pacific Surfliner tickets to San Luis Obispo are available on Wanderu starting from $42.40. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner departs from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 1 other station. In San Luis Obispo, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner arrives at 1011 Railroad Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo takes 5 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trip will get you to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours and 18 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $44.24 for a weekend getaway trip to San Luis Obispo.

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
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Avg. Time
5h 9m
Avg. Price
$43.76

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Amtrak Coast Starlight operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo. The average Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to San Luis Obispo costs $42.86. Cheap Amtrak Coast Starlight tickets to San Luis Obispo are available on Wanderu starting from $31.00. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs from Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd and 1 other station. In San Luis Obispo, Amtrak Coast Starlight arrives at 1011 Railroad Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo takes 4 hours and 57 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours and 18 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $42.61 for a weekend getaway trip to San Luis Obispo.

Amtrak Coast Starlight
Amtrak Coast Starlight
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Avg. Time
4h 57m
Avg. Price
$42.86

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 53 train schedule(s) from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo. The average Amtrak ticket to San Luis Obispo costs $47.42. Cheap Amtrak tickets to San Luis Obispo are available on Wanderu starting from $34.50. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs from Union Station and 3 other stations. In San Luis Obispo, Amtrak arrives at Grand Ave & Deer Rd and 1 other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo takes 9 hours and 8 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours and 18 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 55 trips per day and you could expect to pay $47.57 for a weekend getaway trip to San Luis Obispo.

Amtrak
Amtrak
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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
9h 8m
Avg. Price
$47.42

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Los Angeles. Most train trips to San Luis Obispo will depart from Union Station, Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd, Catalina Express Terminal, 592 Gayley Ave.
  • Union Station
  • Amtrak Metrolink Station - 7724 Van Nuys Blvd
  • Catalina Express Terminal
  • 592 Gayley Ave
Train trips arrive in San Luis Obispo at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 1011 Railroad Ave, Grand Ave & Deer Rd are the main train stations in San Luis Obispo for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • Grand Ave & Deer Rd