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Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$31.00
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day56
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How to book cheap Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo train tickets?

The best way to get deals on 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 $46.58. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $8.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train 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 Friday. 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.

Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo has the most daily schedules

On average there are 56 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, with an average of 50 trips per day and 991 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo. Of the 56 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

3 carriers offer Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo from $34.50. There are 50 Amtrak schedules from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo and you can expect on average to pay $47.95 for a Amtrak ticket to San Luis Obispo. In Los Angeles, Amtrak departs to San Luis Obispo from Union Station and 3 other stations. In San Luis Obispo, Amtrak arrives at 1011 Railroad Ave and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo takes 7 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 52 trips per day and you could expect to pay $48.38 for a weekend getaway trip to San Luis Obispo.

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Avg. Time
7h 26m
Avg. Price
$47.95

Amtrak Coast Starlight

Book Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo from $31.00. There are 1 Amtrak Coast Starlight schedules from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo and you can expect on average to pay $44.03 for a Amtrak Coast Starlight ticket to San Luis Obispo. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Coast Starlight departs to San Luis Obispo from Union Station 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 59 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Coast Starlight trip will get you to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Coast Starlight offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $47.84 for a weekend getaway trip to San Luis Obispo.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
4h 59m
Avg. Price
$44.03

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

Book Amtrak Pacific Surfliner from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo from $42.40. There are 3 Amtrak Pacific Surfliner schedules from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo and you can expect on average to pay $44.96 for a Amtrak Pacific Surfliner ticket to San Luis Obispo. In Los Angeles, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner departs to San Luis Obispo from Union Station 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 10 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Pacific Surfliner trip will get you to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $45.81 for a weekend getaway trip to San Luis Obispo.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 10m
Avg. Price
$44.96

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 3 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 1011 Railroad Ave, Grand Ave & Deer Rd, 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113 are the main train stations in San Luis Obispo for trips arriving from Los Angeles.
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • Grand Ave & Deer Rd
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113