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How much are train tickets from Martinez to San Luis Obispo?

Lowest Price$39.00
Fastest Train7h 33m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines2
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Martinez-San Luis Obispo Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Martinez to San Luis Obispo right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Martinez to San Luis Obispo?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Martinez to San Luis Obispo. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Martinez to San Luis Obispo?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $43.95 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Martinez to San Luis Obispo.

How long is the train journey from Martinez to San Luis Obispo?

The distance between Martinez and San Luis Obispo is approximately 206 miles, or 332 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 33 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Martinez to San Luis Obispo are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Martinez at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Martinez to San Luis Obispo?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Martinez to San Luis Obispo. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from San Luis Obispo to Martinez.

What train services are there from Martinez to San Luis Obispo?

2 train services operate from Martinez to San Luis Obispo. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak58h 35m$48.63
Amtrak Coast Starlight17h 33m$46.50

Where is the train station in Martinez?

There is one train station in Martinez:

  • 601 Marina Vista Ave

Where is the train station in San Luis Obispo?

San Luis Obispo receives travelers from Martinez at its two active train stations:

  • 1011 Railroad Ave
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113

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