The distance between San Francisco and San Luis Obispo is approximately 198.08 miles, or 318.70 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 32 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.
Amtrak train tickets from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo start from $34.00, and on average cost $48.20. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to San Luis Obispo. Amtrak in San Francisco leaves from 425 Mission St and 2 other stations. And in San Luis Obispo trains arrive at 1011 Railroad Ave and one other train station.
From San Francisco to San Luis Obispo train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Luis Obispo faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 32 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $48.50 for a one-way train ticket to San Luis Obispo.