The distance between San Luis Obispo to San Francisco is 198.08 miles or 318.70 km. A train trip from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco typically takes 8 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 30 minutes to get from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco.
Going from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco by train takes over 8 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Monday trains from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco start from $42.00, and on average cost $45.63. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to San Francisco. Amtrak in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave and one other station. And in San Francisco trains arrive at Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St and 2 other train stations.
From San Luis Obispo to San Francisco train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to San Francisco faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 30 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $45.59 for a one-way train ticket to San Francisco.