The distance between San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz is 139.76 miles or 224.87 km. A train trip from San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz typically takes 9 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 24 minutes to get from San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz.
Going from San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz by train takes over 9 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 Santa Cruz 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz start from $41.00, and on average cost $52.92. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Santa Cruz. Amtrak in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave and one other station. And in Santa Cruz trains arrive at Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave,
From San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Santa Cruz faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 24 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $54.98 for a one-way train ticket to Santa Cruz.