The distance between San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe is 255.61 miles or 411.26 km. A train trip from San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe typically takes 12 hours, If you are looking to get to South Lake Tahoe faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 11 hours and 45 minutes to get from San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe.
Going from San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe by train takes over 12 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 Saturday trains from San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe start from $79.00, and on average cost $79.00. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to South Lake Tahoe. Amtrak in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113 and one other station. And in South Lake Tahoe trains arrive at Transp Ctr and one other train station.
From San Luis Obispo to South Lake Tahoe train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 56 minutes.