Tourist Info

Drive or take a bus to San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo County is in the heart of California’s Central Coast, about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Highway 101 links the county with Northern and Southern California. The Central Valley can be reached from Highway 46 East in Paso Robles or Highway 166 at the southern county line.

Distances to city of San Luis Obispo

Bakersfield: 130 miles

Fresno: 140 miles

Los Angeles: 200 miles

Monterey: 135 miles

Sacramento: 300 miles

San Diego: 325 miles

San Francisco: 230 miles

San Jose: 185 miles

Santa Barbara: 100 miles

Bus service

Greyhound Bus Lines provides transportation to and from cities in California and nationwide from terminals in Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo. In addition, the county has four limited service stops, with no ticketing or baggage services available.

For fares, schedules and ticket purchases, visit, call 800-231-2222 or stop by a terminal.

Paso Robles

845 Ninth St.


Hours: 9 a.m-12:45 p.m. and 1:45-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Closed Sunday and holidays.

San Luis Obispo

150 South St.


Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily


Atascadero -- Denny’s Restaurant, 6910 El Camino Real

Cal Poly -- Vista Grande Restaurant, Grand Avenue and Deer Road

Grover Beach Amtrak -- 180 West Grand Ave.

San Luis Obispo Amtrak -- 1011 Railroad Ave.

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