There are 4 ways to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Hanford Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Hanford, CA to Grover Beach, CA 4012 / ...

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Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca 6825 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Visalia, CA to Grover Beach 402

$45 - $80

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach 156.5 miles

$15 - $23

Fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) FAT - SBP

$211 - $1,015

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The cheapest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach. However, there are services departing from Fresno Yosemite Intl - Eb and arriving at Dolliver St @ San Luis Ave via Courthouse Park, Fresno, Ca, Visalia, CA and West Grand Avenue @ 2nd Street WB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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The distance between Fresno Airport (FAT) and Pismo Beach is 124 miles. The road distance is 156.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 6 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach, including transfers.

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Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fresno, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach is to bus which takes 8 h 28 min and costs $45 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fresno Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach bus services, operated by Orange Belt Stages, arrive at Grover Beach station.

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Map of how to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach.
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  • Distance: 124.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Fresno Airport (FAT), USA and Pismo Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach via A Shelter, Courthouse Park, Amtrak/Greyhound, Fresno, Ca, Visalia, Ca, Visalia, CA, Grover Beach, and West Grand Avenue @ 2nd Street WB in around 8 h 28 min. Alternatively, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Fresno to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Hanford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Hanford, CA to Grover Beach, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Orange Belt Stages
Website
orangebelt.com
Bus from Visalia, CA to Grover Beach
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
orangebelt.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach is 156 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Fresno Airport (FAT) to Pismo Beach.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Fresno Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport.

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There are 189+ hotels available in Pismo Beach. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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