There are 3 ways to get from Fresno to Pismo Beach by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 20 min

  1. San Joaquins
  2. 4012

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. 6825 / ...
  2. 6296

$46 - $79

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. 151.7 miles

$14 - $22

What companies run services between Fresno, CA, USA and Pismo Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fresno to Pismo Beach via Visalia, Ca, Visalia, CA, Grover Beach, and West Grand Avenue @ 2nd Street WB in around 7 h 45 min.

Train operators
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Hanford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
+1 214-849-8100
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Visalia, Ca
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$11 - $24
$11 - $16
$19 - $24
Orange Belt Stages
Bus from Visalia, CA to Grover Beach
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fresno and Pismo Beach is 195 km. The road distance is 243 km.

The cheapest way to get from Fresno to Pismo Beach is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Fresno to Pismo Beach is to drive which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $14 - $22.

No, there is no direct bus from Fresno to Pismo Beach. However, there are services departing from Fresno, Ca and arriving at Dolliver St @ San Luis Ave via Visalia, CA and West Grand Avenue @ 2nd Street WB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Fresno to Pismo Beach, including transfers.