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There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, line 12 bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) LAX - SBP
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park

$125 - $399

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm 10 / ...

$73 - $82

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Carpinteria, CA Lax
  2. Take the train from Carpinteria Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$78 - $136

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay 216.5 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay is to fly and line 12 bus which costs $120 - $400 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Airport, CA and arriving at Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park via Santa Maria Public Airport, Santa Maria Transit Center and Government Center Osos & Palm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Morro Bay is 171 miles. The road distance is 216.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $70 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay bus services, operated by Central Coast Shuttle, depart from Los Angeles Airport, CA station.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay bus services, operated by San Luis Obispo RTA, arrive at Government Center Osos & Palm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Morro Bay, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Morro Bay via Santa Maria Airport, CA, Santa Maria Public Airport, Transit Center, Santa Maria Transit Center, and Government Center Osos & Palm in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Carpinteria Amtrak to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Santa Barbara Airbus
Website
sbairbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Carpinteria, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Morro Bay. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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