There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) LAX - SBP

$127 - $399

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Grover Beach Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$51 - $123

4 alternative options

Fly to Santa Barbara, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) LAX - SBA
  2. Take the train from Goleta Amtrak to Grover Beach Amtrak

$117 - $274

Bus Central Coast Shuttle  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Maria Airport, CA

$75 - $82

Bus via Cabrillo & Ninos  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Santa Barbara, CA Lax
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6742 / ...

$64 - $97

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach 191.3 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach is to fly which takes 2 h 17 min and costs $120 - $400.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Pismo Beach is 244 km. The road distance is 306 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Airport, CA and arriving at Pismo Beach Premium Outlet Center via Santa Maria Public Airport and Santa Maria Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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

United Airlines flies from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach 4 times a day. Alternatively, Central Coast Shuttle operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pismo Beach every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Goleta Amtrak to Grover Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Grover Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
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 Santa Barbara, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
sbairbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35

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