There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$55 - $118

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6742 / ...

$24 - $57

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6742 / ...

$45 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande 186.5 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, line 10 bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) LAX - SBP
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to East Grand Avenue at El Camino Real

$129 - $413

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at El Camino Real at Halcyon Rd.(Park and Ride) via Santa Maria Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Arroyo Grande is 153 miles. The road distance is 186.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande without a car is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande is to train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $50 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $60 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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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 to Arroyo Grande bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Santa Maria, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande.
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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Arroyo Grande, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 5 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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to East Grand Avenue at El Camino Real
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
slorta.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande.

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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 200+ hotels available in Arroyo Grande. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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