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

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

Train  •  4 h 50 min

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

$55 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 7 min

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

$28 - $59

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 37 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 / ...

$49 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Arroyo Grande 186.5 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, line 10 bus  •  4 h 39 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

$136 - $417

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
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
$5
Schedules at
slorta.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Arroyo Grande is 245 km. The road distance is 298 km.

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

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

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 7 min.

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