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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Avila 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.

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  2h 52m

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

$169 - $460

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Bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca 6742 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to South Higuera at Suburban Road 10

$56 - $77

3 alternative options

Fly from Burbank  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) BUR - SBP

$205 - $857

Train  •  4h 59m

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

$77 - $102

Drive  •  3h 24m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Avila Beach 196.9 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Avila Beach is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Avila Beach is to fly which costs $160 - $460 and takes 2h 52m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Avila Beach is 162 miles. The road distance is 196.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Avila Beach without a car is to train which takes 4h 59m and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Los Angeles to Avila Beach, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Avila Beach is to fly which takes 2h 52m and costs $160 - $460. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $110 and takes 4h 59m, you could also bus, which costs $55 - $80 and takes 6h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Avila Beach is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Los Angeles to Avila Beach.

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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 259+ hotels available in Avila Beach. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Avila Beach.
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  • Distance: 162.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Avila Beach, CA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Los Angeles to Avila Beach 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Avila Beach twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 47m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Burbank to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Burbank to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Burbank to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Grover Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
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
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to South Higuera at Suburban Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 39m and costs $8 - $11.

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