There are 5 ways to get from Manteca to Pismo Beach by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Grover Beach Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station Ace
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Coast Starlight

$55 - $120

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Tracy, Ca to Hayward, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Grover Beach Amtrak

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Manteca to Pismo Beach 253.5 miles

$24 - $40

Train, Caltrain, fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
  2. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) SFO - SBP

$144 - $294

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manteca to Pismo Beach. However, there are services departing from Manteca Transit Center Arr and arriving at Dolliver St @ San Luis Ave via Tracy, Ca, Hayward, Ca, San Jose Diridon Station and West Grand Avenue @ 2nd Street WB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Manteca and Pismo Beach is 187 miles. The road distance is 253.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manteca to Pismo Beach without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Manteca to Pismo Beach, including transfers.

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Manteca to Pismo Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tracy, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Manteca to Pismo Beach is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Manteca to Pismo Beach bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Grover Beach Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manteca to Pismo Beach is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Manteca to Pismo Beach.

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

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Map of how to get from Manteca to Pismo Beach.
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  • Distance: 187.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Manteca, CA, USA and Pismo Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Manteca to Pismo Beach via Tracy Multi-Modal Center, Tracy, Ca, Hayward, Ca, San Jose, Ca, San Jose Diridon Station, Grover Beach Amtrak, and West Grand Avenue @ 2nd Street WB in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manteca to Pismo Beach via Sjd San Jose Station, San Jose Diridon Station, San Luis Obispo Amtrak, Santa Barbara at Church, Downtown Transit Center, and Government Center Osos & Palm in around 9 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Sjd San Jose Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Lat Lathrop/Manteca Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
acerail.com
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 San Jose Diridon Station to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus 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
Bus from San Jose Diridon Station to Grover Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Tracy, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Hayward, Ca to San Jose, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21

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