There are 6 ways to get from Morro Bay to Los Angeles by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Santa Maria Transit Center 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...

$25 - $60

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Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...

$44 - $115

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Morro Bay to Los Angeles 214.6 miles

$21 - $35

Bus, fly to Los Angeles  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm
  2. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to Los Angeles (LAX) SBP - LAX

$129 - $414

Fly to Burbank  •  8 h 23 min

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

$148 - $713

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The cheapest way to get from Morro Bay to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Morro Bay to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Morro Bay to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Government Center Osos & Palm and Santa Maria, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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The distance between Morro Bay and Los Angeles is 175 miles. The road distance is 214.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Morro Bay to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 24 min and costs $25 - $60.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Morro Bay to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Morro Bay to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Luis Obispo Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Morro Bay to Los Angeles is to bus which takes 7 h 24 min and costs $25 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $120 and takes 8 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs $140 - $750 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Morro Bay to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Map of how to get from Morro Bay to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 174.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

What companies run services between Morro Bay, CA, USA and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Morro Bay to Los Angeles via Government Center Osos & Palm, Santa Maria Transit Center, and Santa Maria, Ca in around 7 h 24 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Morro Bay to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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 San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Santa Maria Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
slorta.org
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 Santa Maria, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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