There are 5 ways to get from Morro Bay to San Francisco by bus, train, 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

Bus Amtrak  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 52 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 San Francisco, Ca 6766 / ...

$35 - $80

3 alternative options

Train, Caltrain  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain Bullet / ...

$56 - $119

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Morro Bay to San Francisco 233.8 miles

$22 - $35

Bus, fly  •  4 h 41 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 San Francisco (SFO) SBP - SFO

$132 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Morro Bay to San Francisco is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Morro Bay to San Francisco is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Morro Bay and San Francisco is 189 miles. The road distance is 233.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Morro Bay to San Francisco, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Morro Bay to San Francisco. However, there are services departing from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park and arriving at San Francisco - Transbay Terminal Amtrak via Downtown Transit Center and San Luis Obispo Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Morro Bay, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Morro Bay to San Francisco 3 times a day, and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Morro Bay to San Francisco via Government Center Osos & Palm, Downtown Transit Center, Santa Barbara at Church, San Luis Obispo Amtrak, San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, and San Jose Diridon Caltrain in around 8 h 49 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
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 San Jose Diridon Caltrain to San Francisco Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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
$0
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
$5
Schedules at
slorta.org
Greyhound USA
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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 San Francisco, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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