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

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  2 h 9 min

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

$157 - $443

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Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6731 / ...

$24 - $58

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Fly to Burbank  •  5 h 10 min

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

$182 - $750

Train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$41 - $112

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from Grover Beach 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 16 min

  1. Drive from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles 189.5 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $150 - $450 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from Pismo Beach Premium Outlet Center and arriving at Los Angeles, Ca via Santa Maria, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Pismo Beach and Los Angeles is 157 miles. The road distance is 189.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 38 min and costs $24 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Pismo Beach to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Maria, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $150 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $60 and takes 5 h 38 min, you could also train, which costs $40 - $120 and takes 6 h 7 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 11 min.

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Pismo Beach to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 156.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

United Airlines flies from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Grover Beach Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h
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
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 Santa Maria, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Night bus from Grover Beach Amtrak to Santa Barbara Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 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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Yes, the driving distance between Pismo Beach to Los Angeles is 190 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles.

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

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There are 2539+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pismo Beach to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $35 - $45.

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