There are 5 ways to get from San Diego to Morro Bay by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 57 min

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

$44 - $100

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Bus via San Diego  •  10 h 7 min

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

$69 - $119

Train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$62 - $157

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from San Diego to Morro Bay 339.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) SAN - SBP

$155 - $758

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Morro Bay is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Morro Bay is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Morro Bay. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park via Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Maria Transit Center and Government Center Osos & Palm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 57 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Morro Bay is 281 miles. The road distance is 339.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Morro Bay without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 57 min and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 9 h 57 min to get from San Diego to Morro Bay, including transfers.

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San Diego to Morro Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Morro Bay is to bus which takes 9 h 57 min and costs $40 - $100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 10 h 8 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $800 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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San Diego to Morro Bay bus services, operated by San Luis Obispo RTA, arrive at Government Center Osos & Palm station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Morro Bay.
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  • Distance: 281.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 57 min

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Morro Bay via Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Maria, Ca, Santa Maria Transit Center, and Government Center Osos & Palm in around 9 h 57 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from San Diego to Morro Bay twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 8 h 31 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Diego to San Luis Obispo County Apt via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from San Diego to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Diego to San Luis Obispo County Apt via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $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 Diego Santa Fe Depot to San Luis Obispo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
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 San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Maria, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Morro Bay is 339 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from San Diego to Morro Bay.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Morro Bay. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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