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There are 6 ways to get from San Francisco to Morro Bay by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco Salesforce Plaza to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Bus via King City  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to King City, Ca
  2. Take the bus from S First / Pearl to North County Transportation Ctr / Paso Robles 84
  3. Take the bus from North County Transportation Center to Government Center Osos & Palm 9

$31 - $49

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Caltrain, train, bus  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to San Jose Diridon Caltrain
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Paso Robles Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from North County Transportation Center to Government Center Osos & Palm 9

$43 - $67

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Morro Bay 233 miles

$22 - $35

Fly to San Luis Obispo County Apt, line 12 bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) SFO - SBP
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park

$120 - $325

Fly to Santa Maria, bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Maria (SMX) SFO - SMX
  2. Take the bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm

$182 - $2,717

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Morro Bay is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Morro Bay is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Morro Bay is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Morro Bay. However, there are services departing from San Francisco Salesforce Plaza and arriving at Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park via Performing Arts Center and Government Center Osos & Palm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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The distance between San Francisco and Morro Bay is 189 miles. The road distance is 233 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to Morro Bay without a car is to bus which takes 7h 17m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from San Francisco to Morro Bay, including transfers.

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San Francisco to Morro Bay bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Francisco Salesforce Plaza station.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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San Francisco to Morro Bay bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Luis Obispo Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco to Morro Bay is 233 miles. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from San Francisco to Morro Bay.

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  • Distance: 189 miles
  • Duration: 7h 17m

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

Amtrak operates a bus from San Francisco Salesforce Plaza to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Bus Stop twice daily, and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo County Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Santa Maria
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Train operators
Caltrain
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 San Jose Diridon Station to Paso Robles Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Francisco Salesforce Plaza to San Luis Obispo Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from North County Transportation Center to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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 San Francisco, Ca to King City, Ca
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from S First / Pearl to North County Transportation Ctr / Paso Robles
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org

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

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There are 395+ hotels available in Morro Bay. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 30 min and costs $8 - $10.

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