There are 4 ways to get from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle by bus, car or towncar

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Line 12 bus, bus via Castillo Drive at Otter Way NB  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park 12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Castillo Drive at Otter Way NB 15

$98 - $123

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Line 12 bus, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park 12 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Hearst Castle Info. Center 15

$113 - $144

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle 60.5 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle 60.5 miles

$120 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between San Luis Obispo and Hearst Castle is 40 miles. The road distance is 60.5 miles.

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The best way to get from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle without a car is to line 12 bus and bus which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle is 60 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Hearst Castle. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle.
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  • Distance: 40.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between San Luis Obispo, CA, USA and Hearst Castle, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle via Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park and Castillo Drive at Otter Way NB in around 4 h 11 min.

Bus operators
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
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 Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Castillo Drive at Otter Way NB
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
slorta.org
Bus from Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park to Hearst Castle Info. Center
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
slorta.org
Other operators
Uber San Luis Obispo
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Luis Obispo to Hearst Castle
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$120 - $160
UberX
$120 - $160
WAV
$120 - $160
UberXL
$200 - $250

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