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There are 7 ways to get from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center

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Train

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo to Glendale Amtrak
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

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Bus via San Luis Obispo Station

  1. Take the bus from San Luis Obispo Station to Los Angeles Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center

Drive

  1. Drive from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga

Fly to Ontario/San Bernardino

  1. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT)

Fly to Los Angeles, train, line 66 bus

  1. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to Los Angeles (LAX)
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
  3. Take the line 66 bus from Montclair Transit Center to Foothill @ Archibald Eb Fs

San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga by train and bus

The journey time between San Luis Obispo and Rancho Cucamonga is around 9h 25m and covers a distance of around 265 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 45m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 40m. Operated by Amtrak, Metrolink Trains and OmniTrans, the San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga service departs from San Luis Obispo and arrives in Foothill @ Archibald Eb Fs. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 40m
Layover time:
2h 45m
Total time:
9h 25m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 40m
Journey distance:
265 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:55
Last service departs at:
06:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga train and bus schedules

San Luis Obispo → Rancho Cucamonga
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rancho Cucamonga is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Rancho Cucamonga is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga. However, there are services departing from San Luis Obispo and arriving at Foothill @ Archibald Eb Fs via Union Station and Montclair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 9m.

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It is 193 miles from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga. It is approximately 239.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga without a car is to bus which takes 7h 9m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga, including transfers.

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San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Luis Obispo station.

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The best way to get from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga is to bus which takes 7h 9m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 8h 44m, you could also fly, which costs $190 - $650 and takes 6h 53m.

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There is no direct flight from San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 22m and has one stopover.

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San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Montclair Transit Center station.

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Map of how to get from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between San Luis Obispo, CA, USA and Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga via Los Angeles, Union Station, and Montclair Transit Center in around 7h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga via Glendale Amtrak, Glendale station, L. A. Union Station station, Montclair station, and Montclair Transit Center in around 8h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Ontario/San Bernardino via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $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 San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from San Luis Obispo to Glendale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $6
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$2 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$2 - $4
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 Luis Obispo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Luis Obispo Station to Los Angeles Downtown
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Foothill @ Archibald Eb Fs
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org

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Yes, the driving distance between San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga is 239 miles. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from San Luis Obispo to Rancho Cucamonga.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 118+ hotels available in Rancho Cucamonga. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Luis Obispo to San Luis Obispo County Apt Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $3.

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