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There are 4 ways to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, line 12 bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from East Main Street at College Drive to Government Center Osos & Palm 10
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park 12 / ...

$3 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus, line 12 bus via Santa Maria Transit Center  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria Transit Center to Government Center Osos & Palm 10 / ...
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Government Center Osos & Palm to Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park 12 / ...

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Maria to Morro Bay 44.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Santa Maria to Morro Bay 44.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay is to bus and line 12 bus which costs $3 - $5 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Maria to Morro Bay. However, there are services departing from East Main Street at College Drive and arriving at Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park via Government Center Osos & Palm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Santa Maria and Morro Bay is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay without a car is to bus and line 12 bus which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $3 - $5.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay, including transfers.

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Santa Maria to Morro Bay bus services, operated by San Luis Obispo RTA, depart from East Main Street at College Drive station.

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Santa Maria to Morro Bay bus services, operated by San Luis Obispo RTA, arrive at Harbor St at Piney Way entering Morro Bay Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Maria to Morro Bay is 45 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Santa Maria to Morro Bay.

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There are 200+ hotels available in Morro Bay. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Santa Maria, CA, USA and Morro Bay, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Maria to Morro Bay via Government Center Osos & Palm in around 2 h 11 min.

Bus operators
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from East Main Street at College Drive to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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
Schedules at
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
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Maria to Morro Bay
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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