There are 3 ways to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 12 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Church St. at Palisade Dr. 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 / ...

$5

2 alternative options

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

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 14 min.

Bus operators
San Luis Obispo RTA
Website
slorta.org
Bus from Church St. at Palisade Dr. to Government Center Osos & Palm
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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
$0
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santa Maria to Morro Bay?

The distance between Santa Maria and Morro Bay is 59 km. The road distance is 71 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay?

The cheapest way to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay is to bus and line 12 bus which costs $5 and takes 2 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay?

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

Is there a direct bus between Santa Maria and Morro Bay?

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Maria to Morro Bay. However, there are services departing from Church St. at Palisade Dr. 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 14 min.

How long does it take to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay?

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Santa Maria to Morro Bay, including transfers.