Car Free andCarefree in San Luis Obispo County

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San Luis Obispo Car Free
3433 Roberto Court
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Fax: (805) 781-1002

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Train

What could be better than a train ride along the scenic California coast to begin your visit to San Luis Obispo? Browse the web or read a book instead of struggling with street maps. Enjoy iconic scenery instead of navigating through traffic. Grab a bite, get some shut-eye, or plan out which places you'll visit first once you arrive. Not only will you enjoy the journey when you travel by train, but you'll also have the peace of mind knowing that you helped the environment by leaving your car at home. 

Amtrak

Car Free Discount Offer: 20% Discount of Pacific Surfliner travel when booked through SLO Car Free site**

Save 20 percent when you purchase a ticket for travel on the Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner to/from San Luis Obispo County. You must register to obtain the link to the discount. Terms and conditions apply (see bottom of page).

Traveling by train is a great alternative to driving – it gets cars off the road, which is good for the environment, and it’s also a more enjoyable journey. Instead of sitting in traffic or navigating the roads, sink into your seat on the train and enjoy breathtaking views of coastal bluffs, beaches, farmland, and rolling hills. Onboard amenities include reclining seats, complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, restrooms, a Café Car, and an optional Business Class upgrade. You’ll arrive refreshed and ready to explore.

San Luis Obispo lies at the northernmost point of the Pacific Surfliner route, and the station is conveniently located minutes from downtown. With so many great attractions, shops, and restaurants nearby, it’s possible to have an entirely car-free visit to San Luis Obispo.

Register with us to get your 20 percent discount on a Pacific Surfliner trip to San Luis Obispo, and start planning your car-free trip today!

For more information on train travel, visit pacificsurfliner.com.

Bus Service from the Amtrak station:

SLO Transit

SLO Transit Route 5 has a stop at Amtrak and continues to the Downtown Transit Center. From here, you can connect to any of the other SLO Transit bus routes to get to your hotel. Or if you’re just in SLO for the day, you can hop off the bus here and let the fun begin.  For more information on SLO Transit, see Bus or use our  Google Bus Trip Planner to find the best route. Did you know that you get a FREE transfer pass for SLO Transit when you purchase a ticket with Amtrak? Talk to the Amtrak ticket agent for details.

SLO RTA

SLO RTA Route 10 has a stop at the Amtrak station and continues to the City Government Center. From here, you can connect to any of the other SLO RTA routes or the SLO Transit bus routes to get to your hotel. Or if you’re just in SLO for the day, you can hop off the bus here and let the fun begin.  For more information on SLO Transit, see the Bus page.Did you know that you get a FREE transfer pass for SLO RTA when you purchase a ticket with Amtrak? Talk to the Amtrak ticket agent for details.

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