Top 6 trips from Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo

Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo
starting from Santa Cruz
5 minutes → Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
43 minutes → Salinas
1.5 hours → Pinnacles National Park
1 hour → King City
50 minutes → Paso Robles
28 minutes → San Luis Obispo






3.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to Avila Beach
starting from Santa Cruz
47 minutes → Monterey
1 hour → King City
50 minutes → Paso Robles
37 minutes → Morro Bay
18 minutes → Avila Beach







4 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo via Big Sur
starting from Santa Cruz
13 minutes → Capitola
20 minutes → Watsonville
17 minutes → Moss Landing
47 minutes → Monterey
23 minutes → Rocky Point Restaurant
21 minutes → Big Sur
48 minutes → Treebones Resort
36 minutes → Hearst Castle
37 minutes → Morro Bay
18 minutes → San Luis Obispo

4.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo via Big Sur
starting from Santa Cruz
13 minutes → Capitola
20 minutes → Watsonville
17 minutes → Moss Landing
47 minutes → Monterey
23 minutes → Rocky Point Restaurant
21 minutes → Big Sur
48 minutes → Treebones Resort
36 minutes → Hearst Castle
37 minutes → Morro Bay
18 minutes → San Luis Obispo

4.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo via Carmel
starting from Santa Cruz
13 minutes → Capitola
20 minutes → Watsonville
15 minutes → Elkhorn Slough
9 minutes → California 1
20 minutes → Seaside
11 minutes → Carmel
1.5 hours → Pinnacles National Park
1 hour → King City
50 minutes → Paso Robles
37 minutes → Morro Bay
18 minutes → San Luis Obispo
5.5 hours of driving
Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo via Carmel
starting from Santa Cruz
13 minutes → Capitola
20 minutes → Watsonville
15 minutes → Elkhorn Slough
9 minutes → California 1
20 minutes → Seaside
11 minutes → Carmel
1.5 hours → Pinnacles National Park
1 hour → King City
50 minutes → Paso Robles
37 minutes → Morro Bay
18 minutes → San Luis Obispo
5.5 hours of driving

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Explore alternate routes from Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo, or you can get reverse directions from San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz. Don't forget to factor in the weather. You can check the road conditions from Santa Cruz to San Luis Obispo. Check out other stops like Big Sur or Carmel. Try starting your trip from Scotts Valley, Capitola, or Soquel (California). You can also change your destination to Avila Beach.