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How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

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How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

Hello everyone!

Need a quick answer. I must book the tickets to Hearst Castle in a few days but i Cant because I dont know how to get there by bus from SLO? We will be in SLO friday 20 march. Is there a touristbus going there, public bus, what busnumber? Do we need to change bus?? I wrote the touristbeureu but got no answer....

Please help me

Christine from Sweden

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1. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

Public Transportation clcik on Schedules on the left side of the page and select Route 12B:

http://www.slorta.org/

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2. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

Thank you very mutch for your help.

If I understand it right I have to take bus 12A from SLO to Morro Bay and change there to 12B because it is on a friday.

Goodnight from south of Sweden/Christine

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3. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

That is correct. You can buy a "regional day pass" for $4.50, which is good on all bus routes.

Note that the schedule is very inconvenient. I have taken RTA and driven to Hearst Castle, and I must say that it is *much* easier and more convenient to drive. Consider renting a car!

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4. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

Thank you davedaven. We will consider it.

We are leaving the day after tomorrow so our trip to your big country were we will travel around for 3½ week is near.

Wisch us luck. Thanks and goodnight from Christine

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5. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

Christine....have a wonderful visit.

Seriously, consider renting a car for the trip to Hearst Castle. It will give you so much more flexibility and avoid changing buses, etc.

We don't do public transportation very well in California, as they do in Europe.

It is only about 45 miles from San Luis Obispo to San Simeon, would save you much time in transit and allow you to visit the towns on the coast, San Simeon and Cambria, in particular, which is a charming town right on the ocean.

A one day car rental would really be worth it.

I hope somebody from SLO can give advice on which car rental companies are the most economical.

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6. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

Hello Puter

I am overwelmed by the respons in sutch a short time. We will rent a car and I will drive so now we are prepared for that. Thank you all for taking your time to help us.

You are good ambassadeurs for you countrie.

Hope I will have the chance to help someone comig to Sweden. I will sure try.....after this experience

Bye........here we go :o)

Christine and Åke

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7. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

Christine

If you see this in time:

Enterprise Rental Car: (805) 545-9111

They will even pick you up and bring you to the rental office to get you going.

Have a good time on the coast.

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8. Re: How do we get to Hearst Castle by bus from SLO?

I saw it just before leaving....thank you from Christine

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