How to Get to Cambria
Cambria rests at the foot of the scenic Highway One/Big Sur coast, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, near Hearst Castle.
Directions By Car
Cambria is located 240 miles north of Los Angeles and 240 miles south of San Francisco on U.S. Highway 1.
Coming from Northern California: Fastest way is to take highway 101 to Highway 46 West. Turn right, north, on Highway 1. For a more scenic route, take Highway 1 through Big Sur. This will add 2-3 hours to the overall travel time.
Coming from Southern California: From Highway 101 when you get to San Luis Obispo take the “Highway 1 Morro Bay/Hearst Castle” exit and follow north to Cambria. From Inland you can also take Highway 5 and cross over on 41 or 46 to the coast.
Coming from Eastern California: Highway 46 and 41 bring you right to the coast.
The San Luis Obispo County Airport is 35 miles south of Cambria. Car rentals are available at the airport.
An Amtrak train station is located in San Luis Obispo, 35 miles south of Cambria, as well as in Paso Robles,30 miles east of Cambria. Car rentals are available in San Luis Obispo,and a county bus runs between SLO and Cambria.
Regional Transit Authority
San Luis Obispo has exact timetables and fare information for all RTA transportion in the County
Route 12 to Hearst Castle is served by three round trips Monday through Saturday
San Luis Obispo Airport – 35 miles south of Cambria
Free Trolley in Cambria:
Thursday-Sundays 10am-4pm. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.