Just when you thought Downtown San Luis Obispo couldn’t get any more charming, the classic cable-car-style trolley rolls by. Covering the heart of Downtown and its surrounding hotel areas, the Old SLO Downtown Trolley costs a mere 50 cents. The historic mode of transportation spans from the hotels on the north end of Monterey Street near Highway 101 to the intersection of Higuera and Nipomo Streets. With a regular Thursday evening route throughout the year and a seasonal schedule on Fridays and Saturdays, the trolley offers passengers a convenient, car-free form of public transit. The Old SLO Trolley is perfect for traveling to and from Downtown for dinner and shopping, even Thursday Evening Farmers’ Market, picking up every 20 minutes.

SLO Downtown Trolley Times and Schedule

For printable schedule of the SLO Trolley times, click here. The Downtown trolley stops every 20 minutes on:

  • Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Year Round
  • Fridays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.: June – Labor Day
  • Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.: April – October
  • Holiday Schedule: No service on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

SLO Downtown Trolley Route Spots

  • La Cuesta Inn
  • Monterey at Grand
  • Monterey at Grove
  • Monterey at California
  • Monterey at Toro
  • Monterey at Santa Rosa
  • Monterey at Morro
  • Chorro at Monterey *
  • Nipomo at Higuera *
  • Higuera at Broad
  • Nipomo at Marsh
  • Marsh at Broad
  • Marsh at Chorro
  • Monterey at Toro
  • Monterey at California
  • Monterey at Grove
  • Monterey at Grand
  • Peach Tree Inn

* Thursdays Only

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