RTA is the primary public transit system for getting to and from Cuesta College!
RTA connects Cuesta College with San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Los Osos and all of San Luis Obispo County.
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Students ride free with valid current Cuesta Student ID Card
For fares, current schedules, maps, and 'How to Ride' guides please visit www.slorta.org.
Purchase passes at the Cuesta College bookstore or buy and store passes on your phone by downloading the free Token Transit app. Ticket vending machines are also available at the SLO Government Center stop.
The bus stop on the San Luis Obispo Campus is on Chorro Valley Road next to the Dr. Gil Stork Gymnasium.
The bus stop on the North County Campus is by Parking Lot 10 in front of the Campus Center.
To Cuesta College SLO Campus:
From San Luis Obispo:
Take RTA Route 12 from Downtown SLO at Osos and Palm and Santa Rosa Street at the SLO Student Apartments.
(Fall 2023: Route 14 is not running at this time)
From Coastal Towns:
Cayucos & Cambria: Take Route 15 to Morro Bay, transfer to Route 12 South to Cuesta College SLO Campus
Morro Bay & Los Osos: Take Route 12 South to Cuesta College
From the North County:
Take Route 9 to SLO Transit Center, transfer to Route 14 or Route 12
From the South County:
Take Route 10 to the SLO Government Center, then take Route 12 or 14 to Cuesta, OR
Take SCT Routes 21 or 24 to Pismo Outlets, transfer to Route 10 northbound to the SLO Government Center, then take Route 12 or 14 to Cuesta, or
Take SCT Route 23 to Halcyon Park and Ride, transfer to the Route 10 northbound to the SLO Government Center, then take Route 12 or 14 to Cuesta
To Cuesta College North County Campus:
All routes are FREE for Cuesta College students!
From SLO, Atascadero, Templeton and Paso Robles: Take Route 9 to the North County campus
From South County: Take Route 10 North to the SLO Government Center and transfer to Route 9 North
From Coastal Towns: Take Route 12S to Route 9N or Route 15S to Route 12S to Route 9N
From Cuesta College SLO Campus: Take Route 12 or 14 to the SLO Government Center and transfer to Route 9
Links to routes
Route 9 - Paso Robles to San Luis Obispo
Route 10 - San Luis Obispo to Santa Maria
Route 12 - SLO, Cuesta College, Morro Bay, Los Osos
Route 14 - San Luis Obispo to Cuesta College
Route 15 - Morro Bay, Cayucos, Cambria, San Simeon
Route 10 - South County - San Luis Obispo to Santa Maria
Please visit SLO RTA website for additional information.