The Fast and Fun Way to Downtown!

Quick, safe and affordable. What more could you ask for?

SLO Safe Ride will pick you and your friends up for a night out on the town! One-way or round-trip transportation for as little as $5 per person (minimums apply).

All Hathway Express passengers or groups of 8 or more receive a VIP Wristband which lets you skip cover fees and lines, plus many other perks!

To schedule a pickup, please call (805) 620-7233, send us an email to, or request a ride through the form on this page.

SLO Safe Ride Responsibility Zone

SLO Safe Ride is proud to present our Responsibility Zone, located downtown on Chorro St across from Bull's Tavern. Our Responsibility Attendants will help facilitate more efficient transportation, provide information about our services, and enhance the safety of downtown San Luis Obispo. Our Responsibility Zone hours are Friday and Saturday, 10:00 PM to 3:00 AM.


Hathway Express shuttle

  • Pickup at Campus Bottle 10:00pm-12:00am, drop off at SLO Safe Ride Responsibility Zone
  • Pickup at the Responsibility Zone 12:00am-3:00am, drop off at Campus Bottle

Farmer's Market Shuttles

  • Pickup at Embassy Suites at 6:00pm and 6:30pm, drop off at the Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmers Market.
  • Pickup at the Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmers Market at 8:30pm and 9:00pm


VIP Wristband

What you get with a VIP Wristband:

  • Skip the line at SLO Brew!
  • Happy hour prices all night at Bull's Tavern
    ($1.50 beers and $1 off well drinks)
  • No cover at all other downtown SLO bars!
  • $3 Fireball Shots and Well Drinks at Marston's
  • 10% off your order at High St. Deli
  • 10% off your bill at Yanagi Sushi
  • 15% off your order at Old San Luis BBQ
  • $1 off Frank's Breakfast Burrito
  • $1 off Kona's Full Sandwich
  • Free Baklava at Fattoush

How do you get a VIP wristband?

  • Charter a group ride of 8 or more people (Tues. - Sat.)
  • Buy a round trip pass on the Hathway Express Shuttle (Fri./Sat.)

Request a Ride