Drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles along the Pacific Coast Highway

If you've never driven the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH), you're in for the road trip of a lifetime. The scenic PCH stretches along the Pacific Ocean for much of the route between San Francisco and Los Angeles, so you can look forward to hours of gorgeous landscapes, remarkable coast-line vistas and plenty of places to stop and explore.

The trip begs you to rent a convertible for maximum enjoyment in to get those 360-views of the California landscape. Your convertible can be picked up directly at SFO or one of our neighborhood locations. Follow this route for the ultimate road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Be prepared for the open road by visiting our checklist of road trip essentials.

Drive Time from San Francisco to Los Angeles: approximately 10 hours
Distance from San Francisco to Los Angeles: approximately 500 miles
Best car for this road trip: Convertible


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