Yosemite Bus Transportation

Starting at $92

Starting Price
$92

Enjoy one-way or return transportation by bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park.

Key Features:

  • By Train and Bus from San Francisco or Emeryville.
  • Single travelers welcome!
  • Comfortable seating on the train and fullsize YARTS bus with restroom and i-phone etc outlet
  • Pickup from most downtown San Francisco hotels
  • STTY (San Francisco to Yosemite)
  • STXY (Yosemite to San Francisco) 
  • STXYL (Yosemite to Los Angeles) by Amtrak
  • Transportation by comfortable Amtrak train and YARTS bus

Book your own stay or we can help you make reservations at:

  • Cedar Lodge in El Portal
  • Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal
  • Half Dome Village inside Yosemite Valley
  • Yosemite Valley Lodge near the Waterfalls
  • Majestic Yosemite Hotel

How this works and what is included:

  1. On the day going up pick up from your hotel in San Francisco (not in SFO airport area) at about 6:30 a.m.
  2. Transfer to Emeryville AMTRAK train station
  3. Train fare from Emeryville to Merced 7:40 a.m. to 10:30
  4. YARTS Bus fare from Merced to Yosemite Valley Lodge or The Majestic Hotel – 11:00 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  5. On the returning day YARTS Bus fare from The Majestic Hotel at 3:30 p.m., Yosemite Valley Lodge at 4:00 reaching Merced 6:30
  6. Train fare from Merced to Emeryville 6:45 to 9:43 p.m.
  7. Pick up from Emeryville train station – upon arrival
  8. Transfer and drop at your hotel in San Francisco – takes about 15 minutes.
  9. Luggage space per person: free for 2 large bags and 2 carry on items
  10. Park Entrance fee using this YARTS service.

Essential information: 

  • Comfortable, safe, reliable and “Green” transportation by Amtrak train and YARTS bus
  • Suitable for Cedar Lodge, Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal, Half Dome Village, The Majestic Yosemite Hotel and Yosemite Valley Lodge by The Falls
  • For those staying at Yosemite View Lodge and Cedar Lodge outside the park YARTS ticket to El Portal ($8) NOT included.
  • You can go on one day and return on a different day

Note: YARTS schedules change in mid May and mid September. Actual times and information will be given to you on the morning of departure.

ONE WAY OR ROUND TRIP TO AND FROM YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK 

Available almost daily by Amtrak train and bus

COST –  2017

ROUND TRIP FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO YOSEMITE VALLEY LODGE / TOUR CODE: STTY & STXY

Adult : $190  / Child 5 – 11: $140  

ONE WAY GOING UP FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO YOSEMITE / TOUR CODE: STTY

Adult : $98.00 / Child 5 – 11: $73

ONE WAY FROM YOSEMITE TO SAN FRANCISCO OR LOS ANGELES / TOUR CODE: (TO SAN FRANCISCO) STXY / (TO LOS ANGELES) STXYL

Adult : $92.00 / Child 5 – 11: $67