There are 4 ways to get from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus, drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Tenaya Lodge
  3. Drive from Tenaya Lodge to Yosemite National Park

$42 - $89

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Fresno, Ca 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center Fresno HWY 41

$123 - $171

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park 232.3 miles

$22 - $35

Bus, fly, drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) LAX - MMH
  3. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$107 - $378

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bakersfield and Yosemite National Park is 175 miles. The road distance is 232.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park is 232 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 174.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

What companies run services between Bakersfield, CA, USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park via Fresno, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Tenaya Lodge
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Bakersfield Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

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