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There are 3 ways to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Yosemite National Park by bus, plane or shuttle

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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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station 55
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to NPS Maintenance

$29 - $66

2 alternative options

Fly from Monterey, travel  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Monterey (MRY) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) MRY - MMH
  2. Travel from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

Shuttle to San Francisco, fly, travel  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  3. Travel from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Yosemite National Park is to bus which costs $29 - $70 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Yosemite National Park is to bus which costs $29 - $70 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Carmel-by-the-Sea and Yosemite National Park is 159 miles.

The best way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs $29 - $70.

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Monterey Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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United Airlines offers flights from Monterey Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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The best way to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Monterey Airport is to line 94 bus which takes 33 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 158.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

What companies run services between Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Yosemite National Park via Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler, Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl, Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, Gilroy Caltrain Station, Monterey & 3Rd, Gilroy, CA, Merced, Merced Transpo, and NPS Maintenance in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Monterey to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Monterey to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 3 Pearl to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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GotoBus
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Merced Transpo to NPS Maintenance
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from Monterey to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com

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