There are 9 ways to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly Houston to Fresno, bus  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Fresno (FAT) IAH - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$277 - $1,116

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Bus, night bus  •  43 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the night bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$180 - $460

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno, bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Fresno (FAT) HOU - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$327 - $1,314

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland, bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Oakland (OAK) HOU - OAK
  2. Take the bus from Hayward, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Lodge/Laurel Cottage

$228 - $877

Fly Houston to Sacramento, bus  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Sacramento (SMF) IAH - SMF
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Lodge/Laurel Cottage

$218 - $490

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose, bus  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to San Jose (SJC) HOU - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
  4. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Lodge/Laurel Cottage

$279 - $997

Fly Houston to San Jose, bus  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to San Jose (SJC) IAH - SJC
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
  4. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Lodge/Laurel Cottage

$219 - $899

Train, bus  •  46 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$240 - $688

Drive  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Yosemite Valley 1864.4 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $1,400 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Yosemite Valley. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Camp 4 via San Antonio, Tx, San Bernardino, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station and Valley Visitor Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 23 min.

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The distance between Houston and Yosemite Valley is 1501 miles. The road distance is 1864.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 43 h 23 min and costs $180 - $460.

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It takes approximately 12 h 28 min to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley, including transfers.

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Houston to Yosemite Valley bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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There is no direct flight from Houston Airport to Fresno Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 16 min and has one stopover.

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Houston to Yosemite Valley bus services, operated by Yosemite Area Regional Transportation, arrive at Yosemite Valley Visitors Center station.

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Yosemite Valley is 2 h behind Houston. It is currently 11:45 PM in Houston and 9:45 PM in Yosemite Valley.

Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Yosemite Valley is 1864 miles. It takes approximately 30 h 27 min to drive from Houston to Yosemite Valley.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to Fresno Airport.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley.
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  • Distance: 1500.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 28 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Yosemite Valley, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Houston to Yosemite Valley. However, you can take the line 102 bus to Bush Iah Terminal C, take the walk to Houston airport, fly to Fresno, take the walk to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, take the bus to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center, take the walk to Valley Visitor Center, then take the bus to Yosemite Valley. Alternatively, you can take the line 040 bus to Hobby Airport, take the walk to Houston Hobby Apt airport, fly to Fresno, take the walk to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, take the bus to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center, take the walk to Valley Visitor Center, then take the bus to Yosemite Valley.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Austin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Fresno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Fresno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Fresno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Houston to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Fresno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
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 Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Room
$750 - $1,100
Bus operators
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Lodge/Laurel Cottage
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 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 Hayward, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Night bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$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
$9 - $20
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$9 - $13
Platinum
$14 - $18
Ejecutivo
$14 - $20

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