• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 10 ways to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley by plane, bus, car, night bus or train

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

Recommended option

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno, bus  •  12 h 56 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  46 h 35 min

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

$147 - $263

8 alternative options

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) HOU - MMH
  2. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite Valley

$431 - $1,651

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland, bus  •  13 h 59 min

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

$221 - $864

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose, bus  •  14 h 26 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

$287 - $1,005

Fly Houston to San Jose, bus  •  14 h 33 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

$227 - $907

Fly Houston to Sacramento, bus  •  14 h 42 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

Bus, night bus  •  44 h 7 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

Train, bus  •  47 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  4. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Tenaya Lodge

Drive  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Yosemite Valley 1864.4 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

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

More details

The quickest way to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $1,400 and takes 12 h 56 min.

More details

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 44 h 7 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 44 h 7 min and costs $180 - $460.

More details

It takes approximately 12 h 56 min to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

There is no direct flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Fresno Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 42 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

Yosemite Valley is 2 h behind Houston. It is currently 2:42 AM in Houston and 12:42 AM in Yosemite Valley.

Map of how to get from Houston to Yosemite Valley.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1500.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Houston to Yosemite Valley via San Antonio, San Antonio, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, Yosemite Valley Visitors Center, and Valley Visitor Center in around 46 h 35 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Albuquerque
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Austin
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Burbank
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Austin, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Dallas, Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Albuquerque, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Dallas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Kansas City, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via St. Louis, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Nashville, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Albuquerque, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Mammoth Lakes via San Antonio, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 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
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Houston to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
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
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
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 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
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Twice daily
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
Twice daily
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
Hourly
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
$17 - $25
Book at
GotoBus
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Sacramento to Merced
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
30 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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.

Get driving directions

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Fresno Airport.

Search flights

There are 173+ hotels available in Yosemite Valley. Prices start at $269 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 51 min and costs $2.

More details