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There are 6 ways to get from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park by plane, car, bus, taxi 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 to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) MCI - MMH
  2. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$338 - $1,512

Cheapest option

Bus  •  42 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Fresno, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$274 - $561

4 alternative options

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  13 h 41 min

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

$358 - $1,334

Fly to Reno, bus, taxi  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Reno (RNO) MCI - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395
  3. Take a taxi from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park

$352 - $1,272

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  44 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Victorville. CA to Bakersfield, CA
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

Drive  •  24 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park 1637 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 24 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park is to fly and drive which costs $330 - $1,600 and takes 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Yosemite National Park is 1358 miles. The road distance is 1637 miles.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus which takes 42 h 55 min and costs $270 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 44 min to get from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kansas City Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yosemite National Park is 2 h behind Kansas City. It is currently 11:49 PM in Kansas City and 9:49 PM in Yosemite National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Kansas City to Yosemite National Park is 1637 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 23 min to drive from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park.

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Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Kansas City Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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The best way to get from Kansas City to Kansas City Airport is to line 229 bus which takes 56 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 1357.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 44 min

What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Kansas City to Yosemite National Park via Las Vegas, Nv, Fresno, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 42 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Mammoth Lakes via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Mammoth Lakes via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Kansas City to Mammoth Lakes via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Kansas City to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Fresno via Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $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 Kansas City Amtrak to Victorville Victor Valley Transit Center
Ave. Duration
31 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
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 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 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
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com
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 Kansas City, Mo to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
28 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
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 Victorville. CA to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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