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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Yosemite National Park by plane, 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 to Mammoth Lakes, travel  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) LAX - MMH
  2. Travel from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

Cheapest option

Bus via Greyhound/18th St.  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from LAX Terminal #4 to Bakersfield
  2. Take the bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$68 - $130

6 alternative options

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  6 h 19 min

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

$186 - $687

Fly to Merced, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Merced (MCE) LAX - MCE
  2. Take the bus from Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$74 - $145

Fly to Reno, bus, travel  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Reno (RNO) LAX - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395
  3. Travel from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park

Bus, train, travel  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from LAX Terminal #4 to Bakersfield
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Tenaya Lodge
  4. Travel from Tenaya Lodge to Yosemite National Park

Bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Redondo Beach, CA - Park and Ride to Mammoth Mountain, CA
  2. Take the bus from The Village to White Wolf Lodge Mammoth Lakes HWY 120E/395

$78 - $272

Bus, train  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Yosemite National Park is to bus which costs $75 - $280 and takes 11 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Yosemite National Park is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $150 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Yosemite National Park is 279 miles.

The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus and train and travel which takes 9 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 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 16 min.

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United Airlines offers flights from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 279 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Yosemite National Park via Bakersfield, Stockdale Hwy. at New Stine Rd., Greyhound/18th St., Bakersfield, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 10 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
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 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 Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
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
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 The Village to White Wolf Lodge
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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
Airport Valet Express
Website
airportvaletexpress.com
Bus from LAX Terminal #4 to Bakersfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
airportvaletexpress.com
2 weeks in advance
$44
1-6 days in advance
$64
Last minute reservation
$74
7-13 days in advance
$54
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 Bakersfield, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Bakersfield to Fresno
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Mammoth Luxury Express Bus
Website
mammothexpressbus.com
Bus from Redondo Beach, CA - Park and Ride to Mammoth Mountain, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Schedules at
mammothexpressbus.com
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

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