There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  4 h 17 min

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

$107 - $378

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Train, bus, drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
  2. Take the bus from Palmdale, CA to Mammoth Mountain, CA
  3. Drive from Mammoth Mountain, CA to Yosemite National Park

$90 - $290

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Fly to Fresno, bus  •  8 h 39 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

$292 - $841

Fly to Merced, bus  •  7 h 52 min

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

$176 - $280

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca 6834 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center Fresno HWY 41

$133 - $196

Bus Amtrak  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center Fresno HWY 41

$107 - $133

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park 371.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park is to fly and drive which costs $100 - $380 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Yosemite National Park is 274 miles. The road distance is 371.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 5 min and costs $130 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Los Angeles 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 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park is 371 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and United Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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The nearest airport to Yosemite National Park is Mammoth Lakes (MMH) Airport which is 42.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Reno (RNO) (115.7 miles).

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 274 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park via Fresno, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Mammoth Luxury Express Bus
Website
mammothexpressbus.com
Bus from Palmdale, CA to Mammoth Mountain, CA
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Schedules at
mammothexpressbus.com
Greyhound USA
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 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

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