There are 8 ways to get from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park by plane, car, 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.

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Fly to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) MSY - MMH
  2. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$288 - $1,227

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Fly to Fresno, bus  •  13 h 34 min

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

$298 - $900

Fly to San Francisco, bus  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to San Francisco (SFO) MSY - SFO
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$328 - $817

Fly to Oakland, bus  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to Oakland (OAK) MSY - 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 Visitors Center

$328 - $763

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  5. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$328 - $699

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from New Orleans 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

$294 - $457

Train, bus, drive  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
  3. Take the bus from Palmdale, CA to Mammoth Mountain, CA
  4. Drive from Mammoth Mountain, CA to Yosemite National Park

$337 - $1,022

Drive  •  31 h 4 min

  1. Drive from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park 2098.3 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 31 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park is to fly and drive which costs $280 - $1,300 and takes 9 h 2 min.

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The distance between New Orleans and Yosemite National Park is 1778 miles. The road distance is 2098.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 4 h and costs $320 - $700.

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New Orleans Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Yosemite National Park is 2 h behind New Orleans. It is currently 12:44 PM in New Orleans and 10:44 AM in Yosemite National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between New Orleans to Yosemite National Park is 2098 miles. It takes approximately 31 h 4 min to drive from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from New Orleans Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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The best way to get from New Orleans to New Orleans Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $17.

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Map of how to get from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 1778.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

What companies run services between New Orleans, LA, USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park via Houston, Tx, Dallas, Tx, Los Angeles, Ca, Fresno, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 2 days 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via San Diego
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Austin, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Atlanta, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Houston Hobby Apt, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to Fresno via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Oakland via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fresno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Fresno via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to Fresno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Austin, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Atlanta, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from New Orleans to Mammoth Lakes via Houston Hobby Apt, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 17 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New Orleans to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New Orleans to Fresno via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
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 Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
5 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 Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
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 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 New Orleans, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
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
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
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

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