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Recommended option

Bus via Modesto, Ca  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$129 - $187

Cheapest option

Train, bus, drive  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Fresno Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Tenaya Lodge
  3. Drive from Tenaya Lodge to Yosemite National Park

$53 - $122

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Merced, Ca 6825
  2. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center Merced HWY 140

$123 - $173

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Oakland to Yosemite National Park 187.2 miles

$18 - $27

Fly Oakland to Merced, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) OAK - MCE
  2. Take the bus from Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$132 - $182

Fly San Francisco to Fresno, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) SFO - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$293 - $793

Fly Oakland to Reno, bus, taxi  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - 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

$214 - $650

Fly San Francisco to Reno, bus, taxi  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - 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

$257 - $930

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

You can take a bus from Oakland to Yosemite National Park via Modesto, Ca, Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Oakland to Merced
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Oakland, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 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 Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
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
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 day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oakland and Yosemite National Park is 238 km. The road distance is 300 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oakland to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Oakland to Yosemite National Park is to drive which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $18 - $27.

It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Oakland to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.