There are 10 ways to get from Palm Springs to Yosemite National Park by bus, train, car or plane

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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Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Bakersfield, CA
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA

$48 - $99

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Palm Springs Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$137 - $201

Bus  •  15 h 39 min

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

$162 - $244

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA - Park and Ride to Mammoth Mountain, CA
  3. Take the bus from The Village to White Wolf Lodge

$97 - $301

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Palm Springs to Yosemite National Park 405.5 miles

$35 - $60

Amtrak Thruway to Los Angeles, fly to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) LAX - MMH
  3. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$114 - $387

Fly Indio/Palm Springs to San Francisco, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to San Francisco (SFO) PSP - 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

$249 - $603

Amtrak Thruway to Los Angeles, fly to Fresno, bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fresno (FAT) LAX - FAT
  3. Take the bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$299 - $850

Amtrak Thruway to Los Angeles, fly to Merced, bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Merced (MCE) LAX - MCE
  3. Take the bus from Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$183 - $289

Amtrak Thruway, train to San Diego, fly to Fresno, bus  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
  3. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fresno (FAT) SAN - FAT
  4. Take the bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$223 - $511

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palm Springs to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palm Springs to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Palm Springs and Yosemite National Park is 327 miles. The road distance is 405.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 15 h 1 min to get from Palm Springs to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Palm Springs to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 326.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Palm Springs to Yosemite National Park via Hwy 111 at Las Palmas, Indio, Los Angeles, 6th / Wall, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Fresno, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 15 h 39 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Indio/Palm Springs to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to San Francisco via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs, CA to Bakersfield, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Palm Springs, CA to Fullerton, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 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
Bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Bus from Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Indio to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
Greyhound USA
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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
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
Mammoth Luxury Express Bus
Website
mammothexpressbus.com
Bus from Fullerton, CA - Park and Ride to Mammoth Mountain, CA
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Schedules at
mammothexpressbus.com

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