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

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 Fresno, bus  •  9 h 23 min

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

$218 - $685

Cheapest option

Bus, train, drive  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Blythe, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Blythe, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
  4. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
  5. Take the bus from Palmdale, CA to Mammoth Mountain, CA
  6. Drive from Mammoth Mountain, CA to Yosemite National Park

$140 - $403

5 alternative options

Fly to Reno, bus, taxi  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Reno (RNO) PHX - 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

$242 - $772

Bus via San Bernardino, Ca  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Blythe, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Blythe, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca 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

$187 - $328

Bus Tufesa  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, AZ to Fresno, CA
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center Fresno HWY 41

$145 - $219

Bus  •  19 h 3 min

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

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park 672.7 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $240 - $800 and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The distance between Phoenix and Yosemite National Park is 521 miles. The road distance is 672.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 9 min and costs $180 - $330.

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It takes approximately 9 h 23 min to get from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yosemite National Park is 1 h behind Phoenix. It is currently 2:52 PM in Phoenix and 2:52 PM in Yosemite National Park.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Yosemite National Park is 673 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to drive from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and American Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Fresno Airport.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 521.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 23 min

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

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Yosemite National Park via Blythe, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, Fresno, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 17 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Phoenix to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Phoenix to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Phoenix to Fresno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Palmdale station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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 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
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com
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 Phoenix, Az to Blythe, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Blythe, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
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
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
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Fresno, CA
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$35 - $50
Platinum
$50 - $70
Ejecutivo
$60 - $85
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eplalimo.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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