There are 7 ways to get from Portland 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 33 min

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

$208 - $426

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Amtrak/Greyhound Station  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA

$138 - $366

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Fly to Reno, bus, taxi  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Reno (RNO) PDX - 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

$212 - $452

Fly to San Francisco, bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to San Francisco (SFO) PDX - 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

$198 - $412

Bus  •  21 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Merced, Ca 1443
  2. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center Merced HWY 140

$177 - $308

Train, bus  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$217 - $430

Drive  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Yosemite National Park 713.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Yosemite National Park is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $210 - $460 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The distance between Portland and Yosemite National Park is 557 miles. The road distance is 713.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Yosemite National Park without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 48 min and costs $170 - $310.

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It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Portland to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Fresno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Yosemite National Park is 713 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 19 min to drive from Portland to Yosemite National Park.

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

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 557.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Yosemite National Park via Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 21 h 48 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Fresno via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Portland to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Portland to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Fresno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Fresno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Portland to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $240
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 Portland Union Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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 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
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 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 Portland, Or to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
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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