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There are 6 ways to get from San Diego to Yosemite National Park by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Mammoth Lakes, travel  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SAN - MMH
  2. Travel from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$53 - $128

4 alternative options

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  7 h 42 min

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

$93 - $326

Fly to Reno, bus, travel  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Reno (RNO) SAN - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395
  3. Travel from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park

Train, bus, travel  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
  4. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Tenaya Lodge
  5. Travel from Tenaya Lodge to Yosemite National Park

Bus ACN Autobuses  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Ysidro to Fresno 498 Sacramento / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center Fresno HWY 41

$56 - $64

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Yosemite National Park is to bus which costs $55 - $65 and takes 15 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Yosemite National Park is to fly and bus which costs $90 - $330 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The distance between San Diego and Yosemite National Park is 382 miles.

The best way to get from San Diego to Yosemite National Park without a car is to train and bus and travel which takes 13 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from San Diego to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9 min and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 381.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from San Diego to Yosemite National Park via Los Angeles, Ca, Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 13 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak Station to Fresno Santa Fe Passenger Depot
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
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 Tenaya Lodge
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
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
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 week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Bakersfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Bus from San Ysidro to Fresno
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

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