There are 7 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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

Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station 86
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy, Ca to Madera, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Madera, Ca to Merced, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$136 - $202

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station Ace
  2. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA

$54 - $112

5 alternative options

Bus via Modesto, Ca  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Hayward, 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

$134 - $193

Bus #2  •  10 h 15 min

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

$131 - $212

Bus via Tracy Multi-Modal Center  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from VTA Parkout C Arrive to Tracy Multi-Modal Center 173 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tracy, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$124 - $168

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park 192 miles

$18 - $28

Fly, bus, taxi  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - 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

$199 - $584

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park is to drive which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $18 - $28.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Yosemite National Park is 216 km. The road distance is 307 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park via Monterey / Gilroy Train Station, Gilroy, Ca, Madera, Ca, Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 8 h 34 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Scc Santa Clara Station to Skt Stockton Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
acerail.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from San Jose Airport - USO Club to Monterey / Gilroy Train Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
mst.org
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gilroy, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Madera, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Hayward, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
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 Hayward, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Tracy, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
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 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
San Joaquin Regional Transit
Website
sanjoaquinrtd.com
Bus from VTA Parkout C Arrive to Tracy Multi-Modal Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sanjoaquinrtd.com
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
58 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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