There are 6 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Caltrain, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
  2. Take the bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to NPS Maintenance

$134 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 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 Merced
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$128 - $166

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

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

$18 - $28

Fly San Jose to Reno, 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

Fly San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  2. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$181 - $475

Fly San Francisco to Fresno, bus  •  8 h 55 min

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

$331 - $828

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 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Yosemite National Park is 135 miles. The road distance is 192 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park is 192 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Reno Airport.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to San Francisco Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $45.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 134.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

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 Caltrain Station, Monterey & 3Rd, Gilroy, CA, Merced, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Tufesa
Phone
7022546899
Email
serviciosvegas@hotmail.com
Website
tufesabus.com
Bus from Gilroy, CA to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
GotoBus
Plus
$9 - $13
Platinum
$14 - $18
Ejecutivo
$14 - $20
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Merced Transpo to NPS Maintenance
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 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 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
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
$12
Schedules at
mst.org
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
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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