There are 7 ways to get from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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

Amtrak Thruway, train, bus  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Luis Obispo, CA to Hanford, CA
  2. Take the train from Hanford Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$128 - $172

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from San Luis Obispo, CA to Hanford, CA
  2. Take the bus from Hanford Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$107 - $133

5 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Paso Robles, CA to Hanford, CA
  3. Take the train from Hanford Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from San Luis Obispo to Visalia, CA
  2. Take the night bus from Visalia, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$146 - $202

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park 260.7 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SBP - MMH
  2. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$217 - $1,115

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Fly from San Luis Obispo County Apt (SBP) to Fresno (FAT) SBP - FAT
  2. Take the bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$277 - $988

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between San Luis Obispo and Yosemite National Park is 189 miles. The road distance is 260.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to get from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park via Hanford, CA, Hanford Amtrak, Fresno Amtrak, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 10 h 41 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Mammoth Lakes via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Fresno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Fresno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Fresno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Fresno via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Fresno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Luis Obispo County Apt to Fresno via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hanford Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from San Luis Obispo Amtrak to Paso Robles Intermodal Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from San Luis Obispo, CA to Hanford, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Hanford Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Paso Robles, CA to Hanford, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
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
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
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
Orange Belt Stages
Website
orangebelt.com
Bus from San Luis Obispo to Visalia, CA
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
orangebelt.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Visalia, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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