There are 7 ways to get from Santa Clara 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 via Madera, Ca  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Madera, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Madera, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$135 - $204

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 11 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

$60 - $122

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 32 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

$130 - $209

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park 192.8 miles

$18 - $28

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  3. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$144 - $441

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to Fresno, bus  •  9 h 28 min

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

$294 - $794

Fly San Jose to Reno, bus, taxi  •  7 h

  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

$197 - $592

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Santa Clara and Yosemite National Park is 136 miles. The road distance is 192.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to San Jose Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 10 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 136.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 40 min

What companies run services between Santa Clara, CA, USA and Yosemite National Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park via San Jose Diridon Caltrain, San Jose, Ca, Madera, Ca, Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 8 h 40 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
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
58 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
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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
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from Santa Clara Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
caltrain.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
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 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
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
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
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
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
1 h
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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