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There are 4 ways to get from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park by train, bus 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

Caltrain, bus  •  7 h 12 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

$32 - $51

3 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes, travel  •  4 h 24 min

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

Fly San Francisco to Fresno, bus  •  8 h 9 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

$231 - $708

Fly San Jose to Reno, bus, travel  •  6 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. Travel from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park is to Caltrain and bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park is to Caltrain and bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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

The best way to get from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park without a car is to Caltrain and bus which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport.

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The best way to get from Santa Clara to San Francisco Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $45.

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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: 7 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Santa Clara to Yosemite National Park. However, you can take the Caltrain to Gilroy Caltrain, take the walk to Gilroy Caltrain Station, take the line 68 bus to Monterey & 3Rd, take the walk to Gilroy, CA, take the bus to Merced, take the walk to Merced Transpo, take the bus to NPS Maintenance, then take the travel to Yosemite National Park. Alternatively, you can take the shuttle to San Francisco International Airport, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Mammoth Lakes, then take the travel to Yosemite National Park.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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
Twice daily
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
$17 - $25
Book at
GotoBus
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 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
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com

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