Select from 5 ways to get there

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

Fly to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. LAX - MMH

$102 - $372

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Mammoth Lakes HWY 120E/395

$98 - $298

6 alternative options

Fly to Fresno, bus  •  9 h

  1. LAX - FAT

$287 - $836

Fly to Merced, bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. LAX - MCE

$171 - $274

Fly to Reno, bus, taxi  •  8 h 7 min

  1. LAX - RNO

$196 - $472

Bus via Bakersfield, Ca  •  11 h 15 min

$142 - $218

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus, drive  •  13 h 42 min

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. 342 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Yosemite National Park via 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, 7th / Olive, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Bakersfield, Ca, Fresno, Ca, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno via San Jose
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Fresno
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Merced
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
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
Bus from Merced Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
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 The Village to White Wolf Lodge
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Tenaya Lodge
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
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 day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Bakersfield, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Bakersfield, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Mammoth Luxury Express Bus
Website
mammothexpressbus.com
Bus from Redondo Beach, CA - Park and Ride to Mammoth Mountain, CA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Schedules at
mammothexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Monica and Yosemite National Park is 436 km. The road distance is 547 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Yosemite National Park is to fly and drive which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $100 - $380.

It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Santa Monica to Yosemite National Park, including transfers.