There are 7 ways to get from Santa Rosa 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 Modesto, Ca  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$141 - $217

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
  2. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak/Greyhound Station to Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA

$73 - $149

5 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Beale St & Howard St-Transbay Terminal 101
  2. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Merced, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Merced Transpo to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

$135 - $191

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Santa Rosa to Yosemite National Park 242.7 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly to Mammoth Lakes, drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Francisco Airport, CA
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Mammoth Lakes (MMH) SFO - MMH
  3. Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park

$170 - $466

Bus, fly to Fresno  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Francisco Airport, CA
  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

$320 - $819

Bus, fly to Reno, taxi  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Rosa, CA to San Francisco Airport, CA
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395
  4. Take a taxi from Lee Vining -Chevron 51557 US 395 to Yosemite National Park

$284 - $956

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Rosa to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Rosa to Yosemite National Park is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Santa Rosa and Yosemite National Park is 177 miles. The road distance is 242.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Santa Rosa 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 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Santa Rosa to Yosemite National Park.
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  • Distance: 177.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Rosa to Yosemite National Park via Oakland, Ca, Modesto, Ca, Merced, Ca, Merced Transpo, and Yosemite Valley Visitors Center in around 9 h 4 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
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Train operators
SMART
Phone
+1 707-794-3330
Train from Santa Rosa Downtown to San Rafael
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
sonomamarintrain.org
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Fresno Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $270
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 Santa Rosa, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Merced, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Golden Gate Transit
Phone
+1 415-921-5858
Website
goldengatetransit.org
Bus from Santa Rosa Transit Mall-Second St & B St to Beale St & Howard St-Transbay Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
goldengatetransit.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
1 h
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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