There are 8 ways to get from Tuolumne Meadows to San Francisco by 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

Bus via Modesto, Ca  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Lodge to Merced Transpo
  2. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Modesto, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca

$38 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Tuolumne Meadows Store to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  2. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Merced Transpo
  3. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Hayward, Ca

$30 - $68

6 alternative options

Bus #2  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Tuolumne Meadows Store to Curry Village
  2. Take the bus from Half Dome Village to Merced Transpo
  3. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Hayward, Ca

$40 - $72

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Tuolumne Meadows to San Francisco 215.1 miles

$21 - $35

Bus to Reno, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Lee Vining - Caltrans Maintenance Yard to Reno/Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Oakland (OAK) RNO - OAK

$172 - $588

Bus to Reno, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lee Vining - Caltrans Maintenance Yard to Reno/Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Francisco (SFO) RNO - SFO

$213 - $866

Bus, bus to Merced, fly to Oakland  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Tuolumne Meadows Store to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  2. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Merced Airport
  3. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Oakland (OAK) MCE - OAK

$38 - $74

Bus, bus to Fresno, fly to San Francisco  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tuolumne Meadows Store to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  2. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Fresno Yosemite International Airport
  3. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to San Francisco (SFO) FAT - SFO

$197 - $683

What companies run services between Tuolumne Meadows, CA, USA and San Francisco, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Tuolumne Meadows to San Francisco via Yosemite Valley Lodge, Merced Transpo, Merced, Ca, Modesto, Ca, Hayward, Ca, and Hayward in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Oakland
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Bus operators
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Yosemite Valley Lodge to Merced Transpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Tuolumne Meadows Store to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Merced Transpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Half Dome Village to Merced Transpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Merced Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Fresno Yosemite International Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Merced, Ca to Modesto, Ca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Merced, Ca to Hayward, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Yosemite National Park
Website
yosemitepark.com
Bus from Tuolumne Meadows Store to Curry Village
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
travelyosemite.com
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Lee Vining - Caltrans Maintenance Yard to Reno/Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tuolumne Meadows and San Francisco is 269 km. The road distance is 344 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tuolumne Meadows to San Francisco is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Tuolumne Meadows to San Francisco is to drive which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $21 - $35.

It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Tuolumne Meadows to San Francisco, including transfers.