There are 5 ways to get from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Merced Transpo  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Lodge to Merced Transpo
  2. Take the bus from Merced, Ca to Madera, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Madera, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$151 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Amtrak/Greyhound Station
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Tyler / Franklin 55

$128 - $190

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey 221.9 miles

$21 - $35

Drive to Mammoth Lakes, fly, shuttle  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes
  2. Fly from Mammoth Lakes (MMH) to San Francisco (SFO) MMH - SFO
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey

$182 - $480

Bus to Fresno, fly, shuttle  •  10 h 24 min

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

$333 - $833

Questions & Answers

The distance between Yosemite National Park and Monterey is 156 miles. The road distance is 221.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Yosemite National Park to Monterey without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Yosemite National Park to Monterey, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mammoth Lakes Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yosemite National Park to Monterey is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey.

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

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There are 270+ hotels available in Monterey. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yosemite National Park to Monterey.
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  • Distance: 155.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

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

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Monterey via Cedar Lodge, Merced Transpo, Merced, Ca, Madera, Ca, Gilroy, Ca, and Monterey / Gilroy Train Station in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Bus operators
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Cedar Lodge to Merced Transpo
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to Amtrak/Greyhound Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
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

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Merced, Ca to Madera, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Madera, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Gilroy, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Phone
1-888-678-2871
Email
customerservice@mst.org
Website
mst.org
Bus from Monterey / Gilroy Train Station to Tyler / Franklin
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
mst.org
Monterey Bus
Website
montereyairbus.com
Shuttle from San Francisco International Airport to Monterey
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
montereyairbus.com

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