There are 4 ways to get from Yosemite National Park to Monterey 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 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 52 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

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey 221.9 miles

$21 - $35

Drive, fly  •  6 h

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

$182 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yosemite National Park to Monterey is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yosemite National Park to Monterey is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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

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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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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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
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 45 min
Frequency
5 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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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

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