There are 5 ways to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by bus, subway, train or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, BART  •  7 h 37 min

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

$31 - $66

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA to Amtrak/Greyhound Station Fresno HWY 41
  2. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak San Joaquins

$54 - $126

Bus to Fresno, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 13 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

$187 - $663

Travel, bus to Reno, fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 7 min

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

$155 - $786

Bus to Merced, fly to Oakland  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Half Dome Village to Merced Airport
  2. Fly from Merced (MCE) to Oakland (OAK) MCE - OAK

$40 - $73

What companies run services between Yosemite National Park, CA, USA and San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA?

There is no direct connection from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO). However, you can take the travel to Yosemite Valley Lodge, take the bus to Merced Transpo, take the walk to Merced, Ca, take the bus to Hayward, Ca, take the walk to Hayward, take the BART to Daly City, then take the BART to San Francisco International Airport. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) via Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA, Amtrak/Greyhound Station, Fresno Amtrak, Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, Richmond, and 19th St. Oakland in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Merced to Oakland
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to Daly City
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 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
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 Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA to Amtrak/Greyhound Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
3 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
Bus from Half Dome Village to Merced Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
ESTA
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
$25 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO)?

The distance between Yosemite National Park and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 250 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO)?

The cheapest way to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to bus and fly which costs $40 - $75 and takes 6 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO)?

The quickest way to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to travel and bus and fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs $150 - $800.

How long does it take to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO)?

It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO), including transfers.