There are 6 ways to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) by car, plane, bus, taxi, subway or train

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Drive to Mammoth Lakes, fly  •  2 h 40 min

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

$137 - $430

Cheapest option

Bus, train, BART  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Mariposa Grove, Mariposa County, CA, USA to Amtrak/Greyhound Station
  2. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
  3. Take the BART from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport

$60 - $136

4 alternative options

Bus to Fresno, fly  •  7 h 3 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

$288 - $783

Taxi, bus to Reno, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi 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

$259 - $919

Bus, BART  •  8 h 20 min

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

$133 - $188

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) 197.2 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is to drive and fly which costs $130 - $430 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Yosemite National Park and San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 157 miles. The road distance is 197.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) without a car is to bus and BART which takes 8 h 20 min and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO), 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 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO) is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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

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There are 626+ hotels available in San Francisco Airport (SFO). Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco Airport (SFO).
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  • Distance: 156.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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 drive to Mammoth Lakes airport then fly to San Francisco. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center, take the bus to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, take the walk to Fresno airport, then fly to San Francisco.

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
Flights from Fresno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Hayward to Daly City
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur to San Francisco International Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 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 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 Yosemite Valley Lodge/Laurel Cottage to Merced Transpo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Summer schedules at
Yarts
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
estransit.com
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 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
Other operators
Taxi from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining - Caltrans Maintenance Yard
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Mammoth Taxi
Phone
+1 760-934-8294
Website
mammoth-taxi.com

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