Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS)


Toll free phone: 877-989-2787


Monday: 6:30am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: 6:30am - 5:00pm

Wednesday: 6:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 6:30am - 5:00pm

Friday: 6:30am - 5:00pm

Hours of Operation: Check website for schedules & reservations

Seasons of Operation: Summer; opening date may be based on when Tioga Pass (Hwy. 120) into Yosemite National Park opens, which can vary from year to year

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YARTS provides safe, comfortable and convenient public transit into Yosemite National Park during the summer months as well as connecting to the Merced, CA, airport, Amtrack train and Greyhound bus stations. The bus runs June through September when Tioga Pass (Hwy. 120) is open. Weekend service is available in June and September, with daily trips coming to and from Yosemite throughout July and August. Book your trip in advance online to ensure enough spots for your group, or pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover or cash (exact change only). Check the schedule for specific pick-up locations and times.

Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

Overall Rating: 4.5

based on 41 reviews

I cant tell you how much we enjoyed the ride to Yosemite. The busses ran on time and allowed us to enjoy the ride without the stress or hassle. The ease of the pickup at our resort was amazing. Even...
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I took YART from Yosemite Village to Fresno airport after our hike on the JMT. They were on time and the bus was mostly empty. It was cold in the bus, I should've worn a sweatshirt. Was able to...
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shout out to Amy
Had the most wonderful time going out of Yosemite valley with Amy, who not only was super punctual and kind, but also provided great conversation and smooth driving. This is the way to get around for...
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