COVID-19 Safety for Transportation in Mammoth Lakes
Many local and regional transportation routes are still in operation. Operators are following county-wide guidelines to keep guests and staff safe and healthy.
Getting to Mammoth Lakes
Flying to Mammoth Lakes
Flights to and from Mammoth Yosemite Airport are currently suspended due to COVID-19. Learn more about future flight schedules and flight updates here.
Driving to Mammoth Lakes
Driving is the safest way to travel to Mammoth Lakes. Learn more about driving to Mammoth Lakes here.
Getting Around Mammoth Lakes
Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA)
Some ESTA routes in Mammoth Lakes are currently in operation for essential travel needs. Capacity per bus is reduced and riders over two years of age are required to wear a mask. Visit the ESTA website for more information.
Taxis & Rental Cars
Taxi and shuttle services in Mammoth Lakes may be limited. All rental car operations in Mammoth Lakes are closed until further notice. Contact the operators for more information.
Yosemite Area Regional Transport System (YARTS)
The road from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park (Hwy. 120/Tioga Pass) is open but accessible only to park visitors by reservation only. Thru traffic on Tioga Pass is not permitted at this time. Reservations to enter the Yosemite National Park can be made at recreation.gov. YARTS service to and from Mammoth Lakes is currently running. Visitors who utilize YARTS to travel to the park do not need to make a park reservation as entry is included with a YARTS ticket.
Reds Meadow Shuttle
The road to Reds Meadow is open, however, the Reds Meadow Shuttle (operated by ESTA) will not run this season. Access to Reds Meadow is limited by available parking.
Lakes Basin Trolley
The road to the Mammoth Lakes Basin is open. The Lakes Basin Trolley (operated by ESTA) and attached bike trolley is currently running.