News Archive - YARTS - Public Transit to Yosemite

YARTS Hwy 395/120 White Wolf Bus Stop

The Hwy 395/120 YARTS bus will begin stopping at White Wolf on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Reservations and schedules are available online at

Hwy 395/120 – Mono Basin Visitor Center stop suspended

Effective immediately, YARTS is suspending the Hwy 395/120 bus stop at Mono Basin Visitor Center due to fire operations. YARTS will resume the stop when fire operations cease and the area has been cleared. In the meantime, please plan to use the stops at Lake View Lodge or Tioga Mobil Gas Mart instead. We apologize… Read more »

Discount for YARTS Passengers at Degnan’s Kitchen/Loft in Yosemite

Your trip on YARTS to Yosemite just got even better! Now when you ride YARTS, receive 15% off your entire purchase at Degnan’s Kitchen and Loft* just by showing your YARTS boarding pass. Enjoy a car-free carefree ride to California’s jewel and then enjoy culinary delights as part of your adventure…with a great discount. Your… Read more »

New Number for YARTS Text Alerts

Telecom industry carriers have begun phasing out the use of short codes that many businesses use to send information to their customers via text message. YARTS currently uses the short code 77453 to enroll passengers in its text alert system. Our telecom carrier has informed us that we will no longer be able to use… Read more »

YARTS Free and Reduced Fares for Mariposa and Merced County Residents

Starting July 1st, YARTS will begin the second year of the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) for Mariposa and Merced Counties. In Mariposa County, the program will provide up to four (4) free YARTS round-trip tickets to Mariposa County residents who apply until all tickets have been issued or June 30th, 2020, whichever comes… Read more »

Highway 395/120 service extended to 10/31/19

Due to the delay of the opening of Tioga Road, YARTS will be extending its Highway 395/120 service until October 31, 2019, or until Tioga Road closes – whichever comes first. There will be one daily bus in October from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite Valley. Reservations are now available and can be made by clicking… Read more »

2019 Winter Schedules Now Available

The Hwy 140 (Merced, Mariposa, Midpines, El Portal and Yosemite Valley) schedules for Winter 2019 are now available below. Reservations are being accepted for Winter 2019 service as well. To make a reservation, click BUY TICKETS and follow the instructions listed. Hwy 140 Winter 2019 Schedule  

Reservation system error – please follow summer schedules online

Due to a technical error, some of the summer schedule times in our reservation system may differ from the summer schedule times that are posted on our website. Please use the summer schedule times that are posted on our website when planning your travel arrangements. Click here to view our summer schedules. We apologize for… Read more »

Fly UNITED(®) take YARTS for FREE!

Fly United(®), Ride YARTS for Free! United Airlines is the only airline to serve both the Eastern and Western Gateways to Yosemite National Park, allowing guests the opportunity to explore the entire park, as well as popular Eastern Sierra attractions like Devils Postpile, the John Muir trail, and Mono Lake. YARTS conveniently links both gateways… Read more »

YARTS Summer 2019 Schedules Now Available

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