News Archive - YARTS - Public Transit to Yosemite

Hwy 395/120 service from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite Valley to begin 7/1/19

YARTS will begin full operations from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite Valley starting Monday, July 1, 2019! Our schedules and fares for Hwy 395/120 can be found online at   Yosemite National Park Announces Tioga Road To Open to Unrestricted Vehicular Traffic on Monday, July 1 Tioga Road to remain open with limited hours through the… 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

Hwy 120 Summer Schedule FINAL Hwy 41 Summer Schedule FINAL Hwy 395 Summer Schedule FINAL Hwy 140 Schedule Summer FINAL  


FREE SERVICE DAYS 2019 If you haven’t had the chance to visit Yosemite for some time, or if you’ve never been, let YARTS get you there FOR FREE! YARTS operates year-round from Hwy 140, through Merced and Mariposa counties and seasonally on Hwy 120 (from Sonora), Hwy 395/120 (from Mammoth Lakes) and Hwy 41 (from… Read more »


Good Morning Yosemite Travelers! Want to know if there’s been a delay with the bus? If there are issues that could affect your travel plans? Now you can subscribe to get alerts about all YARTS delays, rockslides, Hwy closures or service suspensions. Simply test Yarts20182 to 77453 and you’ll be signed up to receive YARTS… Read more »