News Archive - YARTS - Public Transit to Yosemite

YARTS Service Restarting

GREAT NEWS YOSEMITE TRAVELERS! YARTS will restart normal schedules on August 14, 2018, for Hwys 140 (Merced, Mariposa), 120W (Sonora, Groveland) and 395/120 (Mammoth Lakes, Lee Vining). Reservations have been reopened. Visit us online at for schedules or to make reservations. Hwy 41 will operate on modified schedule below from Tuesday 8/14/2018, until further… Read more »


The Hwy 140 (Merced, Mariposa, Midpines, El Portal and Yosemite Valley) schedules are now available below. Reservaions are also being accepted for winter service. Click BUY TICKETS from the homepage and follow the instructions listed.

YARTS Reduced and Free Fares for Merced and Mariposa County Residents

Passengers from Merced and Mariposa Counties are in for a treat… on YARTS! Starting August 15, 2018, and running through June 30, 2019, YARTS will offer discounted and free fares to residents of Merced and Mariposa Counties. This program is funded through the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) and tickets are subject to availabilty… Read more »

YARTS Service to Yosemite Valley is suspended until further notice!

Effect 7/25/18, all YARTS service to Yosemite Valley is suspended until further notice. YARTS will operate on the following schedule on July 25, 2018: HWY 41 (FRESNO) Runs 22, 24 &26 will arrive in Yosemite Valley by 10 am with no passengers. Run 22 will depart Yosemite Valley Visitor center at 10:30 am Run 24… 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? YARTS announces the new YARTS ALERT system. Now you can subscribe to get alerts about all YARTS delays, rockslides, Hwy closures or service suspensions. Simply test Yarts20182 to 77453 and… Read more »

Free YARTS to Yosemite on – August 25, 2018

Schedules can be found under Routes & Schedules from the YARTS homepage. The buses fill qucikly, so here are a  few tips: Arrive at the bus stop at least 45 minutes prior to the departure time to make sure you get a seat. No reservations will be accepted. DO NOT wait for the last bus… Read more »


GREAT NEWS FROM YARTS— Starting in November, YARTS will operate FREE buses on all NPS FREE GATE DAYS through Septmber 2020. That’s right! 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! In additon to the four free gate days,… Read more »