Tickets & Fares - YARTS - Public Transit to Yosemite
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YARTS allows on board credit card payment and cash payment. Exact change only. Reservations are also available in limited quantities and can be paid with most major credits.

Your paid YARTS fare includes day-use access to Yosemite National Park. YARTS RESERVATIONS DO NOT ALLOW ENTRY TO YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK USING A PERSONAL OR PRIVATE VEHICLE.

YARTS has a zone based fare. To calculate your fare you must first identify your trip origin and destination. Links to route schedules can be found below:

Highway 140 – Merced – Catheys Valley – Mariposa – Midpines – El Portal – Yosemite Valley

Highway 120 – Sonora – Jamestown – Groveland – Buck Meadows – Yosemite Valley

Highway 395/120E – Mammoth Lakes – June Lake Junction – Lee Vining – Tuolumne Meadows – Yosemite Valley

Highway 41 -Fresno – Coarsegold – Oakhurst – Fish Camp – Wawona – Yosemite Valley

Select your origin and destination to see the ONE-WAY fare for your trip.

For round-trip and reduced fares, see Fare Tables below

 

Fare types

Reduced fares

Reduced fares are available for seniors (62+), veterans, and persons with disabilities with valid ID.

Children 5 and under ride for free. One child age 6 – 12 rides free with each paid adult fare. Additional children age 6 – 17 can ride for a reduced fare.

Commuter Passes

Due to YARTS’ new COVID-19 operational guidelines and limited bus capacity, the sale of commuter passes is currently suspended. 

There are four ways to purchase YARTS tickets:

  1. Make your reservation online
  2. On the bus with a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, and Discover only)
  3. On the bus with cash (no change given)
  4. At the YARTS Administration office located at 369 W. 18th Street, Merced

Fare Tables

Finding your fare is as easy as 1-2-3:

1. Select your route corridor

2. Select your starting location in the first column

3. Move across the table, in the same row selected in Step 2 until you find the column labeled with your destination (price does not include $1.00 COVID surcharge)

HWY 41 Ticket Prices - Fresno ▶ Oakhurst ▶ Yosemite Valley

HWY 41 Ticket Prices (Regular Fares)
FROM TO Fresno Coarsegold/Oakhurst Fish Camp/Mariposa Grove/Wawona Yosemite Valley
Fresno
Round-trip $17 $23 $34
One-way $9 $12 $18
Coarsegold/Oakhurst
Round-trip $17 $5 $8 $23
One-way $9 $3 $5 $12
Fish Camp/Mariposa Grove/Wawona
Round-trip $23 $8 $15 $15
One-way $12 $5 $9 $9
Yosemite Valley
Round-trip $34 $23 $15
One-way $18 $12 $9

HWY 41 Ticket Prices (Reduced Fares)
FROM TO Fresno Coarsegold/Oakhurst Fish Camp/Mariposa Grove/Wawona Yosemite Valley
Fresno
Round-trip $10 $14 $20
One-way $5 $7 $10
Coarsegold/Oakhurst
Round-trip $10 $2 $5 $13
One-way $5 $1 $3 $7
Fish Camp/Mariposa Grove/Wawona
Round-trip $14 $5 $9 $9
One-way $7 $3 $5 $5
Yosemite Valley
Round-trip $20 $13 $9
One-way $10 $7 $5

HWY 120/395 Ticket Prices - Mammoth Lakes ▶ Tuolumne Meadows ▶ Yosemite Valley

HWY 120/395 Ticket Prices (Regular Fares)
FROM TO Mammoth Lakes June Lake Lee Vining Tuolumne Meadows White Wolf Crane Flat Yosemite Valley
Mammoth Lakes
Round-trip $12 $20 $26 $38 $46 $52
One-way $6 $10 $13 $19 $23 $26
June Lake
Round-trip $12 $10 $20 $26 $36 $42
One-way $6 $5 $10 $13 $18 $21
Lee Vining
Round-trip $20 $10 $10 $20 $26 $38
One-way $10 $5 $5 $10 $13 $19
Tuolumne Meadows
Round-trip $26 $20 $10 $10 $20 $26
One-way $13 $10 $5 $5 $10 $13
White Wolf
Round-trip $38 $26 $20 $10 $10 $20
One-way $19 $13 $10 $5 $5 $10
Crane Flat
Round-trip $46 $36 $26 $20 $10 $10
One-way $23 $18 $13 $10 $5 $5
Yosemite Valley
Round-trip $52 $42 $38 $26 $20 $10
One-way $26 $21 $19 $13 $10 $5

HWY 120/395 Ticket Prices (Reduced Fares)
FROM TO Mammoth Lakes June Lake Lee Vining Tuolumne Meadows White Wolf Crane Flat Yosemite Valley
Mammoth Lakes
Round-trip $6 $10 $15 $22 $26 $30
One-way $3 $5 $7 $10 $13 $15
June Lake
Round-trip $6 $4 $10 $15 $20 $24
One-way $3 $2 $5 $7 $10 $12
Lee Vining
Round-trip $10 $4 $4 $10 $15 $22
One-way $5 $2 $2 $5 $7 $10
Tuolumne Meadows
Round-trip $15 $10 $4 $4 $10 $15
One-way $7 $5 $2 $2 $5 $7
White Wolf
Round-trip $22 $15 $10 $4 $4 $10
One-way $10 $7 $5 $2 $2 $5
Crane Flat
Round-trip $26 $20 $15 $10 $4 $4
One-way $13 $10 $7 $5 $2 $2
Yosemite Valley
Round-trip $30 $24 $22 $15 $10 $4
One-way $15 $12 $10 $7 $5 $2

HWY 120 Ticket Prices - Sonora ▶ Groveland ▶ Yosemite

HWY 120 Ticket Prices (Regular Fares)
FROM TO Sonora/Jamestown Groveland/Buck Meadows Yosemite Lakes/Rush Creek/Big Oat Flat Crane Flat Yosemite Valley
Sonora/Jamestown
Round-trip $14 $24 $26 $38
One-way $7 $12 $13 $19
Groveland/Buck Meadows
Round-trip $14 $10 $12 $24
One-way $7 $5 $6 $12
Yosemite Lakes/Rush Creek/Big Oat Flat
Round-trip $24 $10 $8 $14
One-way $12 $5 $4 $7
Crane Flat
Round-trip $26 $12 $8 $10
One-way $13 $6 $4 $5
Yosemite Valley
Round-trip $38 $24 $14 $10
One-way $19 $12 $7 $5

HWY 120 Ticket Prices (Reduced Fares)
FROM TO Sonora/Jamestown Groveland/Buck Meadows Yosemite Lakes/Rush Creek/Big Oat Flat Crane Flat Yosemite Valley
Sonora/Jamestown
Round-trip $7 $10 $12 $18
One-way $4 $5 $6 $9
Groveland/Buck Meadows
Round-trip $7 $3 $5 $10
One-way $4 $2 $3 $5
Buck Meadows/Yosemite Lakes
Round-trip $10 $3 $3 $7
One-way $5 $2 $1 $4
Crane Flat
Round-trip $12 $5 $3 $4
One-way $6 $3 $1 $2
Yosemite Valley
Round-trip $18 $10 $7 $4
One-way $9 $5 $4 $2

HWY 140 Ticket Prices - Merced ▶ Mariposa ▶ Yosemite Valley

HWY 140 Ticket Prices (Regular Fares)
FROM TO Merced Catheys Valley Mariposa Midpines El Portal Yosemite Valley
Merced
Round-trip $10 $20 $20 $26 $38
One-way $5 $10 $10 $13 $19
Catheys Valley
Round-trip $10 $8 $8 $20 $26
One-way $5 $4 $4 $10 $13
Mariposa
Round-trip $20 $8 $6 $10 $20
One-way $10 $4 $3 $5 $10
Midpines
Round-trip $20 $8 $6 $10 $20
One-way $10 $4 $3 $5 $10
El Portal
Round-trip $26 $20 $10 $10 $12
One-way $13 $10 $5 $5 $6
Yosmite Valley
Round-trip $38 $26 $20 $20 $12
One-way $19 $13 $10 $10 $6
HWY 140 Ticket Prices (Reduced Fares)
FROM TO Merced Catheys Valley Mariposa Midpines El Portal Yosemite Valley
Merced
Round-trip $4 $8 $8 $13 $18
One-way $2 $4 $4 $7 $9
Catheys Valley
Round-trip $4 $4 $4 $8 $13
One-way $2 $2 $2 $4 $7
Mariposa
Round-trip $8 $4 $2 $4 $8
One-way $4 $2 $1 $2 $4
Midpines
Round-trip $8 $4 $2 $4 $8
One-way $4 $2 $1 $2 $4
El Portal
Round-trip $13 $8 $4 $4 $5
One-way $7 $4 $2 $2 $3
Yosmite Valley
Round-trip $18 $13 $8 $8 $5
One-way $9 $7 $4 $4 $3