Yosemite Tour – 2 days to L.A.

- Amtrak Train Tours, Yosemite National Park Tours from San Francisco
Yosemite Tour – 2 days to L.A.
Yosemite National Park 2 days Tour to Los Angeles

Key Features: 

  • By Train and Bus from San Francisco or Emeryville. See how the transportation works.
  • Single travelers welcome!
  • Comfortable seating on the train and fullsize YARTS bus with restroom and i-phone etc outlet 
  • Travel from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park on day 1 and then to Los Angeles on day 2
  • 1 night at Yosemite Valley Lodge inside the park or Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal (option) 
  • Travel via train and YARTS bus
  • 2 hours Valley Floor Tour run by Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite National Park

This itinerary is ideal for travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles and see Yosemite. Instead of doing a one day tour returning to San Francisco ($156), spending the night ($100 per person) and then flying to Los Angeles ($150 to $200 including transfers, etc) this trip is more leisurely and cost effective saving up to $100 per person.

Day 1: Travel to Yosemite (227 miles) by Amtrak train and YARTS bus

Pick up from almost any hotel in central San Francisco area between 6:15 and 6:45 a.m. Comfortable Amtrak train from Emeryville connecting to YARTS bus at Merced leaving at 11:00 reaching Yosemite Valley Lodge near The Falls by 1:25 p.m. This link shows how the transportation works.

*VALLEY FLOOR TOUR. 2 hours. 26 miles

On this two-hour tour, park rangers introduce some of Yosemite’s most famous sightseeing points in Yosemite Valley and describe the history, geology, plant and animal life of the region. This year-round Yosemite Valley Floor tour provides a fuller knowledge and enjoyment of the park. Open-air trams operate from late spring through early fall. From late October through April, tour in an enclosed and heated motor coach with large windows allowing unimpeded views of Yosemite’s famous sights. 

For El Portal, YARTS Bus from Yosemite Valley Lodge leaves several times between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. Takes about 25 minutes. 

Yosemite Valley Lodge:

Deluxe room with two beds & private bath, TV, refrigerator, and coffee maker. Dinner and breakfast available. 

2nd Day - Travel to Los Angeles:

66 miles to Merced by bus, 168 miles by train to Bakersfield and 100 miles bus to Los Angeles

Instructions for day 2 - Travel to Los Angeles:

Check out by 9:45 a.m. At 10:00 YARTS bus picks up at Yosemite Valley Lodge taking you to Merced arriving at AMTRAK station by 12:17. Check in with the ticket agent to exchange the reserved e-ticket for the Train # 714 leaving at 12:59. The train takes you through the rich agricultural area of San Joaquin, parts of California that will surprise you, rarely seen by tourists. Reaching Bakersfield at 4:11 p.m. transfer to Amtrak connecting bus leaving at 4:20. You should reach Los Angeles Union Station at 6:40 p.m. Super Shuttle provides transfers to LAX at $17 per person.

Tour includes: 

  • 2 days transportation including free luggage space
  • Yosemite Park entrance fee
  • 2 hour Valley Floor Tour including Tunnel View
  • Room and tax for one night at Yosemite Valley Lodge inside the park
  • No hidden cost such as fuel charge and e.t.c

Note: Actual times will be given to you when boarding the tour. If you have any questions, contact us

SF to Yosemite to LA



Valley Floor Tour Bus

Valley Floor Tour Bus

Free Shuttle Bus

Yosemite Shuttle


Available almost daily except on certain holidays and weekends 


2 days 1 night 

Code Double Single Triple Quad Child
 SM1YL $493 $690 $432 $404 $186


Optional Hotel: Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal (only those with small bag or need to store suitcases at Merced Amtrak station for $5 per night)  Cost is same as round trip from San Francisco shown here Yosemite 2 Days Tour

Tour price per person in U.S. Dollars includes room and taxes.  Child rate applies up to age 5 to 11 sharing room with adult.

See  Yosemite 2 Days Tour | Yosemite 3 Days Tour | Stay Inside the Park | One Day Tour | Transportation only to and from Yosemite


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  • From San Francisco to Yosemite to Los Angeles. One Way Trip. Option to stay at View Lodge El Portal
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