Connecting you to Yosemite

  • Amtrak San Joaquins partners with YARTS to provide a seamless journey to the Yosemite Mariposa County Area.
  • With its many connecting routes, it is easy to find a train or bus to begin your trip.
  • Your entrance fee to Yosemite is included in the connecting YARTS buss fee.
  • Amtrak trains connect in Merced with YARTS Buses. You can book your whole trip at once, no need to book both a train and bus ticket.
  • With Bathrooms and a Cafe car, riding Amtrak provides a more leisurely trip than driving your own vehicle.
  • You do not need a reservation to enter Yosemite National Park when you ride the connecting YARTS bus.
mirror lake in Yosemite valley

Relax and Enjoy the Ride on Amtrak San Joaquins

Amtrak makes a connection with YARTS and has stops throughout Mariposa County and into Yosemite Valley. For nearby stations check the Stations page & check the Amtrak Schedules page for more information on run times.