From November 1st to April 30th
Operate Daily
Hotel pick up and drop off included

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday by San Francisco Sightseeing Tours bus

For going up by Amtrak, about 6:15 to 6:30 shuttle bus or sedan car arranged by us will pick you up from your hotel. Driving across the Oakland Bay Bridge you reach the AMTRAK station in Emeryville by 7:20. The driver will help you check in and obtain boarding passes for the San Joaquin Train.

Pictures shown below is how this transportation works

Arrive at Emeryville Amtrak Station by Sedan Car / Shuttle bus by 7:20a.m


Take San Joaquin train #712 leaves at 7:40A.M from Emeryville to Merced
Snacks, sandwiches and soft drinks available on the train. 

Arriving Merced station at 10:31A.M.
30 minutes break at train station for rest room, drinks, and snacks.

YARTS (VIA) bus picks you up at Merced station at 11:00A.M to Yosemite 


Driving through Yosemite Valley

Arriving Yosemite Lodge at the Falls at 1:20P.M

Return trip in reverse leaves Yosemite Lodge at 3:45P.M arriving
Emeryville Amtrak station about 9:30p.m. Shuttle bus / Sedan Car will transfer you to your hotel in San Francisco.

Going up on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday by San Francisco Sightseeing Tours motor coach. If the tour bus does not operate you can go up or return by AMTRAK bus and train.

For instance, if you take 2 days round trip to Yosemite leaving on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, transportation will be by San Francisco Sightseeing Tours going up.  Return by Amtrak bus and train on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

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