Bridalveil Fall
The Ahwahneechee called this place Pohono, "Sprit of the Puffing Wind." The wind swirls about the cliff, often lifting the falling water
and blowing it from side to side in delicate
free-fall. It is 62 story high. 

            MCI Motorcoach in front of Yosemite Falls.


Shuttle Bus
Free Shuttle Bus to take you within Yosemite Valley.  It operates quite often. The map for Shuttle Bus route will be provide by our driver.



Parlor Car Tours
                 ...Since 1924

500 Sutter St #401, San Francisco, 
CA 94102 USA
Tel 415.474.7500          
Fax 415.673.1539
US Toll Free 800.227.4250

Yosemite National Park Bus Transportation

STTY (San Francisco to Yosemite)
STXY (Yosemite to San Francisco)


Transportation by comfortable full size bus


Pick up from almost any hotel in central San Francisco area between 6:15 and 6:45. Direct motor coach leaves San Francisco around 7:00 going through Livermore Valley and over Altamont Pass. With a short stop en route, arrival at Yosemite Park Arch Rock entrance is at about 12:15. Brief stop at Tunnel View. Driving along south side of Merced River you see the The Half Dome and waterfalls during winter, spring and summer months. The tour drop off at Yosemite Lodge is at about 1:45. If you are staying at The Ahwahnee Hotel or Camp Curry please take the free shuttle from Yosemite Lodge.

For Yosemite View Lodge or Cedar Lodge in El Portal take the YARTS bus at 4:15 or 5:15.  Arrival in El Portal is 30 minutes later. Next morning to come up to Yosemite Valley YARTS early schedules are: 7:09 at Cedar Lodge and 7:22 at View Lodge arriving Yosemite Lodge at 8:08. 

This transportation is suitable for other destinations in and around Yosemite such as  Wawona, Tenaya Lodge, Oakhurst, and Bass Lake from June  to late October. With additional $105 comes Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove tours.

Bus has plenty of room for luggage and duffle bags and your back pack in over head rack. No cramped or tight sitting, good for tall people. Travel in comfort. Restroom on board.

Return Trip from Yosemite Lodge. Meet at 3:45, arriving San Francisco after 9:00 p.m.

 Tour includes:

Deluxe narrated tour transportation by Gray Line, Yosemite Park entrance fee, Yosemite Sights and tax. YARTS ticket to El Portal ($7) NOT included.


Transportation available daily (except certain holidays)
Large motor coach operates daily until October 31
November 1 to April 30 on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday
Amtrak (Bus&Train) or mini bus transportation arranged for Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the months November to April.

Cost until March 31st 2013
Adults $160 / Child (5-17) $95

(One way going up to Yosemite $85/Returning to San Francisco $75)

New Cost from April 1st 2013  
Adults $180 / Child (5-17) $115

(One way going up to Yosemite $95/Returning to San Francisco $85)

*Call for discount available for Backpackers, Campers, and Students with valid ID.

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