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Yosemite National Park Day Trip from San Francisco

  • Round-trip transport from SF to Yosemite lets you relax on the drive
  • Spend about four hours exploring a national park during this Yosemite tour
  • Choose from a guided hike or independent time once you reach Yosemite
Yosemite National Park Day Trip from San Francisco
From $74.50
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Day Trip (Round Trip)Most Popular
This round trip option departs from and returns to San Francisco
From $149.00
One Way (from SF to Yosemite)
This one way option from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park is designed for the traveler continuing on their trip elsewhere or choosing to stay in the park for an extended time.
From $74.50
One Way (from Yosemite to SF)
This option is for travelers who spent time in Yosemite National Park and are looking for transportation to San Francisco.
From $74.50
Getting to Yosemite from San Francisco can be quite a challenge unless you rent a car, and even then you must navigate unfamiliar roads. This Yosemite tour from San Francisco takes you to the national park with round-trip transport, so you can relax on the long drive. Plus, once there, you get about four hours to either take a guided hike or explore independently at your own pace.
What to Expect

This Yosemite tour starts with a pickup from Union Square in San Francisco. Get comfortable aboard your luxury vehicle for the approximately 4-hour ride to the US national park.

Once you arrive, you decide what to do. Choose to go on a guided hike through the park or explore independently. If you choose to wander on your own, you can visit the Ansel Adams Gallery, grab lunch at Ahwahnee (own expense), stroll along the Merced River, or rent a bike to ride around (own expense).

Your time in Yosemite National Park ends about four hours later when you board your vehicle for the ride back to San Francisco. Your day concludes with drop-off in Union Square.

Reviews (419)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent Day Trip Visit to Yosemite from Sam Francisco

On July 7, 2018, we took the Gray Line bus on a one-day trip from San Francisco to Yosemite. The driver/tour guide was Antonio. It was a fantastic trip made even better by Antonio's commentary and knowledge of the area. He was very engaging and...More

Thank Dream66915977626
Reviewed 1 week ago
Yosemite was a grand experience.

We drove in while it was snowing and needed chains to get in the entrance to the park we wanted to go into, which we didn't have. Being from Wisconsin the snow was only 4 inches, but they don't plow much or use sand/salt. I...More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yosemite National park hands down one of my favorites. I visited early this year in 2018 for the second time and loved it, as if it were my first visit. I will not give much away, but if you visit during the right season, you...More

Thank Dakota Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was incredible. The views were breathtaking. Antonio really made this trip special. He was personable, professional and really made the day a great experience. He knew the best places to stop for great views and we even drank from a natural spring. Antonio...More

1  Thank mfm0rales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Bad tour operator!

Grayline promises easy cancellation , etc but that's not true. I purchased a Yosemite one day tour from a Grayline office in San Francisco. However, I could not true the trip as I fell sick. The trip was cancelled before 24 hours so I should...More

1  Thank Richa D
GrayLineSF, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at Gray Line San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Richa, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We ask all customers that are requesting for refunds to contact the original vendor where the tickets were purchased. We sincerely apologize for the lack of on-time response from a staff member in...More

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November 14, 2018|
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Response from 370carrie | Reviewed this property |
I did a day trip bus trip to Yosemite from San Fran and had a fantastic time. There was visible fire damage in one area from a fire a few months ago, but remember you are getting into the winter season over there and... More
October 31, 2018|
Response from OldWulf | Reviewed this property |
It depends what you regard as "too cold". Are you a skier? Then you know how to dress in layers. Keep your head and hands covered, get good boots etc. Do your research online for the weather conditions. There are lots of... More
October 31, 2018|
Response from OldWulf | Reviewed this property |
Depends what you consider to be "too cold". Dress for skiing with good boots and you'll be fine. Research online weather forecasts then decide.