Tuolumne County Transit
We Go There. We Get You There.
COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: Tuolumne County Transit is currently running ROUTE 1, ROUTE 2 and our new Groveland to Columbia route as well as a Public Dial-YOUR-Ride service FREE OF CHARGE! Passengers need to reserve trips by calling into the dispatch center at 209-532-0404. Buses are at full capacity and we continue to encourage passengers to keep wearing masks, though it is no longer mandatory.
Public Transit to Yosemite
via YARTS - Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System
Tuolumne County Transit has partnered with YARTS and Yosemite National Park to help promote the public transit alternative into the Park!
We believe this is a great option for many visitors looking to get to Yosemite, for the following reasons:
Multiple Pickup locations and times (Sonora, Jamestown, Groveland and many Lodging establishments)
Convenience (no driving or parking hassles)
Cost (Adult fare ($32) includes Park entrance fee ($35) and child 12 and younger)
Experience (the drive to Yosemite is dramatic and beautiful, see it all through big windows on the bus)
Bus Only lanes (on busy days in the Park, some lanes are converted to bus only!)
Thanks for considering this option, and if you still have questions, give us a call 877-989-2787, between 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (U.S.). After 6 p.m. message/response phone.
Park Service tips for your visit:
Watch the video below for a sneak peak of what your adventure may be like.
Daily Service is offered between Sonora and Yosemite Valley.
One round trip per day, from May 13th through May 26th, and from Sept. 3rd through Sept. 30th, leaving Black Oak Hotel and Resort* at 7:40 am
Three round trips per day during peak Summer season: May 27th through September 2nd, leaving Black Oak Hotel and Resort* at 6:40am; 7:40 am and 8:40am
* (multiple pickup locations along the route, see schedule below)
(links leave Tuolumne County Transit site to yarts.com)