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Day Trip to Yosemite from San Francisco

Day Trip to Yosemite from San Francisco


Experience the breathtaking beauty, vistas, color, and more of this UNESCO national park. Our best-selling day trip to Yosemite from San Francisco is fully-guided with a certified and local professional and brings you through Yosemite Valley with plenty of time to explore on your own. Snap your own memorable pictures of this amazing scenery, and enjoy the comfort of Gray Line services throughout the day!

13.5 Hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation


  • Full­-day trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Choose from a range of activities at Yosemite, including walking or relaxing at the visitors center
  • Scenic drive through the Sierra Nevada mountain range
  • Views of Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, and Half Dome


  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi and restroom
  • Rest stops
  • Driver-guide and commentary
  • Yosemite National Park entrance fee
  • 1 Hour guided bus tour of Yosemite Valley and free time in Yosemite Valley
  • 3 Hours free time in Yosemite National Park
  • Hotel Pick-up from select San Francisco Hotels (with confirmation from Gray Line Reservations team)

  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Please Note

  • Buses are air-conditioned and the size of the bus depends on the number of passengers booked for that particular day. There are 28, 40, and 56 seat vehicles used for this tour
  • The Yosemite tour takes all day. We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and bring a pillow to sleep on the drive back!

From US$159

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Yosemite National Park Day Trip From San Francisco

13.5 Hours

Price Breakdown:


Departure Location & Details
Check in: 6:45 am
Departure: 7:00 am
Location: Union Square office (478 Post St)
Hotel Pick-up: Time to be confirmed from Gray Line reservations (Contact information on voucher)

Return Location & Details
Return Time: 8:30 pm
Location: GL Office: 478 Post St., San Francisco

Tour Overview
Take in some of the most breathtaking sights California has to offer in this one day tour departing San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Travel in comfort on a coach bus and enjoy a rest stop in the Central Valley where you can take an opportunity to grab a picnic lunch to enjoy in the park! Upon arriving to the National Park entrance, take a scenic drive through the park and enjoy a photo stop at one of Yosemite Valley's most famous viewpoints overlooking the entire Yosemite Valley, Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, and Half Dome. As you travel down to the Yosemite Valley, get up close to El Capitan and Bridalveil falls.

Next, enjoy free time in the Yosemite Valley, where you can take in stellar views of North America's tallest waterfall, Yosemite Falls and hike to the base of the Lower Falls. The Yosemite Valley offers various lunch opportunities, hiking trails, bike rentals, museums, and a number of stops to take advantage of the free shuttle service which will give you access to other parts of the park. This one day tour allows you ample opportunities to see all Yosemite National Park has to offer.
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4.2 / 5   overall customer review rating
a Gray Line customer
Mar 08 2020
Excellent experience! Comfy clean bus. Great driver! Great commentary. Itinerary was great! Will use them again for sure!!!
a Gray Line customer
Feb 16 2020
it was great fun with driver chevly. he was a great photographer for my family. and his recomandation was easy to understand. yosemite was a great place to visit. 5 hour might be a long ride but i think it worth a time and money. our bus was comfortable, clean, and had a 110v plug for a charger.
Thomas Hopkins
Feb 08 2020
Great experience.
a Gray Line customer
Jan 16 2020
Easy to work with and organised.
a Gray Line customer
Jan 07 2020
This tour is worth it for nature lovers.
Norberto Castanares
Dec 31 2019
Muy buena experiencia. Altamente recomendada.
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