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See Yosemite in 1 Day! By Amtrak Train
14 Hour Itinerary from San Francisco
  • Start at: The Ferry Building (Downtown SF) 7am
  • Guided Shuttle to Emeryville
  • Amtrak Train Departs Emeryville
  • Comfortable Train Ride (3 Hours)
  • Shuttle to Valley Floor (2 Hours)
  • 2 Hour Yosemite Valley Floor Tour (Option)
    • See: Half Dome
    • El Capitan
    • Bridal Veil Falls
    • Sentinel Bridge
    • Yosemite Falls
    • See much more on this Guided Tour!
  • Or...More Free-Time Option without Valley Tour
  • Depart Yosemite Lodge at the Falls (4:20pm)
  • Yosemite Shuttle to Train Station (2 Hours)
  • Comfortable Train Ride (3 Hours)
  • Arrive at Ferry Building in SF (10:00pm)
  • Hotel Drop-Off (Downtown/Union Sq/Fisherman's Wharf)
Yosemite Tour Train

Ferry Building

Morning Train Ride


About the Train Ride to Yosemite

  • Comfortable Seating
  • Well Air-conditioned
  • Fun, Unique way to Yosemite Valley
  • Amtrak Branded
  • Cafe Car, and Lounge
  • Can sleep aboard the train easily
  • Many on-board bathrooms
  • Amazing California Views from Train

Highlights of Optional: Open Air Valley Floor Tram Tour

  • Only tour company that offers this as an option.
  • Tram Tour is guided by actual Park Rangers rather than a Tour Guide.
  • Often times they work on bear duty before and after the tram tour - cool!
  • See it all from the Valley Floor: Half Dome, El Capitan, Tunnel view, Sentinel Bridge and much more...
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Benefits of our Yosemite Train Tour

  • New: 3 Yosemite Pricing Options (Free time Option, Shuttle Tour or Tram Tour Options)
  • The train gets you to the valley floor before most other comparable tours do
  • Comfortable Train Ride To/From Yosemite
  • Don't waste time getting food at Yosemite, get it on the train ride
  • For more information, see our Yosemite Frequently Asked Questions


"Finally! An SF Tour Company has found a way to take the train to Yosemite and not just the bus."

This Yosemite Train Tour gives you three options to do what you want in Yosemite...More Free Time, or Shuttle Tour or the popular Open Air Tram Tour!

Pricing & Schedule from San Francisco

Tour Times

Thursday - Monday
7:00 AM - 10:15 PM
From SF Ferry Building

Two Pricing Options:

$139 or $159 Adult
(Children: Save $5)

For pricing information, click here.

(Includes Yosemite Entry Fee,
Amtrak Train *Roundtrip* Ride

Tour Length
14.5 Hours

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Pricing & Schedule from East Bay

Tour Times

Thursday - Monday
7:45 AM - 11:30 PM
From Emeryville
Amtrak Station

Two Pricing Options

$139 or $159 Adult
(Children: Save $5)

For pricing information, click here.

(Includes Yosemite Entry Fee, ,
Amtrak Train *Roundtrip*Ride

Tour Length
14.0 Hours

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Stay in Yosemite Overnight, on our Two Day Tour

The 2 Day Itinerary Via Train gives you the opportunity to stay later in the park and continue the tour and be in Yosemite Valley early the next morning with plenty of time to visit. Several hotels are available. Pleaae visit YosemitePark.com to book your hotel then book our 2 day tour.

2 Day Yosemite Hotel Options (Amtrak Train Tours):

Ahwahnee Hotel

Ahwahnee Hotel

A celebrity classic hotel on the valley floor. It's the most prestigious hotel around.

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Yosemite View Lodge

Yosemite View Lodge

Just 30 minutes away from the Valley Floor. A comfortable stay with good value.

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Cedar Lodge

Yosemite Cedar Lodge

Just 45 minutes away from the Valley Floor, Another nice stay with great value.

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Curry Village

Yosemite Famous Formations

Affordable way to stay on the Valley Floor without driving. Sells out very fast!

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Yosemite Lodge at the Falls

Yosemite Cedar Lodge

This Hotel is inside the Valley Flloor and sells out 6 months in advance

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Tour Details Here: This Yosemite Tour by Train is very popular. Book Early!. No other tour company from San Francisco or East Bay has the Amtrak train option as part of the tour. Please note that we are taking the Train roundtrip to Yosemite and then we are taking a Yosemite shuttle (a little over 2 hours) into the valley floor. On the way home we are taking our shuttle from the Valley Floor to the Amtrak train station and then from the Train station in Emeryville we are again taking our shuttle back to your SF Hotel. The key meeting point during the tour Yosemite Lodge at the Falls Hotel. That is where you will be dropped off and that is where you will pickup the Yosemite Shuttle at 6pm to start your return back. No worries, there is a Tour Guide with you during these important elements of the tour such as during the train and shuttle rides to give you important information and make sure you do not get lost during the tour. Finally, hotel drop-off for San Francisco customers who are staying at either a Union Square or Financial District hotel. Otherwise, you will be dropped off at a Taxi stand to get to your hotel. Please call us Toll Free at 1-866-991-8687 for more information on this Yosemite Tour.


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