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Sometimes it's hard to coordinate with friends who have cars. Or perhaps the driver bailed and you are all ready to go. Or maybe you have a random weekday off and want to hit the slopes with no one else.
You could always rent a car, but it's burdensome and expensive to drive, pay for gas, put on snow chains, etc.You could try carpooling, but there generally isn’t enough critical mass for carpooling to be reliable and safe. And I’m going to assume that a private jet or car hire is not what you’re looking for.
This protip will focus on getting to Yosemite from the San Francisco Bay Area without a car, by public transit. First thing to know is that public transit means two things:
We’ll cover both in this protip. Though honestly, for efficiency, we'd recommend the public charter bus option. Please note, not all itineraries are offered daily; there are differences based on high (May through October) and low season. We've included links to help you further your planning & make final reservations. This information is current for 2015/Spring 2016; always plan your trip in advance.
Step by step instructions
Remember, once you are in the park, there is a network of free shuttles that take you to the main destinations!
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