The distance between Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley is 144.14 miles or 231.92 km. A train trip from Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley typically takes 19 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Yosemite Valley faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 9 hours and 27 minutes to get from Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley.
Going from Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley by train takes over 19 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Saturday trains from Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Yosemite Valley. One train carrier operates regular service on the Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley, which start at £41.55.
Amtrak train tickets from Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley start from £29.20, and on average cost £30.13. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Yosemite Valley. Amtrak in Santa Cruz leaves from Metro Center 920 Pacific Ave, And in Yosemite Valley trains arrive at 9010 Curry Village Drive and 2 other train stations.
From Santa Cruz to Yosemite Valley train travel on Amtrak takes 19 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Yosemite Valley faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 27 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £29.20 for a one-way train ticket to Yosemite Valley.