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Martinez - Yosemite Valley Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 2 daily train trips between Martinez and Yosemite Valley. The average train journey from Martinez to Yosemite Valley takes 5 hours and 59 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 5 hours and 11 minutes.

Distance140 mi (225 km)
Fastest train5h 11m
Lowest price$36.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Which train should you take from Martinez to Yosemite Valley?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Martinez to Yosemite Valley. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak26h 0m$36.00
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Martinez to Yosemite Valley every day, as well as 6 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $36.

Frequently Asked Questions

While the train is the main method of transportation from Martinez to Yosemite Valley, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

The distance between Martinez and Yosemite Valley is approximately 140 miles, or 225 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 11 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains from Martinez to Yosemite Valley are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs Martinez at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Martinez twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Yosemite Valley to Martinez.

City Information

Martinez

Martinez is a community in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area located on the southern bank of the Carquinez Strait. It's known for its antique shops and wonderfully preserved historic structures. Martinez, founded in 1849, is one of California's oldest towns, with almost 40,000 residents and a thriving downtown area packed with things to see and do. Martinez is a busy waterfront neighborhood with a diverse range of retail, service, entertainment, and food options.

If you are a museum lover, the Martinez Museum is dedicated to preserving Martinez's history and legacy. If you're not into the museum vibe, you can check out the amazing George Miller Trail, which connects Martinez and Port Costa. The trail is open to walkers, bikers, and equestrians.

Martinez's Amtrak has several train lines that stop in downtown Martinez, making it an ideal mode of transportation to get to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and more. Buses from Laytonville, Rohnert Park, Garberville, Eureka, and Ukiah go to Martinez. The closest airport is the Oakland International Airport, which is about 40 miles away.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Martinez?

Main departure station: 601 Marina Vista Ave

There is one train station in Martinez.

All train stations in Martinez:

  • 601 Marina Vista Ave

Where is the train station in Yosemite Valley?

Main arrival station: 9010 Curry Village Drive

There are more train stations and stops in Yosemite Valley than most cities. Most trains from Martinez will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Yosemite Valley:

All train stations in Yosemite Valley:

  • 9010 Curry Village Drive

  • Camp 4

  • Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

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