Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley trains

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Las Vegas - Yosemite Valley Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley. Traveling by train from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley usually takes around 33 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 33 hours and 4 minutes.

Distance809 mi (1302 km)
Fastest train33h 4m
Lowest price$169.25
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 9h 10m$169.25
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 1 Amtrak trains from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $169.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Las Vegas 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.

How long is the train journey from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley?

The distance between Las Vegas and Yosemite Valley is approximately 809 miles, or 1302 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 33 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 33 hours and 4 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Las Vegas at 12:00pm and arrives in Yosemite Valley around 33 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Las Vegas to Yosemite Valley?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. 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 transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Las Vegas?

Main departure station: 500 Railroad Ave at Lincoln

There is one train station in Las Vegas.

All train stations in Las Vegas:

  • 500 Railroad Ave at Lincoln

Where is the train station in Yosemite Valley?

Main arrival station: Camp 4

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

All train stations in Yosemite Valley:

  • Camp 4

  • Yosemite Valley Visitors Center

  • 9010 Curry Village Drive

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