Train To Yosemite National Park Rail Service

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Train Service

Take a convenient ride along the San Joaquin Amtrak Route, connecting San Francisco, Sacramento, Fresno and Merced. Or hop aboard the Sugar Pine Railroad for a fun family activity, just outside of Wawona. Read More

  • Make Amtrak Train Reservations Online for the San Joaquim Route, connecting San Francisco, Sacramento, and Fresno with Merced.
  • Ride the scenic and historic Sugar Pine Railroad in Fish Camp.


Yosemite National Park is accessed by Amtrak's San Joaquim Route, which connects the San Francisco Area, Sacramento, Fresno and Bakersfield. YARTS operates bus rides between Merced and the Yosemite Valley.

  • Reservations
    Make Reservations Online or Call Amtrak at 800-872-7245.

  • Nearby Train Stations
    The Merced Station is closest to Yosemite National Park. Once at the station, board a YARTS bus to access Yosemite National Park.
  • Schedules
    Multiple trains arrive in Merced daily. Check the Amtrak Schedule online.

Sugar Pine Railroad

Learn about history and take in the views on this exciting 4 mile train ride.

  • Reservations
    Call (559) 683-7273 or Book Online.
  • Location
    The Sugar Pine Railroad is located at 56001 Hwy 41 in Fish Camp, just south of Wawona.
  • Rates
    Three different trips are available:
    • Jenny Railcars: Adult $19, Child (3-12) $9.50
    • Logger Steam Train: Adult $24, Child (3-12) $12
    • Moonlight Special: Adult $58, Child (3-12) $29
  • Schedules
    Train rides are available multiple times a day from March through October. Check the train schedule.