Area Transportation

Airport Transportation

Visitors can travel to the Mammoth area by bus and/or shuttle as well as taxi once they've arrived in town. Both public transit and private charter services are available, all offering competitive rates and stress-free transport to Mammoth Lakes and surrounds.

If you booked lodging with one of our four lodging properties (Mammoth Mountain Inn, Juniper Springs Resort, The Village Lodge or Tamarack Lodge), there is a free shuttle to and from the airport. The shuttle will be at the airport when you arrive. Check with the front desk of your property for the shuttle schedule to the airport when you leave. 

MMSA Shuttles 

Village to Main Lodge (Bike Park Shuttle): 9:00am - 4:30pm.
Shuttles depart from Mountain Center in the Village every 15 minutes.

Chair 2 Bike Shuttle to Main Lodge: Operates 10:00am - 4:00pm, Monday - Thursday. The last day will be September 14th. 

Reds Meadow Shuttle

The Reds Meadow shuttle bus is no longer running for the season. Visitors can still access the area by driving their own car into the valley. This option will be available into October and normally ends with the first significant snowfall of the winter season. There is an entrance fee payable at the kiosk along the road. For more information call 760.924.7473.

ESTA Public Bus Service:

Year Round Bus Service

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Town Trolley: Snowcreek to the Village

  • Departs Snowcreek - 7:00 am-2:00 am (every 20 minutes / every 30 minutes after midnight)

ESTA Purple Line: Vons to the Village; Year Round

  • Departs Vons – 7:00 am – 6:00 pm (every 30 minutes).


Door-to-Door Year-round Weekdays: 8 AM - 6 PM
Weekends: 9 AM - 4 PM
Call 760-924-3184 for reservations $2.50 - $3.50
Depends on zone

Regional Transportation - Eastern Sierra Transit

395 Regionial Transit Routes (Year-round)
The Eastern Sierra Transit Authority provides public transportation services within the Eastern Sierra Region. Reservations are encouraged in order to guarantee a seat.

Please contact Eastern Sierra Transit Authority for the latest information, schedules and fares. Call 800.922.1930 or visit their website

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North to Reno: Departs from Mammoth Lakes McDonalds (1 Sierra Park Rd); Arrives Reno Airport Departs: 8:20 PM
Arrives:  12:00 PM

Departs: 1:50 PM
Arrives: 5:20 PM
One roundtrip per day
Times vary, please check schedule.
Adult: $46
60 / disabled or youth <16: $42
South to Bishop, Lone Pine, and Lancaster: Departs from Mammoth Lakes McDonalds (1 Sierra Park Rd); Arrives Lancaster Departs: 7:35 AM
Arrives: 12:45 PM

Departs: 2:00 PM
Arrives: 7:00 PM
One roundtrip per day
Times vary, please check schedule.
Adult: $39
60 /disabled or youth <16: $36

Yosemite Transportation (Summer Only)

Expected to run from June through September.
Yosemite Area Regional Transporation System (YARTS) offers bus service from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park. Bus fares are roundtrip and includes park entrance fee. YARTS also connects with Amtrak in Merced and onwards to San Francisco.
Yosemite Shuttle: Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite Valley Daily service in July and August. Weekends only in June and September Departs Park & Ride: 7:17 AM; Returns at 8:33 PM Adult: $30; Child <12 and Seniors <62: $20
Call ahead for reservations: 877.989.2787
  • Depart Mammoth Mountain Inn - 7 AM
  • Depart Juniper Springs Resort - 7:15 AM
  • Depart Mammoth Lakes Park & Ride - 7:17 AM (Old Mammoth Rd. at Tavern Rd.)
  • Depart Shilo Inn - 7:20 AM
  • Arrive in Yosemite Valley - 10:55 AM
  • Depart Yosemite Valley - 5 PM
  • Arrive Shilo Inn - 8:30 PM
  • Arrive Mammoth Lakes Park & Ride - 8:33 PM (Old Mammoth Rd. at Tavern Rd.)
  • Arrive Juniper Springs Resort - 8:35 PM
  • Arrive Mammoth Mountain Inn - 8:50 PM 

3rd Party Tour Operators

These operators run multiple trips a year to Mammoth and may also have available seats on transportation to the resort.