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Town & Regional Transit

Take the Bus

After you arrive in Mammoth, you can leave your car parked and easily get around to the region's many points of interest – including Yosemite and Devils Postpile – by utilizing the local transit options. If don't drive or fly to Mammoth, you can also get here via several regional transportation options.

Download the free Transit mobile app, which offers up-to-the-minute arrival/departure times for the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) operated transit so you know exactly when your ride is coming.


 Summer Transit Map

Around Town

Town Trolley  |  Operates Every 30 Minutes 7AM–10PM

Offers free service throughout town, including stops at Canyon Lodge, Juniper Springs Resort and The Village. Departs Snowcreek Athletic Club starting at 7AM, with the last departure from The Village at 9:46PM. Passengers can transfer to the Bike Park Shuttle for transit up to Mammoth Mountain from 9AM–4:30PM.

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Purple Line  | Operates Every 30 minutes from 7AM–6PM 

Offers service between downtown and The Village at Mammoth, with stops also at the RV park,  Welcome Center and Cerro Coso Community College. Departs Vons supermarket starting at 7AM, with the last departure at 5:30PM.

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Dial-a-Ride  |  Operates Weekdays 8AM–5PM (Limited Service 11:45AM–3PM)

This door-to-door route operates year-round for the general public. ADA Complementary Paratransit service is available during periods when the fixed route is operating, and outside of posted Dial-a-Ride hours. Depending on the zone, the ride can cost $2.40–$4.20.

More Info  |  Call 760.924.3148 for Reservations
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To the Adventure Center & Bike Park at Main Lodge

Mammoth Bike Park Shuttle  |  Operates Every 15 Minutes 9AM–4:30PM  

Offers service between The Village at Mammoth and Mammoth Mountain's Main Lodge. Rides are free for Adventure Center visitors, hikers or site-seers wanting to connect to the Reds Meadow Shuttle. A valid bike park ticket is required to transport bicycles. Last Bike Park Shuttle departs The Village at 4:30PM.

To the Mammoth Lakes Basin

Lakes Basin Trolley  |  Operates Every Hour, 9AM–6PM

Offers free service along Lake Mary Rd including stops at Tamarack Lodge, Lake Mary Marina, Pokonobe Lodge, Wildyrie Lodge, and the Horseshoe Lake parking area. Departs The Village on Canyon Blvd starting at 9AM, with the last departure from Horseshoe Lake at 5:26PM.

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To Devils Postpile & Reds Meadow

Reds Meadow Shuttle  |  Operates Every 45 Minutes 7:30–9:45AM & 4:45–7PM,  Every 20 Minutes 10AM–4PM  

Shuttle Service has Concluded for the 2018 Summer

Offers service from the Adventure Center at Main Lodge to the Reds Meadow area, including access to Devils Postpile, Rainbow Falls, Reds Meadow Resort and several popular hiking trail heads. The Mammoth Bike Park Shuttle can be utilize for transportation between The Village and the Adventure Center. Tickets are required – available for purchase at the Adventure Center. Last shuttle departs Reads Meadow at 7:45PM.

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To June Lake

ESTA  |  Daily – Departs at 8:30AM , Returns at 5:25PM

Offering service to/from June Lake once daily. Departs The Village (on Canyon Blvd) at 8:30AM, arriving at June Lake Beach at 9AM.  The return bus departs the June Lake beach at 5PM, arriving at The Village at 5:25PM. The free June Lake Shuttle and Dial-A-Ride (fee required) offer transit service within June Lake.   

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To Yosemite National Park

YARTS |  Departs Town at 8:20AM , Returns at 8PM

The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) offers service to/from Yosemite National Park from various pick-up locations around Mammoth Lakes. Bus fares include round-trip cost and park entrance fee. YARTS also offers routes that connect with the Amtrak train station in Merced, making car-less travel easy.

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Along Hwy 395

ESTA  |  Offers Service between Lancaster & Reno

Visit the beautiful sites along the Hwy 395 corridor that runs parallel to the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Reservations are encouraged for travel on the 395 Routes in order to guarantee a seat. Buses are equipped with bike racks and offer cargo room (limit 2 bags plus carry-on). Skis and snowboards are allowed at no additional charge.

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