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  • Bill <dive_hike@yahoo.com>
    Alex, The CREST (Carson City-Ridgecrest Eastern Sierra Transit) runs from Ridgecrest to Lone Pine and Bishop. Call them for a schedule (800) 922-1930. To get
    Message 1 of 69 , Jan 7, 2003
      Alex,

      The CREST (Carson City-Ridgecrest Eastern Sierra Transit) runs from
      Ridgecrest to Lone Pine and Bishop. Call them for a schedule (800)
      922-1930.

      To get to Ridgecrest, take the Kern Regional Transit (800) 881 5787
      from Lancaster. Its about 90 miles, but I think its a change in
      Mojave.
      http://www.co.kern.ca.us/roads/kernregionaltransit.asp

      You can get to Lancaster from LA on the Metrolink. Its a two hour
      ride from Union Station. http://www.metrolinktrains.com/

      You might also check on Greyhound to Mojave, then Kern Regional to
      Ridgecrest.

      Hope this helps. When are you planning on hiking?
      Best, Bill





      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, alexyera <no_reply@y...> wrote:
      > Does anyone know if there is any kind of transportation (Bus,
      Rail,
      > anything) to Lone Pine or Bishop?
      >
      > I'm planning my thru-hike of th JMT for next summer and can't seem
      > to find anything. I remember there used to be at least greyhound
      a
      > couple of years ago. Did all of this stop??
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Alex.
      > http://www.thehiker.com
    • Kim Fishburn
      I got my route wrong. It s the 42A and B bus. 42A goes from the Airport to downtown Sacramento. 42B goes the other direction. The bus makes a big loop
      Message 69 of 69 , Mar 31
        I got my route wrong. It's the 42A and B bus. 42A goes from the Airport to downtown Sacramento. 42B goes the other direction. The bus makes a big loop connection Sacramento, Davis, Woodland and the airport. 

        Kim

        On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 8:56 PM, Kim Fishburn <animalfarm99@...> wrote:
        The bus from Sacramento to the Airport is the Yolo 41 A or B bus. Ask the driver to make sure you have the right bus or you'll be going the long direction. Don't look for a city bus. It's a Yolo County bus. 

        Kim

        On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 8:44 PM, groundhogsteve@... [johnmuirtrail] <johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com > wrote:
         

        From RNO, take the ESTA bus to Lone Pine.  Others who are more familiar with the southern end will have to tell you how to get to Cottonwood from there.  Do note that the ESTA bus Reno to  Lone Pine only runs certain days of the week.

        From Yosemite Valley, you're right that YARTS 120 service over Tioga Pass will be done for the season by the time you get there.  So will the hiker buses.  In that case, take the YARTS bus to either Fresno (they stop right at the Fresno Airport) or to Merced and take Amtrak to Sacramento (then city bus to the Sacramento Airport, or Amtrak Thruway bus to Reno)  or take Amtrak to the Bay Area - you can get to Oakland and SFO fairly easily.

        If you want assistance with the details, send me an email groundhogsteve at yahoo spot com and I'd be glad to help you out.



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