Sequoia & Kings Canyon are open during road improvements.



The route to Visalia is easier than ever. Whether you decide to drive, take a train, or fly, Visalia is conveniently located in the center of the state and about 45 miles from Yosemite International Airport and about a 3 hour drive from Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento. 

With nonstop flights arriving in Fresno Yosemite International Airport, simply pick your departure point and surround yourself in nature in no time at all. An easy 45 minutes south from the airport, Visalia is your gateway to adventure in Sequoia National Park and beyond. 

From Fresno Yosemite International Airport, follow State Highway 99 south to Highway 198 East toward Visalia/Sequoia National Park. 

The Sequoia Shuttle is back for the 2024 season! Starting May 23, riders can enjoy a relaxing drive from most Visalia hotels into Sequoia National Park.

The Sequoia Shuttle operates all summer, until September 2, departing from most Visalia hotels several times a day, seven days a week. Reservations are required and round-trip tickets are only $20, with unlimited free shuttle service inside the park.

Get the most out of your visit to Sequoia National Park and leave your car behind to enjoy destinations throughout the Giant Forest including Giant Forest Museum, General Sherman Tree, Moro Rock, Lodgepole Visitor Center and Campground, Crescent Meadow, and Wuksachi Lodge. 

Don’t waste time looking for parking or paying park entry fees, take the shuttle - Call 877-287-4453 to book your reservation now. Or for more information about the shuttle visit SEQUOIASHUTTLE.COM

Fresno Yosemite International Airport provides safe, convenient nonstop air service connections for business and leisure travelers, serving the Central San Joaquin Valley, a six-county region with a population base of nearly 1 million. Fly Fresno.  


V-LINE provides affordable, convenient, and easy-to-use Visalia-Fresno shuttle service. V-LINE offers six trips per day, beginning as early as 4 a.m. for airport travelers and early risers, seven days a week. V-LINE is the perfect choice for airport travelers.

Each 20-passenger V-LINE shuttle has comfortable seats, free Wi-Fi, USB charging ports, and storage racks. All shuttles are wheelchair-accessible and can accommodate two wheelchairs per trip.  

Ride V-Line 1-877-404-6473 

Visalia has lots of public transportation options for visitors and residents alike. The centrally-located downtown Transit Center hub has plenty of parking nearby for an easy Park and Ride connection to shopping malls, businesses, and attractions. 

The Transit Center is the hub for the in-town City Coach Service and for the Tulare County Area Transit system serving outlying cities. It also sends buses to the closest train station. Visalia Transit System Map

From limos to double-decker buses, Classic Charter helps with your group needs. Personal van rentals from Visalia Van Rental, local taxi services, The Sequoia Shuttle, and more help your travels in and around Visalia to be extremely easy. 

The nearest Amtrak station to Visalia is located in Hanford, California, which is approx. 22 miles outside of the city. The Hanford Station serves the San Joaquin Route, which runs multiple times daily between Sacramento and Bakersfield, with major stops in Oakland, Stockton, Fresno, Modesto and Merced. Amtrak connecting bus service takes passengers to Visalia's downtown located Transit Center via Greyhound.

Enjoy FREE parking throughput Downtown Visalia.

©2024 Visalia Convention & Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 2734 Visalia, CA 93279
112 E Main St, Visalia, CA 93291
(800) 524-0303 : (559) 334-0141
Visitor Center Hours
Monday - Friday 8am-5pm