How to get to the California Vipassana Center

The Center is located in the Sierra foothills just south of Yosemite in the town of North Fork. Bus and rail connections are one hour away by car in Madera and Fresno, as well as Fresno’s International Airport. Once your course application has been approved, you will receive directions to the Center and a complete list of physical requirements and suggestions. If you can offer a ride or need a ride, we have a ride share for students to carpool to the center.

Visitors:
Please pre-arrange all Center visits. No drop-in visitors will be accommodated.

Registered Students and Servers:
California Vipassana Center
58503 Road 225

North Fork, CA. 93643 Voicemail: +1 559 876-8760 Ext. 1
Email: [email protected]

By Car

Directions from the North (San Francisco Bay Area, Madera, etc):

The California Vipassana Center is approximately 3 ½ hours South-East from San Francisco. Allow more time for heavy traffic.

  • On Hwy 99 South, take the Central Madera exit
  • Turn left on the exit ramp onto I St.
  • At second light, turn left onto Yosemite Ave
  • Yosemite Ave will become Hwy 145. Continue driving on Hwy 145 for 14 ½ miles
  • Turn left (north) onto Hwy 41
  • Go North on Hwy 41 for 8 ½ miles
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto Rd 200 (O’Neals Road)
  • Do Not depend on GPS at this point. Check your mileage. Continue for 17 miles. Remain on this road through North Fork
  • As you drive through North Fork, you will pass a Chevron gas station on the right and North Fork Market on the left. At this point the road continues as Road 225.
  • From North Fork Market, continue 2 miles on Road 225 to the California Vipassana Center driveway on the left. Look for the California Vipassana Center sign. 

 

Directions from the South (Los Angeles, Fresno, etc):

The California Vipassana Center is approximately 4 ½ hours North from Los Angeles. Allow more time for heavy traffic.

  • On Hwy 99, take Hwy 41 North following the signs for Yosemite. Continue on Hwy 41 through the intersection of 41 and Hwy 145.
  • At the intersection of Highways 145 and 41 continue North on Hwy 41 for 8 ½ miles.
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto Rd 200 (O’Neals Road).
  • Do Not depend on GPS at this point. Check your mileage. Continue for 17 miles. Remain on this road through North Fork.
  • As you drive through North Fork, you will pass a Chevron gas station on the right and North Fork Market on the left. At this point the road continues as Road 225.
  • From North Fork Market, continue 2 miles on Road 225 to the California Vipassana Center driveway on the left. Look for the California Vipassana Center sign. 

Ride-share Offer: If you are able to offer someone a ride, please enter your name on the ride-share board using the link found in your acceptance letter.

By Air: Fresno International Airport (FAT)

The California Vipassana Center (CVC) is located one hour north of Fresno by car.  The Fresno International Airport (FAT) is the closest airport.  Do not fly into Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO) as your final destination, CVC does not pick up students in Fresno.

 
How to get to the Center from the Fresno Airport:
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer to peer: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno Airport arrival time.

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

By Train or Bus

CVC is located in the rural foothills of the Sierra Nevada and local transportation is challenging and undeveloped.  

ARRIVING TO MADERA:

CVC is not responsible for students who miss Madera public transportation connections. CVC does not pick up students in Madera.

By Train: Amtrak, 18770 Rd 26, Madera, CA, 93637

By Bus: Greyhound,  Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, 123 N E St #101, Madera, CA 93637

 
From Madera to the Center:

Shuttle: Madera County Connection shuttle (MCC), a local rural shuttle service from Madera to the North Fork Market will take 2 hours however it only costs $2.00 cash only, exact fare required.  Email the Center the day before to arrange pick up at the North Fork Market.

The MCC shuttle departs from the Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, same location as the Greyhound station. 

  • Recommended: To arrive in time for CVC course registration, arrive in Madera in time to catch the 10:45 a.m. MCC shuttle.
  • The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. arriving North Fork at 6:48 p.m.
 
From the Amtrak Station to the Center:

The Madera Amtrak station is only a platform located in a rural agricultural area 5 miles from town. It is unstaffed. The station has a payphone, Quik-Trak automated ticket kiosk, restrooms, and two shelters, but no indoor waiting area. Once you arrive at the Amtrak station, you’ll need to take a taxi/ Uber/ Lyft to the MCC Terminal.  Call taxi ahead – Madera Cab Co. +1 559-674-2411 (approx. $15.00).

*MCC Shuttle Schedule from Madera to North Fork Market (as of June, 2020)

  • Departs Madera 3 times per day, Monday to Friday. NOT ON HOLIDAYS OR WEEKENDS
  • For MCC schedule call 559-661-3040 or see their schedule online

           IMPORTANT:  If students miss their public transportation connection in Madera, they need to pay for a taxi from Madera to the Center. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. Monday – Friday.

                                                                                   Departs: Madera, 5:51 a.m.
                                                                                   Arrives: North Fork Market, 8:06 a.m.

                                                                                   Departs: Madera, 10:45 a.m.
                                                                                   Arrives: North Fork Market, 1:02 p.m.

                                                                                   Departs: Madera, 4:33 p.m.
                                                                                   Arrives: North Fork Market, 6:48 p.m.

Ride-share: Using the link to the ride-share board found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate your Madera arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

Peer-to-peer Service: Uber | Lyft

Taxi: Direct from Madera to the Center is 1 hour. It will cost approx. $130.00.  Madera Cab Co. 559-674-2411. Call ahead.

ARRIVING TO FRESNO:

 
By Train: Amtrak: 2650 Tulare St. Fresno, CA 93721

By Bus: Greyhound: 2660 Tulare St. Fresno CA 93721

 
From Fresno to the Center:
 
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer-to-peer service: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

From North Fork market to the center

To arrange a pickup from the North Fork Market, please inform the Center in advance of your arrival time on MCC.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 559 876-8760 ext. 1
Center Address: 58503 Rd. 225, North Fork, CA. 93643

IMPORTANT:
You must be certain your Amtrak train or Greyhound bus to Madera arrives on a weekday and in time for you to take the MCC bus to North Fork Market. Try to arrive in Madera in time to take the 10:45 a.m. shuttle to North Fork Market. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m.

How to Get to the California Vipassana Center

The Center is located in the Sierra foothills just south of Yosemite in the town of North Fork. Bus and rail connections are one hour away by car in Madera and Fresno, as well as Fresno’s International Airport.

Once your course application has been approved, you will receive directions to the Center and a complete list of physical requirements and suggestions. If you can offer a ride or need a ride, we have a ride share for students to carpool to the center.

 

Visitors:
Please pre-arrange all Center visits. No drop-in visitors will be accommodated.

Registered Students and Servers:
California Vipassana Center
58503 Road 225 North Fork, CA. 93643

Voicemail: +1 559 876-8760 Ext. 1

Email: [email protected]

By Car

Directions from the North (San Francisco Bay Area, Madera, etc):

The California Vipassana Center is approximately 3 ½ hours South-East from San Francisco. Allow more time for heavy traffic.

  • On Hwy 99 South, take the Central Madera exit
  • Turn left on the exit ramp onto I St.
  • At second light, turn left onto Yosemite Ave
  • Yosemite Ave will become Hwy 145. Continue driving on Hwy 145 for 14 ½ miles
  • Turn left (north) onto Hwy 41
  • Go North on Hwy 41 for 8 ½ miles
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto Rd 200 (O’Neals Road)
  • Do Not depend on GPS at this point. Check your mileage. Continue for 17 miles. Remain on this road through North Fork
  • As you drive through North Fork, you will pass a Chevron gas station on the right and North Fork Market on the left. At this point the road continues as Road 225.
  • From North Fork Market, continue 2 miles on Road 225 to the California Vipassana Center driveway on the left. Look for the California Vipassana Center sign. 

 

Directions from the South (Los Angeles, Fresno, etc):

The California Vipassana Center is approximately 4 ½ hours North from Los Angeles. Allow more time for heavy traffic.

  • On Hwy 99, take Hwy 41 North following the signs for Yosemite. Continue on Hwy 41 through the intersection of 41 and Hwy 145.
  • At the intersection of Highways 145 and 41 continue North on Hwy 41 for 8 ½ miles.
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto Rd 200 (O’Neals Road).
  • Do Not depend on GPS at this point. Check your mileage. Continue for 17 miles. Remain on this road through North Fork.
  • As you drive through North Fork, you will pass a Chevron gas station on the right and North Fork Market on the left. At this point the road continues as Road 225.
  • From North Fork Market, continue 2 miles on Road 225 to the California Vipassana Center driveway on the left. Look for the California Vipassana Center sign. 

Ride-share Offer: If you are able to offer someone a ride, please enter your name on the ride-share board using the link found in your acceptance letter.

By Air: Fresno International Airport (FAT)

The California Vipassana Center (CVC) is located one hour north of Fresno by car.  The Fresno International Airport (FAT) is the closest airport.  Do not fly into Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO) as your final destination, CVC does not pick up students in Fresno.

 
How to get to the Center from the Fresno Airport:
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer to peer: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno Airport arrival time.

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

By Train or Bus

CVC is located in the rural foothills of the Sierra Nevada and local transportation is challenging and undeveloped.  

ARRIVING TO MADERA:

CVC is not responsible for students who miss Madera public transportation connections. CVC does not pick up students in Madera.

By Train: Amtrak, 18770 Rd 26, Madera, CA, 93637

By Bus: Greyhound,  Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, 123 N E St #101, Madera, CA 93637

 
From Madera to the Center:

Shuttle: Madera County Connection shuttle (MCC), a local rural shuttle service from Madera to the North Fork Market will take 2 hours however it only costs $2.00 cash only, exact fare required.  Email the Center the day before to arrange pick up at the North Fork Market.

The MCC shuttle departs from the Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, same location as the Greyhound station. 

  • Recommended: To arrive in time for CVC course registration, arrive in Madera in time to catch the 10:45 a.m. MCC shuttle.
  • The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. arriving North Fork at 6:48 p.m.
 
From the Amtrak Station to the Center:

The Madera Amtrak station is only a platform located in a rural agricultural area 5 miles from town. It is unstaffed. The station has a payphone, Quik-Trak automated ticket kiosk, restrooms, and two shelters, but no indoor waiting area. Once you arrive at the Amtrak station, you’ll need to take a taxi/ Uber/ Lyft to the MCC Terminal.  Call taxi ahead – Madera Cab Co. +1 559-674-2411 (approx. $15.00).

*MCC Shuttle Schedule from Madera to North Fork Market (as of June, 2020)

  • Departs Madera 3 times per day, Monday to Friday. NOT ON HOLIDAYS OR WEEKENDS
  • For MCC schedule call 559-661-3040 or see their schedule online

           IMPORTANT:  If students miss their public transportation connection in Madera, they need to pay for a taxi from Madera to the Center. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. Monday – Friday.

                                                     Departs: Madera, 5:51 a.m.
                                                     Arrives: North Fork Market, 8:06 a.m.

                                                     Departs: Madera, 10:45 a.m.
                                                     Arrives: North Fork Market, 1:02 p.m.

                                                     Departs: Madera, 4:33 p.m.
                                                     Arrives: North Fork Market, 6:48 p.m.

Ride-share: Using the link to the ride-share board found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate your Madera arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

Peer-to-peer Service: Uber | Lyft

Taxi: Direct from Madera to the Center is 1 hour. It will cost approx. $130.00.  Madera Cab Co. 559-674-2411. Call ahead.

ARRIVING TO FRESNO:

 
By Train: Amtrak: 2650 Tulare St. Fresno, CA 93721

By Bus: Greyhound: 2660 Tulare St. Fresno CA 93721

 
From Fresno to the Center:
 
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer-to-peer service: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

CVC is located in the rural foothills of the Sierra Nevada and local transportation is challenging and undeveloped.  

ARRIVING TO MADERA:

CVC is not responsible for students who miss Madera public transportation connections. CVC does not pick up students in Madera.

By Train: Amtrak, 18770 Rd 26, Madera, CA, 93637

By Bus: Greyhound,  Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, 123 N E St #101, Madera, CA 93637

 
From Madera to the Center:

Shuttle: Madera County Connection shuttle (MCC), a local rural shuttle service from Madera to the North Fork Market will take 2 hours however it only costs $2.00 cash only, exact fare required.  Email the Center the day before to arrange pick up at the North Fork Market.

The MCC shuttle departs from the Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, same location as the Greyhound station. 

  • Recommended: To arrive in time for CVC course registration, arrive in Madera in time to catch the 10:45 a.m. MCC shuttle.
  • The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. arriving North Fork at 6:48 p.m.
 
From the Amtrak Station to the Center:

The Madera Amtrak station is only a platform located in a rural agricultural area 5 miles from town. It is unstaffed. The station has a payphone, Quik-Trak automated ticket kiosk, restrooms, and two shelters, but no indoor waiting area. Once you arrive at the Amtrak station, you’ll need to take a taxi/ Uber/ Lyft to the MCC Terminal.  Call taxi ahead – Madera Cab Co. +1 559-674-2411 (approx. $15.00).

*MCC Shuttle Schedule from Madera to North Fork Market (as of June, 2020)

  • Departs Madera 3 times per day, Monday to Friday. NOT ON HOLIDAYS OR WEEKENDS
  • For MCC schedule call 559-661-3040 or see their schedule online

           IMPORTANT:  If students miss their public transportation connection in Madera, they need to pay for a taxi from Madera to the Center. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. Monday – Friday.

                                                            Departs: Madera, 5:51 a.m.
 Arrives: North Fork Market, 8:06 a.m.

 Departs: Madera, 10:45 a.m.
 Arrives: North Fork Market, 1:02 p.m.

 Departs: Madera, 4:33 p.m.
 Arrives: North Fork Market, 6:48 p.m.

Ride-share: Using the link to the ride-share board found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate your Madera arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

Peer-to-peer Service: Uber | Lyft

Taxi: Direct from Madera to the Center is 1 hour. It will cost approx. $130.00.  Madera Cab Co. 559-674-2411. Call ahead.

ARRIVING TO FRESNO:

 
By Train: Amtrak: 2650 Tulare St. Fresno, CA 93721

By Bus: Greyhound: 2660 Tulare St. Fresno CA 93721

 
From Fresno to the Center:
 
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer-to-peer service: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

From North Fork Market To The Center

To arrange a pickup from the North Fork Market, please inform the Center in advance of your arrival time on MCC.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 559 876-8760 ext. 1
Center Address: 58503 Rd. 225, North Fork, CA. 93643

IMPORTANT:
You must be certain your Amtrak train or Greyhound bus to Madera arrives on a weekday and in time for you to take the MCC bus to North Fork Market. Try to arrive in Madera in time to take the 10:45 a.m. shuttle to North Fork Market. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m.

How to Get to the California Vipassana Center

The Center is located in the Sierra foothills just south of Yosemite in the town of North Fork. Bus and rail connections are one hour away by car in Madera and Fresno, as well as Fresno’s International Airport.

Once your course application has been approved, you will receive directions to the Center and a complete list of physical requirements and suggestions. If you can offer a ride or need a ride, we have a ride share for students to carpool to the center.

Visitors:
Please pre-arrange all Center visits. No drop-in visitors will be accommodated.

Registered Students and Servers:
California Vipassana Center
58503 Road 225 North Fork, CA. 93643

Voicemail: +1 559 876-8760 Ext. 1

Email: [email protected]

By Car

Directions from the North (San Francisco Bay Area, Madera, etc):

The California Vipassana Center is approximately 3 ½ hours South-East from San Francisco. Allow more time for heavy traffic.

  • On Hwy 99 South, take the Central Madera exit
  • Turn left on the exit ramp onto I St.
  • At second light, turn left onto Yosemite Ave
  • Yosemite Ave will become Hwy 145. Continue driving on Hwy 145 for 14 ½ miles
  • Turn left (north) onto Hwy 41
  • Go North on Hwy 41 for 8 ½ miles
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto Rd 200 (O’Neals Road)
  • Do Not depend on GPS at this point. Check your mileage. Continue for 17 miles. Remain on this road through North Fork
  • As you drive through North Fork, you will pass a Chevron gas station on the right and North Fork Market on the left. At this point the road continues as Road 225.
  • From North Fork Market, continue 2 miles on Road 225 to the California Vipassana Center driveway on the left. Look for the California Vipassana Center sign. 

 

Directions from the South (Los Angeles, Fresno, etc):

The California Vipassana Center is approximately 4 ½ hours North from Los Angeles. Allow more time for heavy traffic.

  • On Hwy 99, take Hwy 41 North following the signs for Yosemite. Continue on Hwy 41 through the intersection of 41 and Hwy 145.
  • At the intersection of Highways 145 and 41 continue North on Hwy 41 for 8 ½ miles.
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto Rd 200 (O’Neals Road).
  • Do Not depend on GPS at this point. Check your mileage. Continue for 17 miles. Remain on this road through North Fork.
  • As you drive through North Fork, you will pass a Chevron gas station on the right and North Fork Market on the left. At this point the road continues as Road 225.
  • From North Fork Market, continue 2 miles on Road 225 to the California Vipassana Center driveway on the left. Look for the California Vipassana Center sign. 

Ride-share Offer: If you are able to offer someone a ride, please enter your name on the ride-share board using the link found in your acceptance letter.

By Air: Fresno International Airport (FAT)

The California Vipassana Center (CVC) is located one hour north of Fresno by car.  The Fresno International Airport (FAT) is the closest airport.  Do not fly into Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO) as your final destination, CVC does not pick up students in Fresno.

 
How to get to the Center from the Fresno Airport:
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer to peer: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno Airport arrival time.

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

By Train or Bus

CVC is located in the rural foothills of the Sierra Nevada and local transportation is challenging and undeveloped.  

ARRIVING TO MADERA:

CVC is not responsible for students who miss Madera public transportation connections. CVC does not pick up students in Madera.

By Train: Amtrak, 18770 Rd 26, Madera, CA, 93637

By Bus: Greyhound,  Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, 123 N E St #101, Madera, CA 93637

 
From Madera to the Center:

Shuttle: Madera County Connection shuttle (MCC), a local rural shuttle service from Madera to the North Fork Market will take 2 hours however it only costs $2.00 cash only, exact fare required.  Email the Center the day before to arrange pick up at the North Fork Market.

The MCC shuttle departs from the Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, same location as the Greyhound station. 

  • Recommended: To arrive in time for CVC course registration, arrive in Madera in time to catch the 10:45 a.m. MCC shuttle.
  • The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. arriving North Fork at 6:48 p.m.
 
From the Amtrak Station to the Center:

The Madera Amtrak station is only a platform located in a rural agricultural area 5 miles from town. It is unstaffed. The station has a payphone, Quik-Trak automated ticket kiosk, restrooms, and two shelters, but no indoor waiting area. Once you arrive at the Amtrak station, you’ll need to take a taxi/ Uber/ Lyft to the MCC Terminal.  Call taxi ahead – Madera Cab Co. +1 559-674-2411 (approx. $15.00).

*MCC Shuttle Schedule from Madera to North Fork Market (as of June, 2020)

  • Departs Madera 3 times per day, Monday to Friday. NOT ON HOLIDAYS OR WEEKENDS
  • For MCC schedule call 559-661-3040 or see their schedule online

           IMPORTANT:  If students miss their public transportation connection in Madera, they need to pay for a taxi from Madera to the Center. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. Monday – Friday.

                                                     Departs: Madera, 5:51 a.m.
                                                     Arrives: North Fork Market, 8:06 a.m.

                                                     Departs: Madera, 10:45 a.m.
                                                     Arrives: North Fork Market, 1:02 p.m.

                                                     Departs: Madera, 4:33 p.m.
                                                     Arrives: North Fork Market, 6:48 p.m.

Ride-share: Using the link to the ride-share board found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate your Madera arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

Peer-to-peer Service: Uber | Lyft

Taxi: Direct from Madera to the Center is 1 hour. It will cost approx. $130.00.  Madera Cab Co. 559-674-2411. Call ahead.

ARRIVING TO FRESNO:

 
By Train: Amtrak: 2650 Tulare St. Fresno, CA 93721

By Bus: Greyhound: 2660 Tulare St. Fresno CA 93721

 
From Fresno to the Center:
 
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer-to-peer service: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

CVC is located in the rural foothills of the Sierra Nevada and local transportation is challenging and undeveloped.  

ARRIVING TO MADERA:

CVC is not responsible for students who miss Madera public transportation connections. CVC does not pick up students in Madera.

By Train: Amtrak, 18770 Rd 26, Madera, CA, 93637

By Bus: Greyhound,  Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, 123 N E St #101, Madera, CA 93637

 
From Madera to the Center:

Shuttle: Madera County Connection shuttle (MCC), a local rural shuttle service from Madera to the North Fork Market will take 2 hours however it only costs $2.00 cash only, exact fare required.  Email the Center the day before to arrange pick up at the North Fork Market.

The MCC shuttle departs from the Intermodal/ Downtown Madera Station, same location as the Greyhound station. 

  • Recommended: To arrive in time for CVC course registration, arrive in Madera in time to catch the 10:45 a.m. MCC shuttle.
  • The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. arriving North Fork at 6:48 p.m.
 
From the Amtrak Station to the Center:

The Madera Amtrak station is only a platform located in a rural agricultural area 5 miles from town. It is unstaffed. The station has a payphone, Quik-Trak automated ticket kiosk, restrooms, and two shelters, but no indoor waiting area. Once you arrive at the Amtrak station, you’ll need to take a taxi/ Uber/ Lyft to the MCC Terminal.  Call taxi ahead – Madera Cab Co. +1 559-674-2411 (approx. $15.00).

*MCC Shuttle Schedule from Madera to North Fork Market (as of June, 2020)

  • Departs Madera 3 times per day, Monday to Friday. NOT ON HOLIDAYS OR WEEKENDS
  • For MCC schedule call 559-661-3040 or see their schedule online

           IMPORTANT:  If students miss their public transportation connection in Madera, they need to pay for a taxi from Madera to the Center. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m. Monday – Friday.

                                                            Departs: Madera, 5:51 a.m.
 Arrives: North Fork Market, 8:06 a.m.

 Departs: Madera, 10:45 a.m.
 Arrives: North Fork Market, 1:02 p.m.

 Departs: Madera, 4:33 p.m.
 Arrives: North Fork Market, 6:48 p.m.

Ride-share: Using the link to the ride-share board found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate your Madera arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

Peer-to-peer Service: Uber | Lyft

Taxi: Direct from Madera to the Center is 1 hour. It will cost approx. $130.00.  Madera Cab Co. 559-674-2411. Call ahead.

ARRIVING TO FRESNO:

 
By Train: Amtrak: 2650 Tulare St. Fresno, CA 93721

By Bus: Greyhound: 2660 Tulare St. Fresno CA 93721

 
From Fresno to the Center:
 
Taxi: Google search for taxi information (approx. $130.00)

Peer-to-peer service: Uber | Lyft

Ride-share board: Using the link found in your acceptance letter, enter or edit your need for a ride. In the notes section, indicate Fresno arrival time and location (Greyhound or Amtrak station).

If your travel connections delay your Fresno arrival please take a taxi to the Center.

From North Fork Market To The Center

To arrange a pickup from the North Fork Market, please inform the Center in advance of your arrival time on MCC.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +1 559 876-8760 ext. 1
Center Address: 58503 Rd. 225, North Fork, CA. 93643

IMPORTANT:
You must be certain your Amtrak train or Greyhound bus to Madera arrives on a weekday and in time for you to take the MCC bus to North Fork Market. Try to arrive in Madera in time to take the 10:45 a.m. shuttle to North Fork Market. The last MCC shuttle leaves Madera at 4:33 p.m.