There are 3 ways to get from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Stewart St between 2nd and 3rd St to Douglas County Community & Senior Center 19X
  2. Take the bus from Douglas County Community & Senior Center to Kingsbury Transit Center 20X

$7 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe 29.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe 29.2 miles

$2 - $5

What companies run services between Carson City, NV, USA and South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe via Douglas County Community & Senior Center and Kingsbury Transit Center in around 2 h 4 min.

Bus operators
Tahoe Transportation
Website
tahoetransportation.org
Bus from Stewart St between 2nd and 3rd St to Douglas County Community & Senior Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tahoetransportation.org
Bus from Douglas County Community & Senior Center to Kingsbury Transit Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tahoetransportation.org
Other operators
Taxi from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Capitol Cab
Phone
+1 775-831-2333

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe?

The distance between Carson City and South Lake Tahoe is 32 km. The road distance is 47 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe?

The cheapest way to get from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe?

The quickest way to get from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs $140 - $170.

Is there a direct bus between Carson City and South Lake Tahoe?

No, there is no direct bus from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe. However, there are services departing from Stewart St between 2nd and 3rd St and arriving at US HW50/Bigler Ave. via Douglas County Community & Senior Center and Kingsbury Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

How long does it take to get from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe?

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Carson City to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.