There are 3 ways to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe by tram, bus or train

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

Tram, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the tram from Historic Folsom Station to Sacramento Valley Station Gold
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Sacramento, CA to State Line, CA 3424

$26 - $38

2 alternative options

Line 24 bus, line 21 bus, bus, travel  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 24 bus from Greenback Ln & Main Ave to Arcadia Dr & Greenback Ln 24
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Arcadia Dr & Greenback Ln to Louis Lane & Orlando Ave 21
  3. Take the bus from Roseville to Truckee, Ca
  4. Take the bus from Truckee Depot to Tahoe City Transit Center
  5. Travel from Tahoe City Transit Center to Lake Tahoe

Train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr

$32 - $72

What companies run services between Folsom, CA, USA and Lake Tahoe, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Folsom to Lake Tahoe once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Sacramento Regional Transit
Website
sacrt.com
Tram from Historic Folsom Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Sacramento Regional Transit
Website
sacrt.com
Bus from Greenback Ln & Main Ave to Arcadia Dr & Greenback Ln
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.com
Bus from Arcadia Dr & Greenback Ln to Louis Lane & Orlando Ave
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
sacrt.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Roseville to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1530 582 4964
Email
info@laketahoetransit.com
Website
placer.ca.gov
Bus from Truckee Depot to Tahoe City Transit Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
placer.ca.gov

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Folsom and Lake Tahoe is 109 km.

The cheapest way to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe is to tram and Amtrak Thruway which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe is to tram and Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $25 - $40.

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.