There are 4 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, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the tram from Historic Folsom Station to Sacramento Valley Station Gold
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV Sacramento / ...

$26 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Intel to Missouri Flat Transfer Center 50x
  2. Take the bus from Placerville, CA to State Line, NV Sacramento / ...

$22 - $38

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 2 min

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

$32 - $72

Tram, bus, travel  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the tram from Historic Folsom Station to 8th & K Station
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Truckee Depot to Tahoe City Transit Center
  4. Travel from Tahoe City Transit Center to Lake Tahoe

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe is to bus which costs $21 - $40 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe is to tram and bus which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Folsom and Lake Tahoe is 68 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Folsom to Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 68.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Folsom to Lake Tahoe via Missouri Flat Transfer Center, Placerville Station Transfer Center, Placerville, CA, and State Line, NV in around 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, 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
Tram from Historic Folsom Station to 8th & K Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sacrt.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Placerville, CA to State Line, NV
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stateline Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Placerville Amtrak to Stateline Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
El Dorado Transit
Website
eldoradotransit.com
Bus from Intel to Missouri Flat Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
eldoradotransit.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
placer.ca.gov

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