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There are 6 ways to get from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Reno, bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Vickery Transfer Center to Terminal B Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Reno (RNO) DFW - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Ltrh

$265 - $997

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Train to Dallas/Ft.Worth, fly to Sacramento, bus  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Vickery Transfer Center to Terminal B Station
  2. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Sacramento (SMF) DFW - SMF
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop

Train to Dallas, fly to Sacramento, bus  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from T&P Station to Victory Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Sacramento (SMF) DAL - SMF
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop

Bus  •  40h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop

Train, bus  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop

Drive  •  28h 12m

  1. Drive from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe 1650.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 28h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe is to train and fly and bus which costs $260 - $1,000 and takes 8h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe. However, there are services departing from Ft Worth, Tx and arriving at US 50/ Carson Ave via Los Angeles, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento Valley Station and South Y Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 43m.

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The distance between Fort Worth and South Lake Tahoe is 1344 miles. The road distance is 1650.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe without a car is to bus which takes 40h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 50m to get from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ft Worth, Tx station.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 35m.

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Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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South Lake Tahoe is 2h behind Fort Worth. It is currently 7:38 AM in Fort Worth and 5:38 AM in South Lake Tahoe.

Map of how to get from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 1343.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 50m

What companies run services between Fort Worth, TX, USA and South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe via Los Angeles, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, J St & 4Th St, Sacramento Valley Station, and South Y Transit Center in around 40h 43m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Sacramento via San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Dallas to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Dallas to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Train operators
Trinity Metro
Phone
+1 817-215-8600
Website
ridetrinitymetro.org
Train from Vickery Transfer Center to Terminal B Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ridetrinitymetro.org
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from T&P Station to Victory Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
41h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
13h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Ltrh
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
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southtahoeairporter.betterez.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $330
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe is 1651 miles. It takes approximately 28h 12m to drive from Fort Worth to South Lake Tahoe.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 954+ hotels available in South Lake Tahoe. Prices start at $185 USD per night.

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