There are 5 ways to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe by bus, train, car or plane

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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Fly, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Reno (RNO) FAT - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Stateline, NV - MontBleu

$178 - $556

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Train, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Fresno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Bus Flixbus USA  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno to Sacramento FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe 264.5 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe. However, there are services departing from Airport and arriving at US HW 50/ Carson Ave via Fresno, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento Amtrak and South Y Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Fresno Airport (FAT) and South Lake Tahoe is 151 miles. The road distance is 264.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Fresno, Ca station.

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There is no direct flight from Fresno Airport to Reno Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 18 min and has one stopover.

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Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Lake Tahoe Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe is 265 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe.

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Allegiant Air, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Fresno Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 936+ hotels available in South Lake Tahoe. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 151.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 31 min

What companies run services between Fresno Airport (FAT), USA and South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe via Amtrak/Greyhound, Fresno, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, J St & 4Th St, Sacramento Amtrak, South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, and South Y Transit Station in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fresno Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
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 Fresno, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Fresno to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Stateline, NV - MontBleu
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.com

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