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

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 35 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 / ...

$51 - $105

4 alternative options

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 / ...

$61 - $137

Bus Yosemite Area Regional Transportation  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
  2. Take the bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to The Village
  3. Take the bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Reno/Tahoe International Airport
  4. Take the bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Stateline, NV - Harvey's

$75 - $111

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

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

$25 - $40

Fly, bus  •  5 h 51 min

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

$244 - $967

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 49 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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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Fresno Airport (FAT) to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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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 35 min.

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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 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fresno to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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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
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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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to S. Lake Tahoe, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Yosemite Area Regional Transportation
Phone
+1 877-989-2787
Website
yarts.com
Bus from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Yosemite Valley Visitors Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Summer schedules at
Yarts
Bus from Yosemite Valley Visitors Center to The Village
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Summer schedules at
Yarts
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot to Reno/Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
estransit.com
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Stateline, NV - Harvey's
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.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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