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There are 5 ways to get from Napa to South Lake Tahoe by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train, bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station Capitol Corridor
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Bus to Oakland, fly, bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Soscol Transit Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Ltrh

$125 - $520

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station Blue
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Napa to South Lake Tahoe 163.2 miles

$16 - $24

Bus, BART to San Francisco, fly  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Soscol Transit Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART
  2. Take the BART from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
  3. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO
  4. Take the bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Ltrh

$169 - $804

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The cheapest way to get from Napa to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Napa to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Napa to South Lake Tahoe. However, there are services departing from Soscol Transit Center and arriving at US 50/ Carson Ave via Fairfield Transportation Center, Sacramento Valley Station and South Y Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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The distance between Napa and South Lake Tahoe is 133 miles. The road distance is 163.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Napa to South Lake Tahoe without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Napa to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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Napa to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Fairfield and Suisun Transit, depart from Fairfield Transportation Center station.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Napa to South Lake Tahoe is 163 miles. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Napa to South Lake Tahoe.

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  • Distance: 132.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

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

You can take a bus from Napa to South Lake Tahoe via Fairfield Transportation Center, Sacramento Valley Station, and South Y Transit Center in around 6h 51m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
Bus 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.

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
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
FAST
Vine Transit
Website
ridethevine.com
Bus from Soscol Transit Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
ridethevine.com
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
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.com

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport.

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