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

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 via Suisun City  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Suisun City to Sacramento, Ca 8302 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...

$40 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 36 min

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

$33 - $52

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Train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

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

$49 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Napa to South Lake Tahoe 163.2 miles

$16 - $24

Bus to Oakland, fly, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  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 Stateline, NV - MontBleu

$125 - $520

Bus, BART to San Francisco, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  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 Stateline, NV - MontBleu

$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 3 h 3 min.

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

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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 HW 50/ Carson Ave via Suisun City, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento Amtrak and South Y Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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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 bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Napa to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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Napa to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Suisun City station.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Napa to South Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 132.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

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 Suisun City Train Depot, Suisun City, Sacramento, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, J St & 4Th St, Sacramento Amtrak, South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, and South Y Transit Station in around 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
Website
bart.gov
Subway from MacArthur BART Station to San Francisco International Airport BART Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
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 Suisun City to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
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
Website
amtrak.com
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Fairfield Transportation Center to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
fasttransit.org
Vine Transit
Website
ridethevine.com
Bus from Soscol Transit Center to El Cerrito del Norte BART
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
ridethevine.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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