Travel options for:
Nearby airports South Lake Tahoe
  • Sacramento (SMF)

    $26 - $39
    1. Terminal A

      19 min - hourly

      $2

    2. J St. at 8th St.

      7 min - 2131 feet

    3. Sacramento Amtrak

      2 h 20 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    4. South Lake Tahoe Amtrak

      0 min - 29 feet

    5. South Y Transit Station

      7 min - every 30 minutes - line 50

      $1 - $2

  • Reno (RNO)

    $28 - $33
    1. Reno-Tahoe International

      1 h 23 min - every 4 hours

      $27 - $30

    2. Stateline, NV - MontBleu

      0 min - 347 feet

    3. US HW 50/ Stateline Ave.

      9 min - every 30 minutes - line 50

      $1 - $3

  • San Jose (SJC)

    $58 - $112
    1. Santa Clara Amtrak

      3 h 3 min - every 4 hours

      $30 - $75

    2. Sacramento Amtrak

      2 h 20 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    3. South Lake Tahoe Amtrak

      0 min - 29 feet

    4. South Y Transit Station

      7 min - every 30 minutes - line 50

      $1 - $2

  • Oakland (OAK)

    $59 - $108
    1. Oakland International Airport

      8 min - every 10 minutes

      $7

    2. Coliseum

      0 min - 563 feet

    3. Oakland Coliseum Station

      2 h 13 min - every 4 hours

      $29 - $65

    4. Sacramento Amtrak

      2 h 20 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    5. South Lake Tahoe Amtrak

      0 min - 29 feet

    6. South Y Transit Station

      7 min - every 30 minutes - line 50

      $1 - $2

  • Fresno (FAT)

    $51 - $105
    1. Airport

      18 min - 4 times a day

      $1 - $11

    2. Amtrak/Greyhound

      0 min - 214 feet

    3. Fresno, Ca

      3 h 10 min - hourly

      $22 - $55

    4. Sacramento, Ca

      0 min - 537 feet

    5. Richards Blvd & Sequoia

      6 min - hourly - line 15

      $3

    6. J St & 4Th St

      0 min - 647 feet

    7. Sacramento Amtrak

      2 h 20 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    8. South Lake Tahoe Amtrak

      0 min - 29 feet

    9. South Y Transit Station

      7 min - every 30 minutes - line 50

      $1 - $2

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Travel from Nearby-Airports to South-Lake-Tahoe

Bus from Nearby airports to South Lake Tahoe

Amtrak operates a bus from Sacramento (SMF) to South Lake Tahoe once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Amtrak Thruway also services this route once daily.

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How to get from Nearby airports to South Lake Tahoe

ModeDurationPrice
From Terminal A bus to J St. at 8th St., walk to Sacramento Amtrak, bus to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, walk to South Y Transit Station, then line 50 bus to US HW 50/ Carson Ave.4 h$39
From Reno-Tahoe International Airport bus to Stateline, NV - MontBleu, walk to US HW 50/ Stateline Ave., then line 50 bus to US HW50/Bigler Ave..1 h 44 min$31
From Santa Clara Amtrak train to Sacramento Amtrak, bus to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, walk to South Y Transit Station, then line 50 bus to US HW 50/ Carson Ave.6 h 36 min$91
From Oakland International Airport BART to Coliseum, walk to Oakland Coliseum Station Amtrak, train to Sacramento Amtrak, bus to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, walk to South Y Transit Station, then line 50 bus to US HW 50/ Carson Ave.6 h 54 min$88
From Airport bus to Amtrak/Greyhound, walk to Fresno, Ca, bus to Sacramento, Ca, walk to Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, line 15 bus to J St & 4Th St, walk to Sacramento Amtrak, bus to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak, walk to South Y Transit Station, then line 50 bus to US HW 50/ Carson Ave.7 h 35 min$82

How long does it take to get from Nearby airports to South Lake Tahoe?

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Nearby airports to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Nearby airports and South Lake Tahoe?

No, there is no direct bus from Nearby airports to South Lake Tahoe. However, there are services departing from Terminal A and arriving at US HW 50/ Carson Ave via Sacramento Amtrak and South Y Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

Operators from Nearby airports to South Lake Tahoe

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Yolobus+1 530-666-2877Yolobus
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Tahoe TransportationTahoe Transportation
South Tahoe ExpressSouth Tahoe Express
BARTBART
Fresno County Rural Transit AgencyFresno County Rural Transit Agency
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222Greyhound USA
Sacramento Regional TransitSacramento Regional Transit