There are 2 ways to get from Placerville to Reno by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Placerville Amtrak to Stateline Transit Center Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport

$47 - $57

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Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Placerville to Reno 126.3 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Placerville to Reno is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Placerville to Reno is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Placerville to Reno. However, there are services departing from Placerville Amtrak and arriving at Reno-Tahoe International Airport via Stateline, NV - Harvey's. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Placerville and Reno is 77 miles. The road distance is 126.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Placerville to Reno without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Placerville to Reno, including transfers.

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Placerville to Reno bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Placerville Amtrak station.

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Placerville to Reno bus services, operated by South Tahoe Express, arrive at Reno-Tahoe International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Placerville to Reno is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Placerville to Reno.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Reno. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 76.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Placerville, CA, USA and Reno, NV, USA?

You can take a bus from Placerville to Reno via Stateline Transit Center and Stateline, NV - Harvey's in around 3 h 58 min.

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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
Bus from Placerville Amtrak to Stateline Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Placerville, CA to State Line, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
amtrak.com
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.com

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