Directions from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe

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Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Ace

$57 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 5 min

$35 - $82

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h

  1. California Zephyr

$45 - $107

BART, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Dublin/Pleasanton - Daly City
  2. Squaw Valley

BART to Oakland, fly, bus, travel  •  4 h 41 min

  1. OAK - RNO

BART to San Francisco, fly, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. SFO - RNO

$190 - $814

Train to San Jose, fly, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. SJC - RNO

$133 - $480

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

Amtrak operates a train from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe via East Dublin Pleasanton Bart, BART Dublin Station, Downtown Transit Center, Modesto, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Truckee, Ca, Truckee Depot, and Tahoe City Transit Center in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
Train operators
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Skt Stockton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
acerail.com
Train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
acerail.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Richmond Transit Station Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Dublin/Pleasanton to Balboa Park
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Dublin/Pleasanton to Coliseum
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Dublin/Pleasanton to Daly City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
bus
Bus from Safeway @ Marina to Squaw Valley, CA
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
sourcedadventures.com
Modesto Area Express
Website
modestoareaexpress.com
Bus from BART Dublin Station to Downtown Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
modestoareaexpress.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Modesto, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pleasanton and Lake Tahoe is 226 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe is to bus which costs $35 - $85 and takes 9 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe is to train and fly and bus which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $130 - $480.

It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.