There are 7 ways to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe by train, bus, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Skt Stockton Station Ace
  2. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station to Sacramento Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV

$58 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Truckee, Ca 8306 / ...

$34 - $72

5 alternative options

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Livermore, CA to Stockton, CA
  2. Take the bus from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station to Sacramento Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV

Train  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr

$45 - $107

BART to Oakland, fly, bus, travel  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the BART from Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn
  4. Travel from Pepper Tree Inn to Lake Tahoe

Train to San Jose, fly, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn

$133 - $480

BART to San Francisco, fly, bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the BART from Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station to Daly City BART Station
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO
  3. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn

$190 - $814

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe is to bus which costs $30 - $75 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe is to train and fly and bus which costs $130 - $480 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Pleasanton and Lake Tahoe is 141 miles.

The best way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 8 h.

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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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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport.

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Map of how to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 141.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe via Livermore Transit Center, Livermore, CA, Stockton, CA, Stockton San Joaquin Street Station, Sacramento Amtrak, Sacramento, CA, and State Line, NV in around 7 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 5 h 16 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h
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

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 Stockton Robert Cabral Station 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 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 BART Station to Coliseum BART Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bart.gov
Subway from Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station to Daly City BART Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
bart.gov
Bus operators
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 State Line, NV
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
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 Stateline Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Livermore, CA to Stockton, CA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton San Joaquin Street Station to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
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 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com

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