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There are 7 ways to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe by train, bus, 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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Train, bus  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Sacramento Valley Station Capitol Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Stateline Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Truckee, Ca 8310 / ...

$34 - $72

5 alternative options

Train  •  8h

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

$45 - $107

Bus Amtrak  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Livermore Amtrak Bus Stop to Stockton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Stockton Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Stateline Amtrak Bus Stop

Fly from Oakland, bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Stateline, NV - MontBleu

$123 - $511

Train to San Jose, fly, bus  •  5h 39m

  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 Stateline, NV - MontBleu

$111 - $464

BART to San Francisco, fly, bus  •  6h 7m

  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 Stateline, NV - MontBleu

$168 - $795

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe is to bus which costs $30 - $75 and takes 9h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $550 and takes 5h 5m.

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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 7h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 28m 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 train which takes 8h and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Oakland Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 1464+ hotels available in Lake Tahoe. Prices start at $135 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 141.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 28m

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 5h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pleasanton to Lake Tahoe via Livermore Transit Center, Livermore Amtrak Bus Stop, Stockton Amtrak Station, Sacramento Valley Station, and Stateline Amtrak Bus Stop in around 8h 46m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $850
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29
Train from Richmond Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
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
Altamont Corridor Express
Phone
1800-411-7245
Website
acerail.com
Train from Pld Pleasanton Station to Scc Santa Clara Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
ACE
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station to Daly City BART Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
bart.gov
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Stateline Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Livermore Amtrak Bus Stop to Stockton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Stockton Amtrak Station to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
1h
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
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Stateline, NV - MontBleu
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.com

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