Travel options for:
Portland to South Lake Tahoe
  • Fly to Reno, bus

    $122 - $316
    1. Portland

      33 min - every 20 minutes

      $3

    2. Portland (PDX)

      1 h 31 min - non-stop

      $90 - $280

    3. Reno (RNO)

      1 h 13 min - every 4 hours

      $27 - $30

    4. Stateline Transit Center

      24 min - hourly - line 53

      $2 - $3

  • Fly to Sacramento, Amtrak Thruway

    $142 - $304
    1. Portland

      33 min - every 20 minutes

      $3

    2. Portland (PDX)

      1 h 25 min - non-stop

      $110 - $260

    3. Sacramento (SMF)

      17 min - 5 times a week

      $2

    4. 8th & K Station

      4 min - hourly

      $3

    5. Sacramento, CA

      2 h 20 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    6. South Y Transit Station

      9 min - hourly - line 50

      $1 - $2

  • Bus, Amtrak Thruway

    $87 - $177
    1. Portland, OR

      7 h 50 min - once daily

      $60 - $140

    2. Sacramento, CA

      2 h 20 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    3. South Y Transit Station

      9 min - hourly - line 50

      $1 - $2

  • Train, Amtrak Thruway

    $116 - $292
    1. Portland Union Station Amtrak

      15 h 50 min - once daily

      $90 - $260

    2. Sacramento, CA

      2 h 20 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    3. South Y Transit Station

      9 min - hourly - line 50

      $1 - $2

  • Drive

    $65 - $100
    1. Portland

      11 h 53 min - 691.1 miles

      $65 - $100

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From Skidmore Fountain station tram to Portland airport, fly to Reno airport, bus to Stateline Transit Center, then line 53 bus to South Lake Tahoe. 5 h 39 min $184. From Skidmore Fountain station tram to Portland airport, fly to Sacramento airport, night bus to 8th & K Station, tram to Sacramento, CA, Amtrak Thruway to South Y Transit Station, then line 50 bus to South Lake Tahoe. 8 h 11 min $214. From Portland, OR bus to Sacramento, CA, Amtrak Thruway to South Y Transit Station, then line 50 bus to US HW 50/Al Tahoe Blvd. 11 h 28 min $138. From Portland Union Station Amtrak train to Sacramento, CA, Amtrak Thruway to South Y Transit Station, then line 50 bus to US HW 50/Al Tahoe Blvd. 19 h 28 min $222. From Portland drive to South Lake Tahoe. 11 h 53 min $82.

 
 

Bus from Portland to South Lake Tahoe

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Portland to South Lake Tahoe twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $140 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. 2 other operators also service this route.