There are 4 ways to get from Reno to Elko by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Reno Amtrak to Elko Amtrak California Zephyr

$50 - $140

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Reno, Nv to Elko, Nv 1314

$30 - $80

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Reno to Elko 291.5 miles

$28 - $45

Fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Elko (EKO) RNO - EKO

$151 - $766

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reno, Nv and arriving at Elko, Nv. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Reno Amtrak and arriving at Elko Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Reno and Elko is 233 miles. The road distance is 291.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reno to Elko without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs .

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The train from Reno Amtrak to Elko Amtrak takes 5 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Reno to Elko bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Reno, Nv station.

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Reno to Elko train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Reno Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Reno to Elko is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Reno Airport to Elko Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 7 min and has one stopover.

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Reno to Elko bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Elko, Nv station.

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  • Distance: 233.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Reno, NV, USA and Elko, NV, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Reno to Elko once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Reno to Elko hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reno to Elko via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Reno Amtrak to Elko Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Reno, Nv to Elko, Nv
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Reno to Elko train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Elko Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reno to Elko is 291 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Reno to Elko.

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Delta offers flights from Reno Airport to Elko Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Elko. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Reno to Reno Airport is to line 12 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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