There are 3 ways to get from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Roseville Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take a taxi from Truckee Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe

$250 - $323

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...

$26 - $42

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe 97.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe. However, there are services departing from Douglas Blvd & Buljan Dr and arriving at US HW 50/ Carson Ave via Sacramento Amtrak and South Y Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Roseville and South Lake Tahoe is 72 miles. The road distance is 97.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $250 - $330.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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Roseville to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Sacramento Amtrak station.

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Roseville to South Lake Tahoe bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at South Lake Tahoe Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Roseville to South Lake Tahoe is 97 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe.

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There are 935+ hotels available in South Lake Tahoe. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Roseville to South Lake Tahoe once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Amtrak Thruway also services this route once daily.

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 Roseville Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 S. Lake Tahoe, CA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Truckee Amtrak to South Lake Tahoe
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Truckee River Taxi
Phone
+1 530-386-3935
Website
truckeerivertaxi.com

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