There are 7 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly from San Francisco  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO) SFO - RNO

$130 - $750

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Truckee, Ca 8306 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport Green

$80 - $119

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Fly from San Jose  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Reno (RNO) SJC - RNO

$120 - $465

BART to Oakland, fly  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Montgomery St. BART Station
  2. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Reno (RNO) OAK - RNO

$101 - $490

Burner Express Bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the Burner Express Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport Black Rock City to San Francisco

$114 - $116

Train, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Transit Station to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr
  2. Take the bus from Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport Green

$98 - $163

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) 235.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is to fly which costs $130 - $750 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Reno Airport (RNO) is 193 miles. The road distance is 235.1 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) without a car is to Burner Express Bus which takes 5 h 27 min and costs $114 - $117.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reno (RNO), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is to fly which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $130 - $750. Alternatively, you can Burner Express Bus, which costs $114 - $117 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO).

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United Airlines offers flights from San Francisco Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Reno Airport (RNO). Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO).
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  • Distance: 193.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Reno Airport (RNO), USA?

United Airlines flies from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) 4 times a day. Alternatively, operates a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Reno Airport (RNO) once daily. Tickets cost $108 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to Reno
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Reno
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
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
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to Montgomery St. BART Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bart.gov
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 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
Bus operators
Burner Express Bus
Bus from San Francisco to Reno Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$108
Schedules at
burningman.org
Book at
burnerexpress.burningman.org
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 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 Truckee Depot - Arrive to Reno Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com

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