Travel options for:
San Francisco to Lake Tahoe
  • Train, Amtrak Thruway

    $54 - $100
    1. Civic Center/UN Plaza

      39 min - every 30 minutes

      $3 - $5

    2. Richmond Transit Station

      1 h 41 min - every 4 hours

      $27 - $60

    3. Sacramento, CA

      2 h 30 min - once daily

      $23 - $35

    4. State Line, CA

      21 min - 11.1 miles

  • Bus

    $28 - $63
    1. San Francisco

      5 h 49 min - twice daily

      $26 - $65

    2. Truckee Depot

      43 min - hourly

      $2

    3. Tahoe City "Y"

      14 min - 7.5 miles

  • Train

    $44 - $105
    1. Civic Center/UN Plaza

      39 min - every 30 minutes

      $3 - $5

    2. Richmond Transit Station

      5 h 16 min - once daily

      $40 - $100

    3. Truckee Amtrak

      34 min - 17.8 miles

  • Fly from Oakland, bus

    1. San Francisco

      24 min - every 20 minutes

      $3 - $4

    2. Coliseum

      8 min - every 10 minutes

      $7

    3. Oakland (OAK)

      50 min - non-stop

      $85 - $470

    4. Reno (RNO)

      1 h - 3 times a day

    5. Tahoe City Inn

      14 min - 7.4 miles

  • Fly from San Francisco, bus

    1. San Francisco

      28 min - every 30 minutes

      $6 - $9

    2. San Francisco (SFO)

      1 h 4 min - non-stop

      $130 - $750

    3. Reno (RNO)

      1 h - 3 times a day

    4. Tahoe City Inn

      14 min - 7.4 miles

  • Caltrain to San Jose, fly, bus

    1. San Francisco

      1 h 12 min - 4 times a day

      $8 - $11

    2. Santa Clara Caltrain Station

      10 min - every 30 minutes - line 10

      $2

    3. San Jose (SJC)

      50 min - non-stop

      $75 - $420

    4. Reno (RNO)

      1 h - 3 times a day

    5. Tahoe City Inn

      14 min - 7.4 miles

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From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, train to Sacramento, CA, Amtrak Thruway to State Line, CA, then travel to Lake Tahoe. 6 h 56 min $79. From San Francisco bus to Truckee Depot, bus to Tahoe City "Y", then travel to Lake Tahoe. 7 h 19 min $46. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Richmond Transit Station Amtrak, train to Truckee Amtrak, then travel to Lake Tahoe. 7 h 29 min $74. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Reno airport, bus to Tahoe City Inn, then travel to Lake Tahoe. 4 h 40 min. From Civic Center/UN Plaza BART to San Francisco airport, fly to Reno airport, bus to Tahoe City Inn, then travel to Lake Tahoe. 4 h 46 min. From San Francisco Caltrain Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain Station, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Reno airport, bus to Tahoe City Inn, then travel to Lake Tahoe. 5 h 39 min.