There are 3 ways to get from Seattle to Lake Tahoe by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Reno (RNO) SEA - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn

$152 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Sacramento, Ca 1431
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV Sacramento / ...

$102 - $222

1 alternative option

Train, bus  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV Sacramento / ...

$137 - $353

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Lake Tahoe is to bus which costs $100 - $230 and takes 22 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Lake Tahoe is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $300 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Lake Tahoe is 603 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Seattle to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Lake Tahoe, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Seattle to Lake Tahoe via Sacramento, Ca, Richards Blvd & Sequoia Pacific Blvd, J St & 4Th St, Sacramento, CA, and State Line, NV in around 22 h 12 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Reno
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Reno via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Reno via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Bus operators
North Lake Tahoe Express
Phone
+1 866.216.5222
Website
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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