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There are 5 ways to get from South Lake Tahoe to Danville by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to Martinez Capitol Corridor / ...

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Walnut Creek BART Blue

$9 - $16

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Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Danville 180.6 miles

$17 - $26

Bus, fly to San Francisco, BART  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - MontBleu to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to San Francisco (SFO) RNO - SFO
  3. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Walnut Creek

$126 - $253

Bus, fly to Oakland, BART, line 21 bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - MontBleu to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Fly from Reno (RNO) to Oakland (OAK) RNO - OAK
  3. Take the BART from Coliseum to 19th Street Oakland
  4. Take the BART from 19th Street Oakland to Walnut Creek
  5. Take the line 21 bus from Walnut Creek BART to Railroad Ave + Prospect Ave

$141 - $304

South Lake Tahoe to Danville by bus and train

The journey time between South Lake Tahoe and Danville is around 8h 25m and covers a distance of around 182 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 45m. Operated by Tahoe Transportation, Amtrak, El Dorado Transit and others, the South Lake Tahoe to Danville service departs from Us 50 and arrives in Railroad Ave + Prospect Ave. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 25m
Fastest journey time:
6h 45m
Journey distance:
182 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:21
Last service departs at:
14:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

South Lake Tahoe to Danville bus and train schedules

South Lake Tahoe → Danville
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The cheapest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Danville is to bus which costs $8 - $16 and takes 8h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Danville is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Lake Tahoe to Danville. However, there are services departing from Us 50 and arriving at Railroad Ave + Prospect Ave via South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop, Sacramento Valley Station and Walnut Creek BART. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 48m.

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The distance between South Lake Tahoe and Danville is 134 miles. The road distance is 180.6 miles.

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The best way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Danville without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 16m and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 8h 16m to get from South Lake Tahoe to Danville, including transfers.

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South Lake Tahoe to Danville bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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The quickest flight from Reno Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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South Lake Tahoe to Danville bus services, operated by Fairfield and Suisun Transit, arrive at Walnut Creek BART station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Lake Tahoe to Danville is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from South Lake Tahoe to Danville.

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Map of how to get from South Lake Tahoe to Danville.
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  • Distance: 134.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 16m

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

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Danville via South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop, Sacramento, Sacramento Valley Station, and Walnut Creek BART in around 8h 48m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reno to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reno to Oakland
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Sacramento to Martinez
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Coliseum to 19th Street Oakland
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bart.gov
Subway from 19th Street Oakland to Walnut Creek
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
bart.gov
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
El Dorado Transit
Website
eldoradotransit.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Wye to Sacramento - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Website
El Dorado Transit
Fairfield and Suisun Transit
Phone
(707) 422-2877
Website
fasttransit.org
Bus from Sacramento Valley Station to Walnut Creek BART
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
FAST
South Tahoe Airporter
Phone
866-898-2463
Website
southtahoeairporter.com
Bus from Stateline, NV - MontBleu to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Adult
$33
Local
$29
Child (4-12)
$20
County Connection
Phone
+1 925-676-7500
Email
help@countyconnection.com
Website
countyconnection.com
Bus from Walnut Creek BART to Railroad Ave + Prospect Ave
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
County Connection

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