There are 2 ways to get from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes by bus or car

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

Bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot 395-Lone Pine-Reno

$53 - $77

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes 141.8 miles

$13 - $20

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

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes via US HW 50/ Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV - Harvey's, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, and Reno/Tahoe International Airport in around 7 h 34 min.

Bus operators
South Tahoe Express
Website
southtahoeexpress.com
Bus from Stateline, NV - Harvey's to Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
southtahoeairporter.com
Book at
southtahoeairporter.betterez.com
ESTA
Phone
+1 760-872-1901
Email
info@estransit.com
Website
estransit.com
Bus from Reno/Tahoe International Airport to Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
estransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Lake Tahoe and Mammoth Lakes is 169 km. The road distance is 227 km.

The cheapest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes is to drive which takes 2 h 52 min and costs $13 - $20.

No, there is no direct bus from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes. However, there are services departing from US HW 50/ Carson Ave and arriving at Stop 25-Vons Parking Lot via Stateline, NV - Harvey's and Reno/Tahoe International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes, including transfers.