• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 2 ways to get from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento 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  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento Valley Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento 105.2 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2 h 2 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2 h 2 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento station. However, there are services departing from US 50/ Brockway Ave and arriving at Sacramento Valley Station via South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

More details

The distance between South Lake Tahoe and Sacramento is 85 miles. The road distance is 105.2 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 11 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Sacramento Valley Station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento is 105 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento.

Get driving directions

There are 133+ hotels available in Sacramento. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 85.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Sacramento once daily, and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from South Lake Tahoe Amtrak Bus Stop to Sacramento Valley Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.