There are 2 ways to get from Stockton to Lake Tahoe by bus or train

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockton, Ca to Sacramento, Ca 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca 8306 / ...

$30 - $67

1 alternative option

Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak San Joaquins
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak California Zephyr

$54 - $116

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

You can take a bus from Stockton to Lake Tahoe via Sacramento, Ca, Truckee, Ca, Truckee Depot, and Tahoe City Transit Center in around 5 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockton to Lake Tahoe via Sacramento Amtrak and Truckee Amtrak in around 6 h 9 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stockton Robert Cabral Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Stockton, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Truckee, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Stockton to Lake Tahoe?

The distance between Stockton and Lake Tahoe is 167 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Stockton to Lake Tahoe?

The cheapest way to get from Stockton to Lake Tahoe is to bus which costs $29 - $70 and takes 5 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Stockton to Lake Tahoe?

The quickest way to get from Stockton to Lake Tahoe is to bus which takes 5 h 29 min and costs $29 - $70.

How long does it take to get from Stockton to Lake Tahoe?

It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Stockton to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.