There are 6 ways to get from Texas 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 from Dallas/Ft.Worth, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Reno (RNO) DFW - RNO
  2. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Pepper Tree Inn

$252 - $788

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  45 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  4. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson

$242 - $523

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Fly from El Paso, bus  •  7 h 47 min

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

$250 - $1,000

Train, bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Sacramento, CA to State Line, NV

Train  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Truckee Amtrak

$316 - $904

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Anaheim
  3. Take the bus from Anaheim to Reno
  4. Take the bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Sunnyside Resort Red

Questions & Answers

The distance between Texas and Lake Tahoe is 1263 miles.

The best way to get from Texas to Lake Tahoe without a car is to bus which takes 45 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Texas to Lake Tahoe, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Texas to Lake Tahoe is to bus which takes 45 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Reno Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 32 min.

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Lake Tahoe is 2 h behind Texas. It is currently 6:05 PM in Texas and 4:05 PM in Lake Tahoe.

Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to Reno Airport.

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There are 1461+ hotels available in Lake Tahoe. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Texas to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Texas to Lake Tahoe.
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  • Distance: 1263.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Houston to Lake Tahoe via San Antonio, Tx, San Bernardino, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, Bonanza @ Bruce, BTC Bay #10, Las Vegas, NV, and Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson in around 45 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Houston to Lake Tahoe via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, Sacramento Amtrak, and Truckee Amtrak in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from El Paso to Reno via San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from El Paso to Reno via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reno via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Houston Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $650
Room
$750 - $1,100
Train from Bakersfield Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
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
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
Bus from Reno Tahoe International Airport to Sunnyside Resort
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
northlaketahoeexpress.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Silverado Stages
Phone
(800) 892-7979
Website
silveradostages.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to Carson City - Carson Nugget, US 395 & Robinson
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
silveradomainline.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Bakersfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Stateline Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
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
Website
amtrak.com
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from Houston Downtown Greyhound to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Antonio to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Anaheim to Reno
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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