By air, bus, car and train, if you’re looking to get to Reno/Tahoe, there are several ways to make the quick trip. Enjoying the place you’re staying but just want to get around? Whether you’re going to or fro, we’ll help point you in the right direction.
HOW TO GET HERE: RENO
No matter where you plan to stay, Reno is likely the best vantage point for getting to Lake Tahoe, Carson Valley and beyond. Here are a few easy ways to get to the Biggest Little City:
With drop-off points dotting the region, RTC is a great option to explore Reno locally. Reno Tahoe Shuttles offers pickup options from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport to multiple hotels and casinos. In North Lake, Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) stops at Crystal Bay, Kings Beach, Tahoe Vista and Squaw Valley.
If you don’t have the Uber and Lyft apps downloaded to your phone, definitely do before your trip. Here hundreds of happy drivers are at your fingertips and ready to take you where you need to go. Or, rent a car. You can get from Reno to Tahoe in under an hour!
From Sacramento to Lake Tahoe, you can take an Amtrak Bus Connector from Sacramento Valley Station to the South Y Transit Center. From Reno, choose from various shuttle options including South Tahoe Airporter.
Tahoe Transportation District (TTD) offers bus services around the South Shore on the South Shore Service & Lake Express. From South Shore to East Shore, easily connect with East Shore Express (ESE). For local North Shore bus services, look up schedules for Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART).
Toggling the Nevada-California border, this is a mecca for fun. Enjoy the many amenities and entertainment options offered at area casinos, bury your toes in the sand on great beaches, and board famous vessels on the lake.
Take a step back in time in this historical mining town honoring the Gold Rush. Steeped in Wild West charm, saunter down the wood-planked walkways guiding you through fun, quirky shops, museums and eateries.
High granite peaks border this small country town that lies at the base of the eastern slope of Sierra mountain range. The town’s natural beauty will not disappoint. You can also visit Nevada’s oldest thirst parlor here.
When you vacation in the Sierra, be sure to get out there and experience all this high desert and alpine oasis has to offer. Book your ride on these Getaway Approved means of travel to get going on your next great adventure!