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Reno to South Lake Tahoe bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||1h 16m|
|Trips per day||5|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Reno to South Lake Tahoe right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Does the bus take you directly from Reno to South Lake Tahoe?
How much is a bus ticket from Reno to South Lake Tahoe?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $43.74 was the low point for bus fares from Reno to South Lake Tahoe. Buses from South Lake Tahoe to Reno are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $43.74 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 1 hour 31 minutes to cover the 42 miles (67 kilometers) from Reno, NV to South Lake Tahoe, CA. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 16 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to South Lake Tahoe, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Reno?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Reno to South Lake Tahoe, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Reno to South Lake Tahoe?
There is one bus company that operates from Reno to South Lake Tahoe. South Tahoe Airporter is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|South Tahoe Airporter||5||1h 32m||$43.74|
Where does the bus leave from in Reno?
Most buses depart from the main station in Reno, Nevada:
- Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Where does the bus arrive in South Lake Tahoe?
All buses from Reno arrive at one main station in South Lake Tahoe, California:
- Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
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