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Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.00
Shortest Duration2h 20m
Trips per day1
bus carriers1
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Overall score for Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe
5.0
Based on 3 reviews
Amtrak Thruway
5.0
Based on 3 reviews
Based on 3 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Thruway report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.7
Condition
5.0
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Ahmad Murad
5.0
October 7, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The smooth & comfortable ride with a scenic view throughout the journey was very pleasant & rewarding.
Cons
Nothing.
Tips
No.
Phillip
5.0
October 1, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Very enjoyable trip, friendly driver and passengers, stunning scenery. This was a trip to remember.
Cons
No improvements necessary.
Grant
5.0
July 30, 2019Business
Pros
Smooth, quiet and relaxing. Driver was informative regarding potential road construction and specific arrival times

How to book cheap Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe were $34.00.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe by bus is usually on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Thruway from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe has the most daily schedules

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Amtrak Thruway has the most regularly scheduled departures from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe, with an average of 0 trip per day and 34 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe. Of the 1 trip there is one direct trip available per day.

1 carriers offer Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe bus trips

Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe from $34.00. Typically there is one Amtrak Thruway schedule per day from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe and you can expect on average to pay $34.00 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to South Lake Tahoe. In Sacramento, Amtrak Thruway departs to South Lake Tahoe from Valley Station - 401 I St, In South Lake Tahoe, Amtrak Thruway arrives at Transp Ctr and one other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Sacramento to South Lake Tahoe takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to South Lake Tahoe in 2 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $34.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to South Lake Tahoe.

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Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 25m
Avg. Price
$34.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Sacramento. Most bus trips to South Lake Tahoe will depart from Valley Station - 401 I St.
  • Valley Station - 401 I St
Bus trips arrive in South Lake Tahoe at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Transp Ctr, South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd are the main bus stations in South Lake Tahoe for trips arriving from Sacramento.
  • Transp Ctr
  • South Y Transit Ctr - 1000 Emerald Bay Rd