Travelling to Lake Tahoe?
More than 274 days of sunshine means it’s easy to get to Lake Tahoe, all year long, no matter what mode of transportation you choose. North Lake Tahoe is served by the Reno/Tahoe International Airport, where you can rent a vehicle, take a shuttle, or go in style by limo to your Lake Tahoe vacation destination. If you’re driving, Interstate Highway 80 drops you into Truckee, California, where you can take California State Routes 267, or 89, to Lake Tahoe.
Once you choose a path, you’re that much closer to using your vacation days before they expire.
Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the closest commercial airport (just a 45 minute drive) to North Lake Tahoe offering 23 non-stop flights serviced by 9 airlines, with convenient connections from virtually any city in the US and abroad. Sacramento International Airport is a short 2 hour drive, while San Francisco Airport is only 3.5 hours away.
Buses and Shuttle
Landing at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport? To make your way to the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee Regions, catch a ride on the North Lake Tahoe Express Bus from Reno-Tahoe International Airport and the Reno area.
The Amtrak California Zephyr line makes daily stops at the Truckee, CA station along with other stops from Denver through to the Bay Area.
Travel and Towns Map
Take a look at this North Lake Tahoe Map with information on travel times, distances and overviews of our North Lake Tahoe communities.