About North Lake Tahoe

Getting Here

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.

Getting to Lake Tahoe by Air 

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.

Buses and shuttles to Lake Tahoe


The Amtrak California Zephyr line makes daily stops at the Truckee, CA station along with other stops from Denver through to the Bay Area.

Trains to Lake Tahoe

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 and Paperwritings.com.