Getting Here

Just a 45-minute drive away is the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, offering more than 73 average daily departures serving 27+ non-stop destinations, with convenient connections from virtually any city in the US and abroad. In addition, North Lake Tahoe is within driving distance to the Sacramento International Airport which is a short 2-hour drive, and the Bay Area Airports (San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland) are only 3.5 hours away.


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 

Reno Tahoe Airport

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.