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Getting To Lake Tahoe

Road Conditions | Driving Directions | Air Access | Shuttle Services & Car Rental

Road Conditions

With great skiing comes winter weather. If we've been graced with some snow, we recommend checking the road conditions before heading to your next adventure.


Driving Directions to Lake Tahoe

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Three major arteries - Interstate 80 and U.S. Highways 50 and 395 - will carry you to the Lake Tahoe region. These all-weather freeways branch out to reach resorts and lodging properties throughout Reno, North Lake Tahoe, and South Lake Tahoe, so it's easy to get from one dazzling destination to another.

(Note: For specific directions to ski resorts, please visit their websites directly.)

From Reno
To North Lake Tahoe
Take I-80 west to Truckee (approx 34 miles)
Exit #185 to Hwy 89 south (approx 10 miles)
Follow to Tahoe City
To South Lake Tahoe
Take Hwy 395 South (approx. 31 miles)
(Note: Hwy 395 will take you through Carson City)
Right on Hwy 50 to South Lake Tahoe
(approx 25 miles)
From Sacramento/Bay Area
To North Lake Tahoe
From Sacramento Take I-80 east (approx. 98 miles)
Exit #185 to Hwy 89 S
Follow to Tahoe City

To South Lake Tahoe
From Sacramento Take Hwy 50 east(approx 100 miles)
Right on Lake Tahoe Blvd/Hwy 50

Air Access to Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe's fabled ski resorts are an easy one hour's drive from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport the gateway to Lake Tahoe. With more than 100 daily flights to and from 15 non-stop destinations, getting to Lake Tahoe is easier than ever.  Use our mapping tool to find flights to Reno from around the country.  

Lake Tahoe can also be accessed through Sacramento International Airport (approximately 120 miles from Lake Tahoe) and San Francisco International Airport (approximately 200 miles away).

Shuttle Services & Car Rental

A variety of ground transportation - including rental cars, taxis, limos, buses, and resort shuttles - is conveniently available to carry to your accommodations. All highways are carefully maintained to ensure that your ride is quick and comfortable. Before you know it, you'll be settled in and taking your rightful place with the locals.

Car Rental

Shuttles & Public Transportation


Ski Resort Shuttles