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Public Transit Options

Two separate public operators provide local and regional public transit service in the Tahoe Region. The Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) operates on the north shore. The Tahoe Transportation District (TTD) operates on the South and East shores of the lake.

  • 30-minute service along Highway 50 from 6:30am – 8:30pm.
  • Fixed route runs hourly along Highway 50 and into some neighborhoods from 6am – 7pm.
  • Hourly local service between Stateline and Daggett Summit along Kingsbury Grade.
  • Complementary paratransit services provided within one mile of these routes and to Meyers.
  • Regional commuter service between South Lake Tahoe and Minden/Gardnerville and Carson City via SR 207. The hourly service operates during peak commute hours in the mornings and evenings.
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Bike Route Trip Planner

Use the interactive map to discover dedicated bike routes.

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Get the Transit App

Download the app and discover ways to get around South Lake Tahoe, North Lake Tahoe, and Truckee.

 

Getting Here & Getting Around

Getting Here

Amtrak and Greyhound provide connections to Lake Tahoe from surrounding areas of California and Nevada, including Sacramento, San Francisco, Sparks, and Reno. These services run between the Bay Area and Sacramento and South Lake Tahoe once per day.

From Reno-Tahoe Airport

The South Tahoe Airporter offers shuttle service to and from the Reno/Tahoe airport and is provided by a public/private partnership between the South Tahoe Alliance of Resorts and Amador Stage Lines.

Regional Ski Shuttles

There are also several seasonal ski shuttles that offer weekend shuttles to Lake Tahoe from Sacramento and the Bay Area.

Bike & Scooter Sharing

Bike and scooter-share companies, such as Lime, have expanded operations to cities across the world and over the last four years operated in South Lake Tahoe. Since launching in 2017, Lime bikes and scooters have been used to make over 430,000 trips in South Lake Tahoe. Download the app for your mobile device: www.li.me

Ride Sharing Apps

Lyft and Uber are available locally and regionally.

Heavenly Winter Shuttles & Parking

Locally, Heavenly Mountain Resort provides free, frequent, and public winter shuttle services between several of its base lodges. Learn more about resort parking and parking lot shuttles.

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Learn More About Available Public Transportation Options in Lake Tahoe’s South Shore

For a comprehensive list of summer and winter transportation options, please visit www.linkingtahoe.com – provide through a partnership between TRPA and TTD

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