South Lake Tahoe is conveniently located on the California and Nevada border. Getting to and around South Lake Tahoe has never been easier. The drive to South Lake Tahoe is 3.5-hours from the Bay Area, or an hour-long drive from Reno.
There are a few options to fly into South Lake Tahoe. The closest international airport is the Reno Tahoe International Airport, offering flights on nine airlines and more than 130 nonstop flights daily. This airport is only a one hour drive from South Lake Tahoe hotels with Convenient express shuttle service available multiple times per day from the South Tahoe Airporter. If you prefer a taxi, limo, bus or car, visit the driving to South Lake Tahoe page.
Another option for travelers is the Sacramento International Airport; only a two-hour drive away, offering 145 nonstop flights per day.