Getting To Truckee By Car
Truckee, California is 200 miles northeast of San Francisco, 100 miles east of Sacramento, and 32 miles west of Reno, Nevada. We’re conveniently located along Interstate Highway I-80, making it easy to get here by car. Once here, there are two ways in and out of Truckee from the Lake Tahoe Basin - Highway 267 and US-89. On popular weekends in the summer or winter, these can get busy so be sure you’re prepared for the extra travel time.
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Getting To Truckee By Plane
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is a 30 minute drive from Truckee, connecting our town to virtually anywhere in the world. Ten airlines offer more than 130 daily flights to 27+ non-stop destinations including New York, Chicago, Seattle, Portland, Denver, and southern California. From RNO, there are several car rental agencies to choose from or hop on the North Lake Tahoe Express, an airport shuttle servicing the Truckee-Tahoe region.
Truckee Tahoe Airport
The Truckee Tahoe Airport is centrally located just off of Hwy 267 in Truckee, serving private planes and charter jet service. At an elevation of 5,900 feet and twelve miles from Lake Tahoe, it’s one of the most scenic flight and visiting experiences in the world. For busy executives or travelers with unique travel needs, charter services are available to provide personalized flight schedules directly into the Truckee Tahoe Airport.
Getting To Truckee By Train
The Truckee Train Station in the heart of downtown is a stop on several cross-country Amtrak routes, including the California Zephyr, known as one of the most beautiful train rides in North America. Starting just across the bay from San Francisco in Emeryville, it provides a fast connection between the Bay Area as well as the Sacramento region to Truckee.