Fly to Tahoe South

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How do I fly to South Lake Tahoe?

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 a 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 Tahoe South page.

Reno Tahoe International Airport Flight map

Reno-Tahoe Flight Schedule November 2021

The holidays are upon us, and you might’ve heard that RNO is pretty busy this year, exceeding travel numbers we saw in 2019 – another busy year. We are always hard at work to make sure you have the best travel experience as you go through our airport, and we are excited to share a recent update to our website that allows you to see real-time parking availability.

Just visit, or our Parking page, to see how many parking spaces we have available, so you can make the most informed decision before arriving at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

Another option is the Sacramento International Airport. SMF is roughly a 2-hour drive from Lake Tahoe and is served by 15 airlines offering more than 170 daily flights to over 40 nonstop destinations across the US, Canada, Mexico, and Hawaii. Southwest Airlines is the largest carrier, followed by American, Delta, and United.

Other flight options include the San Francisco Airport, San Jose Airport, or the Oakland Airport, each about 3.5 hours away, by car.

If you prefer flying with an air taxi, GaryAir can fly you to Tahoe South.

New Aha! Air operated by ExpressJet, launched service on October 24, 2021.

Award-winning air carrier JSX expands flight service between Oakland and Las Vegas to Reno-Tahoe. Flights depart and arrive at private terminals on 30-seat jets for a crowd-free, super-safe, and simple travel experience. More information.

Non-stop direct flights to Reno Tahoe:

The Reno-Tahoe International Airport offers ten airlines providing more than 130 daily flights serving the following non-stop destinations:

Atlanta – Seasonal
Austin – Scheduled to begin September 2021
Chicago/Midway (MDW) – Seasonal
Chicago/O’Hare (ORD) – Seasonal
Dallas/Ft. Worth
Dallas Love Field – Seasonal
Guadalajara, Mexico
Houston/Hobby (HOU) – Seasonal
Houston/Intercontinental (IAH)
Las Vegas
Long Beach
Los Angeles
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Seasonal
New York (JFK)
Orange County
Salt Lake City
San Diego
San Francisco
San Jose

These non-stop flights can also get you virtually anywhere within one-stop.

Reno-Tahoe Airport Non-stop destinations

New flights to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport are continually being added, making getting here even easier.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s newest nonstop destinations on the West Coast are served by aha! Airlines. This regional airline will fly direct to Reno Tahoe from Tri-Cities, Wash.; Bakersfield, CA; Ashland, OR; Springfield, OR; Ontario, CA; Bend, OR; Arcata, CA; and Fresno, CA.

Skip the airport line when you book your flight on JSX. This unique hop-on jet service operates out of private terminals at the airport, meaning no lines or crowds. Easily get to Reno on direct flights from Hollywood Burbank International Airport or John Wayne Airport in Orange County.

New Delta Air Lines flights include three daily direct flights between LAX and RNO.

With two daily flights from Los Angeles, Alaska Airlines gives you great schedule options when flying between LAX to RNO.

Allegiant offers nonstop service from Orange County to Reno, with flights twice a week. For those traveling between Las Vegas and Reno, Allegiant’s nonstop flight is offered five days per week.

Travelers in Southern California can fly direct from Long Beach or San Diego to Reno on Southwest Airlines. Direct flights between LAX and Reno have resumed, and direct flights between Chicago Midway and RNO are also available. Southwest’s daily direct flights between San Jose and RNO have also resumed.

Another new flight between Texas and Reno Tahoe is offered by United. This nonstop flight between Houston (IAH) and Reno is once per day, seven days a week.

In addition to American Airlines‘ daily nonstop flight for visitors from Austin, Texas, they also resumed their nonstop daily flights from LAX to Reno.

Another nonstop flight from the East Coast is back as JetBlue has resumed its direct flight between JFK and Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

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