The North Lake Tahoe area is centrally located between Reno, Nevada and Sacramento, California, making it easily accessible for public transportation options. As always, extreme winter weather can impact these routes from time to time.
    • Tahoe Ski Buses to Palisades Tahoe
      If you're coming from the Tahoe area, Sacramento, or San Francisco, there are shuttle bus options to help you get to Palisades Tahoe

      Regional Buses

      • FREE Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART) - Service running daily from Truckee and Tahoe City to Olympic Valley. Available 7 days a week - For FREE. Call 530-550-1212 for information or View Full TART Schedule - You can also download NextBus, an app that tracks TART buses in real-time.

      Sacramento Buses

      • Alpine Adventures: The Sacramento Area premier ski bus since 1965. Offering bus service to Palisades and Alpine with hot beverages, pastries, and après ski beverages and goodies.

      Bay Area Buses

      • Bay Area Ski Bus: Ski Tour Operator offering bus service to Palisades Tahoe. We operate fun, safe bus trips for Adults, Teens, Families, and all types of groups. Easy, convenient and safe. Call 925-680-4386 or email Bay Area Ski Bus to book your next ski trip.
      • Tahoe Convoy: Bay Area to Lake Tahoe Luxury Weekend Shuttle – Unlike same-day ski buses, the Tahoe Convoy bus travels eastbound on Friday night and returns westbound on Sunday night (or Monday night, during 3-day weekends), for weekend visitors with overnight accommodations. Connecting San Francisco, the East Bay, and Central Valley into Olympic Valley – and also serving Truckee, Tahoe City, Tahoe Vista, and Incline Village. Visit to find stops, view schedules, and book seats – or email or call (530) 580-8781.
    • Travel by Amtrak train to Palisades Tahoe

      Avoid the traffic and take Amtrak to Truckee for your ski weekend. Amtrak offers a convenient and enjoyable travel option from the Bay Area, with comfortable seating as spacious as first-class airline seats, outlets to charge your phone, and casual and formal dining options. Relax and enjoy the spectacular views as you wind your way up the mountain. Easily connect to the California Zephyr with daily departures from Emeryville, Richmond, Martinez, and Sacramento to Truckee. From the Truckee Amtrak Station, you can use public or private transportation to get to your final destination.