Travel To Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

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Nonstop Flights to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

100 daily departures nonstop to 22 U.S. cities and an international city
Flight Map for RNO
Nonstop Service to Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)
CityAirlineDays
Atlanta (ATL)Delta
Weekly on Saturdays from December to March
Daily beginning May 2020 
Boise (BOI)Alaska AirlinesDaily
Chicago/Midway (MDW)Delta Seasonal
Chicago/O'Hare (ORD)Seasonal
Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW)American AirlinesDaily
Dallas Love Field (DAL)Southwest AirlinesSeasonal
Denver (DEN)
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays
Daily
Daily
Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL)VolarisMondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Houston/Intercontinental (IAH)United AirlinesMondays, Tuesdays
Las Vegas (LAS)Allegiant Air
Southwest Airlines
Sundays-Fridays
Daily
Long Beach (LGB)JetBlue AirwaysDaily
Los Angeles (LAX)Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines
Daily
Daily
Daily
Daily
Minneapolis (MSP)DeltaSeasonal
New York (JFK)JetBlue AirwaysDaily
Oakland (OAK)Southwest AirlinesDaily
Phoenix (PHX)American Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Daily
Daily
Portland (PDX)American AirlinesDaily
Salt Lake City (SLC)DeltaDaily
San Diego (SAN)Southwest AirlinesDaily
San Francisco (SFO)United AirlinesDaily
San Jose (SJC)American AirlinesDaily
Seattle (SEA)Alaska AirlinesDaily

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Transport from the Airport

The following taxis and shuttles provide ground transport from Reno-Tahoe International Airport:

Drive to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

Driving to Squaw Alpine Map
Estimated Driving Times
 TimeDistance
Reno1 hour42 miles
Sacramento2 hours96 miles
San Francisco4 hours196 miles
San Jose4.5 hours228 miles
Boise7.5 hours465 miles
Las Vegas8 hours270 miles
Salt Lake City8 hours561 miles
Los Angeles8 hours495 miles
Portland10 hours575 miles
San Diego11 hours622 miles 
Phoenix12.5 hours781 miles
Seattle13 hours747 miles

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Winter Driving

Winter driving conditions in the Sierra can change rapidly, leading to whiteouts, accidents, and traffic delays. 

If you simply must travel during storm conditions, here are some things to remember. 

  • Have extra water, food, necessary medication and warm clothing in the car with you. Be prepared to be waiting for long periods of time. 
  • Carry chains and know how to use them. 
  • Do not leave the area without a full tank of gas. 
  • Become familiar with this list of Winter Driving Tips

Squaw Alpine Conditions Information

This is where you'll find the best information on mountain conditions. 

Parking & Getting Around Squaw Alpine

On storm weekends, traffic and parking can be tricky in the Tahoe area. Utilize the following resources to improve your experience. 

Tahoe Ski Bus to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows

If you're coming from the Tahoe area, Sacramento, or San Francisco, there are shuttle bus options to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows:

Regional Buses
Sacramento Buses
  • Alpine Adventures: The Sacramento Area premier ski bus since 1965. Offering bus service to Squaw Valley and Alpine meadows with hot beverages, pastries, and après ski beverages and goodies.
Bay Area Buses
  • Bay Area Ski Bus: Ski Tour Operator offering bus service to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. 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.
  • North American Charter Ski: Bringing skiers and snowboarders to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows on eco-friendly luxury coaches. Call 925-230-2086 to book your next ski trip.
  • Santa Rosa Ski & Sports: Sonoma County's #1 Ski/Snowboard charter bus since 1986. Bringing you to Squaw | Alpine Meadows in comfort at the lowest possible rates. For more info, visit them online or call (707)-578-4754. 
  • Sourced Adventures: Tour operator offering weekly ski bus service with convenient round-trip transportation from San Francisco and Oakland to Squaw Valley every Saturday all season long. Book online or call 646-847-2367 or email support@sourcedadventures.com. Sourced Adventures also offers charters and custom corporate packages.
  • Sports Basement Tahoe Ski & Snowboard Bus: Runs every Saturday and Sundays from 5 Sports Basement Bay Area locations, including: Bryant Street (SF), Sunnyvale, Novato (limited operations), Redwood City and Berkeley. Nonstop, luxury bus with bathrooms, WiFi, reclining seats. Includes breakfast, snacks and après ski drinks! Pre-loaded rental gear option allowing for hassle free renting and returning. $75 per passenger.  Discounted lift tickets and full rental gear packages available. Custom, private buses also available. More information at www.SBSkiBus.com or here or you can call 1-800-866-6670.

Traveling by Train to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows 

Amtrak

Avoid 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 use public or private transportation to get to your final destination.

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