Lake Tahoe Airport TVL Shared Shuttles and Private Transfers

Ensure your trip gets off to the best start by booking an airport shuttle or private transfer to and from Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL). Choose from 1 different transfer companies and book your transfer today

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Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL) Transfers and Shuttle Services

When adventure calls your name and the pull of Lake Tahoe is too great to ignore, your journey begins the moment you step off the plane at Lake Tahoe Airport. Located in the stunning city of South Lake Tahoe, California, this customer-focused airport provides the gateway to a region encapsulated by breathtaking natural beauty, with the iconic Lake Tahoe itself just a stone's throw away.

From the moment your flight descends into Lake Tahoe Airport, you will be met with a view of the majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range. Located about 3 miles from the city center, the airport exists in harmony with its vibrant surroundings, offering an easily accessed starting point for explorations into South Lake Tahoe’s rich offering of renowned ski resorts, hiking trails, and the iconic lake it's named after.

Remarkably, despite its relatively small size, Lake Tahoe Airport operates out of a single, well-equipped terminal. Although minimalistic in design, travelers find their needs well met with clean, comfortable facilities. But perhaps the airport's trump card is its convenience of ground transportation, especially for those aiming to explore the city and its splendorous attractions.

This is where Jayride steps in, ensuring your Lake Tahoe adventure carries on from the runway to the mountain tops with seamless airport transportation. The beauty of Lake Tahoe Airport doesn't simply lie in its proximity to some of the world’s finest natural wonders, it is also in how conveniently travelers can navigate their journey from the moment they step off the plane.

Jayride, a leading provider of airport transfers, makes pre-booking your airport transportation an absolute breeze. Whether you prefer a luxurious private car service for an unmatched personalized airport pickup, a more budget-friendly shared shuttle service, or even a limousine, Jayride has your ride to and from the airport covered.

By pre-booking your airport transfer with Jayride, travelers can save on time, enjoy a stress-free journey, and get their trip to Lake Tahoe off to a spectacular start. Say goodbye to lengthy waits and unanticipated transportation woes: with Jayride, the world—quite literally—becomes your oyster.

So, no matter if your upcoming trip is for business or pleasure, remember that the blend of Lake Tahoe’s captivating landscapes and Jayride's unique offering of flexible transfer services provides everything you need for an unforgettable journey. Start your Lake Tahoe adventure today by effortlessly booking your airport transportation with Jayride—where every ride is another journey to remember.

Our Services

Reliable airport transport services to and from Lake Tahoe Airport … easy. Whatever your budget, wherever you’re headed, Jayride partner drivers will get you there. Travel your way with a choice of affordable ground transportation options in Lake Tahoe Airport.

Shared shuttles

The best option for travel on a budget, share a ride in a car or van with others heading in your direction.

Private transfers

Choose a car, van or limo (why not!) and have your own private driver get you to your destination.


Use a familiar rideshare service without downloading local apps, and avoid surge pricing by booking ahead.

Cruise transfer

Book before you land and take the worry out of getting from the airport to your cruise’s departure dock.

Top things to do near Lake Tahoe Airport

If you're landing at Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL) and looking for nearby activities to dive into, you'll be thrilled at what's on offer. Here's a quick guide to some of the must-visit spots, all within a 5-10 mile radius of Lake Tahoe Airport:

  1. Lake Tahoe: It goes without saying, a visit to the magnificent Lake Tahoe itself is a must, with unmatched opportunities for water sports, beautiful beaches, and panoramic views.
  2. Heavenly Mountain Resort: Known for its world-class skiing and snowboarding, it offers breathtaking views about 4 miles away from the airport.
  3. Tallac Historic Site: Dive into Tahoe's history, just 7 miles from the airport, and discover life at the lake during the 19th century.
  4. Bijou Community Park: Located just within a couple of miles, this park offers a spacious playground, disc golf, and a lovely dog park.
  5. Tahoe Rim Trail: Experience the beauty of Tahoe at this 165-mile long trail that offers astounding vistas, just 6 miles from the airport.
  6. Magic Carpet Golf: A fun-filled mini-golf course catering to families, located just 3 miles away from the airport.
  7. Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum: A small museum packed with interesting exhibits, located around 2 miles away from the airport.
  8. M.S. Dixie II Paddlewheeler: Hop aboard for a fascinating dinner cruise on Lake Tahoe, only about 7 miles from the airport.
  9. Tahoe Trout Farm: Located just 2 miles from the airport, it is guaranteed fun for adults and kids who love fishing.
  10. Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery: Visible within a short 3-mile ride, it houses beautiful art collections from renowned artists.

Top things to do in and around South Lake Tahoe

When you find yourself in South Lake Tahoe, an array of irresistible attractions awaits to make your visit unforgettable. Here are some must-visit spots you can look forward to discovering:

  1. Emerald Bay State Park: A gem of a park showcasing Lake Tahoe's best natural beauty, with hiking trails and stunning photo opportunities.
  2. Harrah's Lake Tahoe: A 24-hour casino offering gambling, entertainment, dining, and luxury accommodations overlooking the lake.
  3. Taylor Creek Visitor Center: A special place for wildlife and nature lovers, with walking trails and interpretive exhibits.
  4. Lake Tahoe Balloons: Offers unforgettable hot air balloon rides that give you a bird's-eye view of the beautiful lake and surrounding areas.
  5. Adventure Mountain Lake Tahoe: A premier winter destination offering sledding, snowshoeing, and snowy fun for the family.
  6. Ed Z'berg Sugar Pine Point State Park: Houses a beautifully preserved mansion and offers excellent hiking and cross-country skiing opportunities.
  7. Vikingsholm: A Scandinavian-inspired architectural marvel at Emerald Bay, offering guided tours to interested visitors.
  8. Bear Beach Cafe: A favorite with both locals and visitors for their food, locally sourced coffee, and the stunning lake view.
  9. Pope Beach: A wonderful spot to soak up the sun, swim, or have a picnic with beautiful Lake Tahoe as your backdrop.
  10. Camp Richardson Historic Resort & Marina: An all-year resort that offers a variety of watersports during summer and cross-country skiing during winter.

Frequently asked questions

What options do I have for transportation to and from Lake Tahoe Airport (TVL)?

Jayride offers various options for airport transportation at Lake Tahoe Airport. It can range from private cars, budget-friendly shared shuttles to luxurious limousines. It all depends on your preference and needs.

Can I pre-book my airport transfers in Lake Tahoe?

Absolutely, and it's recommended too. With Jayride, you can conveniently pre-book your ride to and from the airport, saving you time and providing a stress-free start to your journey.

Is the airport transfer service available at odd hours from Lake Tahoe Airport?

Yes, Jayride provides airport transportation services 24/7. No matter when your flight arrives or departs, you can be assured of a timely pickup and drop-off.

How far in advance do I need to book my airport transfer through Jayride for traveling from and to Lake Tahoe Airport?

While you can book your airport transfer at any time, it's recommended to book at least 24 hours in advance. The sooner you book, the better your chances of getting the car type you prefer.

Are airport shuttle services reliable and safe at Lake Tahoe Airport?

Definitely! Jayride partners with reliable and professional transport companies that prioritize passenger safety and convenience for a smooth ride to and from Lake Tahoe Airport.


Linda H. Travelled on 30 September 2023

“Rodney was excellent! He was so pleasant, and very professional. His vehicle was impeccable, as well as comfortable. We arrived to the airport with plenty of time to spare!”

Bernita N. Travelled on 30 September 2023

“Bruce was phenomenal, knowledgeable and safe. Great intro to the beautiful state of Wyoming!”

Ken Y. Travelled on 30 September 2023

“Our driver was great. He arrived exactly when he said he would. A great conversationalist knowing a lot about the area and gave us great tips about our trip to BI. ”

Morgan W. Travelled on 30 September 2023


Dora C. Travelled on 29 September 2023

“Courteous and engaging. Only a 10 min ride but lovely experience ”


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