The closest international airport to Lake Tahoe, California, is the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, that is only 1 hour drive from the South Lake Tahoe.
Other flight options include the Sacramento International Airport (2 hours drive) San Francisco Airport, San Jose Airport and the Oakland Airport (3.5 hours drive).
From Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Lake Tahoe
The Reno-Tahoe International Airport offers hundreds of non-stop flights every day, by 9 different airlines. From the Reno Airport you can take the shuttle service to the Lake Tahoe. The price is $32.75 one way and $59.00 return. For more information visit http://southtahoeairporter.com/.
From the Reno-Tahoe International Airport you can also take a taxi, a bus or rent a car and drive for 1 hour.
From Sacramento International Airport to Lake Tahoe
If you come from Canada, Maxico or Hawaii you would rather take a flight to Sacramento International Airport, that is served by 15 airline companies like Delta, United, American and Southwest Airlines.
To reach Lake Tahoe from Sacramento International Airport it is recommended to rent a car and drive 2 hours.