Travel from RNO to ALP

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$206 | 1d 5h 46min Bus$206 | 1d 5h 46min Bus165 lb of CO2
  1. Train$521
    2d 18h 14min · 723 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$209
    1d 6h 10min · 167 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$150
    18h 49min · 213 lb of CO2

RNO to ALP Trains

train tickets from Reno to Alpine

$521 · 2d 18h 14min
AmtrakAmtrak RNO train to ALP
Train Tickets
About $521
Travel Duration
2d 18h 14min
Reno - RNO
Amtrak from RNO to CHIAmtrak · 1d 14h 47minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to ALPAmtrak · 1d 3h 27minTexas Eagle
Alpine - ALP

train tickets from Truckee to Alpine

$525 · 2d 18h 46min
AmtrakAmtrak TRU train to ALP
Train Tickets
About $525
Travel Duration
2d 18h 46min
Truckee - TRU
Amtrak from TRU to CHIAmtrak · 1d 15h 19minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to ALPAmtrak · 1d 3h 27minTexas Eagle
Alpine - ALP

RNO to ALP Buses

bus tickets from Reno to Alpine

$209 · 1d 6h 10min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 10min

bus tickets from Reno to Marfa

$206 · 1d 5h 46min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $206
Travel Duration
1d 5h 46min

bus tickets from Truckee to Alpine

$211 · 1d 6h 27min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $211
Travel Duration
1d 6h 27min

bus tickets from Truckee to Marfa

$208 · 1d 6h 2min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 6h 2min

Drive from RNO to ALP

Driving from RNO to ALP

$150 · 18h 49min

It's 1110 miles between RNO to ALP. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 49min and 19h 45min from RNO to ALP under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 42min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to ALP by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

Our recommendation to ALP

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from RNO to ALP?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

RNO to ALP TX - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from RNO to ALP. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to ALP is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the RNO/ALP buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from RNO is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between RNO NV and ALP during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from RNO to ALP? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of ALP traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to ALP is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from RNO to ALP?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from RNO to ALP is by bus. The bus costs $206 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 46 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from RNO to ALP?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between RNO area and ALP, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 2 day 18 hours 14 minutes. We recommend catching the train at RNO Reno Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from RNO. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from RNO to ALP by car?

The total distance between RNO and ALP is 1110 miles and will take you about 18 hours 49 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $150.

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