Transfers to and from Reno-Tahoe Airport

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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Transfers

Reno-Tahoe International Airport provides several modes of efficient transportation for its customers.

Services to/from RNO, including rental cars, taxis, rideshares, shuttles, are available at the Ground Transportation Center.

Planning your transfer options before hitting the road will give you peace of mind in Reno.

Before leaving your home, know what items are allowed in your carry-on bag, what you can pack in your checked baggage, and what items are prohibited.

For the convenience and direction of the riding public, passengers may approach the Airport Information Desk for transport assistance anytime.

Finally, travelers should only transact at the airport counters and other legitimate establishments for their safety.

Rental Car Services at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Meet your car rental vehicle at the Ground Transportation Center near the Baggage Claim level. Shuttles are available at the facility. Service is free.

After completing the rental agreement inside, vehicles may be collected from the Parking Structure located just outside Baggage Claim.

All Car Rental counters at Reno Airport are conveniently located near the Baggage Claim area below the main terminal lobby.

The rental facility is open 24/7. Please inquire at your service provider for specific service hours and return procedures.

When ready to return your vehicle to the car rental center, remove all personal items before turning over the rented vehicle to the designated facility.

Allow plenty of time for your drive when returning the vehicle. If you’re not sure where to go, give the rental company a call. See all rental car companies at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

For item(s) lost and found inside the vehicle, please contact the rental car company directly.

For item(s) left on a rental car center shuttle bus, contact Airport Lost and Found, or call them at + 1 775-328-6868.

Ride Shares at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Reno-Tahoe International Airport provides the convenience of accessing rideshare vehicles in front of the Airport Terminal Grounds.

Passengers can reserve rideshare by downloading the company’s app on their smartphone and coordinating directly with their driver. They can also request a ride a few days before their flight to avoid the inconvenience.

Ridesharing apps should let users verify the identity of drivers by checking out their faces, license plates, and colors.

Taxis at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Upon exit from the Baggage Claim area, proceed to the Ground Transportation Center for your taxi.

One-way fare between the airport and Downtown is about $25.00, plus additional charges. If you need to travel outside the city area, please consult your driver for rates. It is customary to give the driver a tip (15-20% of the fare) for good service. 

Keep a record of the cab company, vehicle number, and the driver's name when traveling to and from the airport, just in case you leave something behind. More information about taxis at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

Trains at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Although there are no train stations at the airport, there is an Amtrak train connection near downtown Reno.

The cheapest way to travel from Reno Airport to Reno Amtrak is by taking Bus No. 12 for $4.00.

Passengers can quickly get there by taxi for less than $25.00. Additional information about train services near Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

Buses at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

RTC Bus Route No. 12, takes passengers either to Downtown 4th Street Station or Meadowood Mall and stops at Terminal Way & Villanova Street, which is a short walk from the north baggage claim via the marked pedestrian walkway.

RTC Bus Route No. 19 takes passengers to Downtown 4th Street Station and stops outside the baggage claim. This route operates only on weekdays.

A one-way fare starts at $2.00. Discounts apply to qualified passengers. Further information about buses to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

Passengers are advised to look for other more convenient transportation options.

Hotel Shuttle Services at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Many hotels in Reno provide shuttle services. Passengers may confirm with their local hotel if this is available at their accommodation.

Shuttles pick up and drop passengers in front of the terminal building.

Parking at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

The airport provides safe and comfortable parking spaces for thousands of vehicles at any time. These parking facilities are secured and open 24/7. Cash and credit card payments are accepted.

See more information about long and short-term parking at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.