Getting Around

Getting around the small city of Reno is easy, whether it is on foot, by bicycle, by rental car, or using public transport. There are numerous fixed bus routes in the city, with most major casinos boasting bus stops, and it is possible to get around Reno solely by public transport. Car hire companies and taxi companies also service the city in droves; Lyft and Uber are available.


Reno-Tahoe International Airport

The airport is just five miles (8km) south of downtown Reno.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO)


The airport is just five miles (8km) south of downtown Reno.

Getting to the city

The RTC Ride runs between the airport and downtown Reno. The pick-up zone is at the north end near the baggage claim area. Route 19 operates to and from the airport on weekdays. Taxis are also available from the same area and the ride into town takes just ten minutes.


GMT -8 (GMT -7 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

On-site car rental operators include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Airport taxis can be found just outside the baggage claim area. The trip into town takes 10 minutes.


Facilities at Reno-Tahoe International Airport include ATMs, mail-drop boxes, luggage trolleys, gaming machines, a pet relief area, souvenir shops, newsstands, as well as a range of restaurants and snack bars.


Short-term parking is charged at $1 for the first 30 minutes, $2 for the first hour and $1 per hour thereafter, up to $24 per day. Long-term rates are similar, but the daily rate is $14. Parking is located opposite the terminal.