Originally posted: 04.07.2024

Book a SF Bay Area to Tahoe Resort Bus Trip or Gift One

2023/24 TAHOE SKI TRIPS to Lake Tahoe Resorts

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Book a Tahoe resort ski bus trip (day trip, hotel trips, powder destination trips) for family, friends and/or a lover 😉

Tahoe Ski Trips (formerly known as the Bay Area Ski Bus) offers ski bus trips to Sugar Bowl Resort, Sierra at Tahoe, Ski Heavenly, Northstar at Tahoe, and Kirkwood Mountain Resort (other resorts added based on high demand).

Got an Ikon or Epic Pass? Make the most of your season pass, book round-trip SF Bay Area to/from Tahoe ski bus transportation only (no lift ticket required) to Lake Tahoe area resorts.

Use promo code: ‘ snowpals2023 ‘ to get $10 off Tahoe Ski Trips day trips or $10 off two days, one night hotel trip bookings (please note: the promo code is valid for NEW SIGN-UPS ONLY).

Buy a gift certificate for a Christmas present/birthday gift/or a special occasion (makes great gifts for kids, grandkids or the adult kids in us).

View Tahoe Bus Trips Schedule and Bus Seating Availability

One Day Weekend Trips (opens in a new window – reserve your seats early to secure)
One Day Trips on Weekdays
Two Days, One Night Hotel Trips

More ski bus trips will be added when there’s a high demand for certain dates and resorts; bookmark and check back weekly to view newly added trips.


Also available are corporate bus ski trips and private group charter bus bookings for your family or group of friends. Charter bus bookings are available in either 22 seats or 55 seats. For small group ski bus trips, gather a minimum of 22 people together and we can give you a price quote for a customized private group trip to the resort of your choice.

For less than 22 people, all bus trips available are listed on the ski bus calendar. If you don’t see the resort you’re interested in or a bus trip being offered on the date you want, it’s because we do not have sufficient demand to offer a trip on that date or that resort yet, however, check back daily and refresh the page to see if we have added any new trips to the calendar.

Book a private ski bus trip for your company, school or group.

and let us know what you’d like. We will customize a ski bus trip package based on your needs. Please copy and paste the following questions and your answers in an email reply to let us know what you’d like to be included in your ski bus trip quote, such as:

(1) round-trip bus transportation from/your point of departure address?
(2) preferred ski resort?
(3) your group size? Must be a minimum of 22 people for a small group trip.
(4) one day or multiple day trip (include hotel/lodging in the pricing?)
(5) will you need lift tickets, ski and/or snowboard rentals, group lessons?
(6) apres ski (wine/beer/drinks/snacks or meal) social event, group dinner social or team building event?

Thank you! We’ll reply within 24 hours or as soon as we can get a rep to work on giving you a group/corporate price quote


E-gift cards available for the holidays and special occasions

Tahoe Ski Trips offers bus transportation only E-gift cards/Gift Certificates for those who already have a ski season pass. .

If there’s not a Tahoe ski bus trip that goes to the resort you need to go to on a specific date, consider join SnowPals’ rideshare to connect with SF Bay Area and Sacramento Area skiers and snowboarders for ridesharing/carpooling seven days a week during the winter.

Need a ride or offer a rideshare? Offer a ride if you are driving with empty seats in your car, get gas money compensation to offset your Lake Tahoe trip expenses. Meet ski, ride buddies in the process; some people made lasting friendships through our rideshare connection. SnowPals’ rideshare forum (since 1999) is over 8k+ members strong: working professionals, college students, retirees, and those out of town visitors to Lake Tahoe. Connect for Tahoe Ride-sharing/carpooling. Read more, join.

Book a Tahoe weekend ski/board getaway for two days of skiing/riding

The Tahoe Ski Trips offer the most ski bus trips to Tahoe resorts; operating four days weekly with numerous SF Bay Area pick-up locations. View the current bus trip schedule (opens in a new window).

Tahoe Ski Trips offers:

  • Weekend Ski Bus Trips
  • Weekday Ski Bus Trips
  • 2 Day Hotel Ski Bus Trips
  • Extended POWDER Adventure Ski Bus Trips
  • Singles Ski Bus Trips(“Singles” Ski Trips give solo skiers & snowboarders a chance to meet other singles in a fun and engaging setting: meet that special person who shares your love for snow sports)

These trips include:

  • round- trip transportation BUS TRANSPORT ONLY
  • bus enroute breakfast
  • free energy drink for the slopes
  • apres-ski hot cocoa (wine/beer tastings on selected dates), snacks, and on-bus featured movie entertainment
  • optional: add ski/snowboard rental and/or lesson package

Treat family, friends and/or yourself to a fun day at your favorite Tahoe ski resort. Gift certificates/card available for the holidays or for special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries.

tahoe-ski-trips-logo Since 1996, over 26 years of stellar service: “operating with integrity and a commitment to quality, Tahoe Ski Trips (formerly known as the Bay Area Ski Bus) contracts with the finest transportation companies and recreation outfitters/ski resorts with fantastic reputations and safety records. We focus on the details, while you focus on having Fun! Our quality and service is unmatched.”

 Sleep on the bus in the morning and let a professional driver do the driving and snow chain installation.

  Get dropped off at the resort and enjoy a full day of skiing or riding.

  Watch movies on the bus ride back home!

  The luxury ski buses are equipped with DVD players, TV, personal reading lights, huge storage areas for your gear, and restrooms. Bring a pillow, a light blanket and your favorite tunes or ipad or android tablet and you’re set for a fun filled day.

Treat yourself, family and friends to a Ski & Ride POWDER Destination Vacation

Reserve your spot(s) with a deposit. Space is limited; register early as trips will fill up quickly especially when snow is in the forecast.

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Book early to secure your seat(s);each bus seats 52 people; whenever there is snow in the forecast, bus trips fill up quickly. If the trip is full, you can still get on the wait list; please call 925-680-4386 (leave a message and your call will be returned usually within 24-48 hours).

  • Please note: discounts will not be honored for those who call-in/e-mail AFTER they registered.

Tahoe Ski Trips (formerly BAY AREA SKI BUS) PICK-UP LOCATIONS – once you booked your trip, follow the instructions in your booking confirmation email for exact trip schedule and pickup locations. The following are locations that are most often used.. (check Tahoe Ski Trips website for the latest pick-up locations updates)

+ SAN FRANCISCO 16TH ST – 1415 16TH ST & Carolina

Read the frequently asked questions (FAQs).

Typical Pick-up and Drop-off times | Tahoe Ski Trips Time Schedule (be sure to check your booking confirmation email for exact directions):

4:00am to 5:30am – Board the bus (time varies depending on your pick up location); sleep until 7:30am.
7:30am – Continental breakfast and ski trip/resort overview
8:30am – Arrive at ski resort
8:40am to 4:00pm – Enjoy skiing or snowboarding
4:30pm – Depart from ski resort (watch movies on the return trip)
8:30pm – Return to the Bay Area; return times are approximately 8:30pm in Walnut Creek, San Francisco through 9:00pm in Sunnyvale

–> Do you need winter attire, gear, ski & snowboard rentals, tune-ups, and/or shop services? Check out the sale, clearance items and rentals at REI and REI Outlet.


View Ski Trips videos and photos.

Tahoe Ski Trips (formerly Bay Area Ski Bus) Video on YouTube

Click on the play button to watch a YouTube Video of what a typical Tahoe Ski Bus Trip is like:

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