How much does a private jet from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe cost?

It’s important to keep in mind that the cost of a private plane from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe can vary based on a number of factors. On average, though, the cost of a charter for this trip begins at $3,800 and can climb as high as $20,000. This variation in price occurs because the size of aircraft plays a large role in the pricing. Since it’s such a short distance, the most affordable aircraft is a turboprop or very light jet. Something like a Pilatus PC12 will set you back approximately $4,000. If you prefer a more luxurious aircraft, you’ll want to consider a larger aircraft. The Hawker 850XP costs roughly $10,500 to charter for this route. If you’re traveling with a large group and require a heavy jet, like a Gulfstream G500, you’re looking at a bill of nearly $20,000.

San Francisco - South Lake Tahoe
Aircraft TypeSmall JetMedium JetHeavy JetTurbo Prop
Estimated Price$7,202 - $7,960$10,297 - $11,381$17,758 - $19,627$3,884 - $4,293
Fuel Stop----
Flight Duration1.65 hrs1.65 hrs1.65 hrs1.65 hrs

How long does a private flight between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe take?

Since the distance from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe is just shy of 160 miles, the flight time is minimal, regardless of the size of jet you choose to charter. On average, the flight time can be expected to be just over 90 minutes from the time your charter is wheels up in San Francisco to the moment it touches down in the beautiful Lake Tahoe. If time is tight, consider flying privately over booking a seat on a commercial flight. When you charter a jet, you’ll have the luxury of avoiding lengthy line-ups. And when you land in Lake Tahoe, you’ll be able to skip past the baggage carousel and head straight to your waiting transportation.

Aircraft TypeDistance in MLDistance in KMDuration
Small Jet1562511.65 hr
Medium Jet1562511.65 hr
Heavy Jet1562511.65 hr

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Private jet airports near San Francisco and South Lake Tahoe

San Francisco Area Airports

If you’re ready to book a charter to leave the shores of the Pacific and head inland, all you have to do is reach out to an agent. Once they determine which aircraft is best suited for your journey, they’ll ask you which San Francisco airport you’d prefer to depart from. There are several options available to you. They include:

South Lake Tahoe Area Airports

When it’s time to plan your trip, you’ll have your choice of arrival airports as well. Depending on where you’re headed in Lake Tahoe upon arrival, you’ll likely want to select the closest airport to your final destination. There are two airports in the Lake Tahoe region available to you:

Empty leg flights from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe

If you’re hoping to save a little money when booking a charter to Lake Tahoe, you may want to consider booking an empty leg flight. These flights are deeply discounted and can save you anywhere from 25 to 75 percent off the full-priced flight.
There are a few inconveniences that come with empty leg flights, which require a traveler to be a little flexible with their travel plans. If you’re not too worried about things like departure date and time or aircraft size and model, these discounted flights are definitely worth looking into.

SFO - TVL
Empty Leg FlightAvailable DatesAircraft TypeAircraft ClassTrip Price
SFO (SAN FRANCISCO) - HND (LAS VEGAS)02/22/2020Falcon 20Mid- Inquire

Ground services in San Francisco and Lake Tahoe

When you book a charter flight from San Francisco to Lake Tahoe, you’ll have two departments at your service. First, our air charter agents will help you secure the perfect jet for your trip. Once that’s been taken care of, they’ll put you in contact with our Trip Support department. Trip Support is here to ensure each and every detail of your trip is planned and executed to your satisfaction.

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