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Getting to El Dorado County

Detail map of El Dorado County | Weather & HWY 50 Road Conditions

California map highlighting El Dorado County Click here for a detail map of El Dorado County

Driving from San Francisco:

  • Take Interstate-80 East across the Bay Bridge to Oakland, approximately 13 miles
  • Take Interstate-80 Eeast / I-580 West towards Vallejo / Sacramento, approximately 87 miles
  • Take Business Route-80 East / US 50 East towards South Lake Tahoe
  • Stay straight on US 50 East to Placerville, approximately 46 miles
  • Total trip approximate 146 miles

Driving from Lake Tahoe:

  • Take Lake Tahoe Blvd. US 50 West
  • Stay straight on US 50 West to Placerville
  • Total trip approximately 60 miles
 

Driving from Los Angeles:

  • Take Interstate-5 North to Sacramento, approximate 370 miles
  • Take Business Route-80 East to US 50 East toward South Lake Tahoe
  • Stay straight on US 50 East to Placerville for 46 miles
  • Total trip approximately 416 miles

Arriving at Sacramento Airport:

Flight Schedules -- Sacramento County Airport System
www.ifly.com/sacramento-international-airport/SMF-airport-flight-status-arrivals

Driving from Sacramento Airport:

  • Take Interstate-5 South to Sacramento, approximately 11 miles
  • Take Business Route-80 East / US 50 Eeat / CA 99 South towards South Lake Tahoe
  • Stay straight on US 50 East to Placerville, approximately 46 miles
  • Total trip approximately 57 miles

El Dorado Transit logo

Click here for schedule details on their website.

Amtrak Train Service

Amtrak California offers five daily motor coach round trips to the Transit Center in Placerville on their way between South Lake Tahoe/Carson City and the Sacramento train station. For train or coach travel, call AMTRAK for service from locations throughout the Country (800) 872-7245 or visit their website www.amtrakcalifornia.com

Flying into Placerville Airport (PVF):

www.airnav.com/airport/KPVF
Telephone: (530) 622-0459

Flying into Cameron Park Airport:

www.airnav.com/airport/O61
Telephone: (916) 231-0103

Flying into Georgetown Airport:

www.airnav.com/airport/Q61
Telephone: (530) 333-0810

Lake Tahoe Airport:

www.laketahoeairport.com
Telephone: (530) 542-6180

Additional info on all airports in California: www.airnav.com/airports/state/CA.html