Whether visiting for vacation or to attend a national convention, flights to Reno run from just about anywhere in the US. More than 50 airports nationwide offer either nonstop or one-stop flights to Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO). With one-stop access through 10 major hubs, visitors to Reno Tahoe can connect to hundreds of domestic and international destinations, making travel to the region easily accessible. Recognized as one of the Top 5 Most Efficient Airports in North America by the Air Transportation Research Society, Reno-Tahoe International Airport will start your visit out right!
Reno is on the rise as a destination. In February 2019 alone, 306,800 passengers passed through RNO, a number that continues to grow month after month. Major airlines keep adding nonstop flights to Reno to their roster, and even more flights are available with just one stop.
Cities that have nonstop flights to Reno include Seattle, Los Angeles, Portland, Boise, Denver, San Francisco, Oakland, Las Vegas, Chicago, New York and more.
If you’re planning on flying to Reno, there are a few things you should know.
When planning your trip to the Biggest Little City, it’s best to start shopping flights early to get the best price, especially if you are traveling to Reno during the summer or winter months, which tend to be the most popular times to visit. Flights to Reno can be a bit pricier during the summer months, which is a peak season around here. People from around the country fly in to enjoy sunshine, events and the great outdoors. But the winter months bring in their own sort of crowds, most of them sporting goggle tans and clutching ski or snowboard bags. Regardless of what type of visitor you are, the earlier you shop flights, the better.
Passenger airlines that fly in and out of RNO include Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and Volaris.
Okay, maybe we’re a little biased here, but the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is a great airport to travel through. Its smaller size means you can be out of baggage claim and on to the real adventures even faster! Don’t worry about leaving hungry or thirsty – there are plenty of local and chain restaurants to choose from. Grab a slice of pizza at local favorite Wild Garlic Pizza or quench your thirst with a beer at Tap & Pour.
There’s even entertainment to be had! RNO hosts local performances throughout the year, and they even have their own art gallery. RNO opened the Connector Collections Gallery in 2005 to celebrate artistic development in northern Nevada. Local art is also featured in their depARTures Gallery, which is located on the C Concourse.
It wouldn’t be a Reno airport if there wasn’t a touch of gaming. If you’re feeling lucky, there are more than 200 machines to test your luck.
Reno is a year-round destination. Choosing when to visit largely depends on what kind of trip you’re into. If you’re looking to experience hiking, camping and swimming, you’ll want to book your flights to Reno in the summer. Reno’s weather starts to really warm up June through August. Keep in mind, lots of festivals and events happen throughout summer so you might want to check out our events calendar before booking your flight to Reno. They could add some bonus entertainment to your trip, or if events aren’t your thing, add some extra cost to your flight ticket.
If you’re looking to experience some world-class skiing, then the mid-to-later winter months are best. There are several shuttles that run from Reno to Tahoe ski resorts. For a comprehensive list, check out our Reno Tahoe Ski Shuttles page.
Flights to Reno and flights to Lake Tahoe have one thing in common, they both end up at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. It’s only an hour-or-so drive to Tahoe, and if you don’t have a car rental, there are plenty of shuttle options.