Getting there & around
The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (775-328-6870) is a few miles southeast of downtown and has free wi-fi. Greyhound (775-322-2970; 155 Stevenson St) has frequent buses to San Francisco ($33, six hours) and Los Angeles ($66, 10½ to 15 hours), and two daily to Las Vegas ($72, 18 to 20 hours). Amtrak (775-329-8638; 280 N Center St) has one daily run to Sacramento; note that this route often has major delays and uses buses. One train leaves daily for Salt Lake City ($57, 13 hours) and Denver ($117, 29 hours).
Many hotels offer free shuttles to and from the airport. Local bus system Citifare (775-348-7433) covers the metropolitan area (adult/child $1.70/1.25); the main transfer station is at E 4th and Center Sts. The free yellow Sierra Spirit bus plies Virginia St from the University of Nevada to the river, and is a roving wi-fi hot spot.