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East Shore Express/Route 28

Sand Harbor Shuttle

From Incline Village and Stateline, NV

Getting to one of Lake Tahoe’s most popular beaches is easy.

Operated by Tahoe Transportation District, the East Shore Express provides a convenient and affordable way to enjoy a day at Sand Harbor, without dealing with parking or traffic.

Choosing the East Shore Express also helps reduce congestion on parts of the State Route 28 corridor designated as a national scenic byway. Fewer cars mean better protection of our natural resources, plus improved bicyclist and pedestrian safety.

We Care About Your Safety! To better protect our visitors and our environment, drop offs and parking are no longer permitted along State Route 28 near Sand Harbor. Walk-In visitation is permanently suspended. Another great reason to choose the East Shore Express.

The low fare includes free entry into Sand Harbor, so hop aboard and enjoy the ride—and the value!

2017 Schedule

Runs Every 20 Minutes
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM 
Weekends: June 10-11, June 17-19 
Daily: June 24 – September 4
July 4th: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM 

From Incline Village 
Corner of Southwood & Hwy. 28 (Old Elementary School)
771 Southwood Blvd., Incline Village, NV 89451
Service begins at 10:00 AM, then every 20 minutes until 6:20 PM.

From Sand Harbor Visitors Center
Service begins at 10:20 AM, then every 20 minutes. Last bus from Sand Harbor leaves at 6:40 PM.

Possibility of road construction delays.

Round Trip Fares

$1.00 Entry to Sand Harbor Included

General $4.00
Youth ages 5-18, Seniors 60+, Individuals w/Disabilities $2.50

Please have your EXACT FARE ready as you board the bus.
All fares are cash only.
No change will be given.
Children 4 and under ride free.
It's ok to bring your coolers & beach chairs.

NOT ALLOWED ON THE BUS: No bikes, kayaks, smoking, eating, drinking, pets, grills, BBQ’s, or propane/flammable materials allowed on the bus.

Free Parking

Free parking at 771 Southwood Blvd., Incline Village, NV 89451
Parking lots open at 9:45 AM and will be locked at 7:15 PM.
No overnight parking.
Gate locked at 8:30 PM on July 4.

Special Service for TART Riders

Request a transfer from the TART driver. The fare with the transfer is $1.00 for all riders and includes entry to Sand Harbor.

NEW South Shore Service

Kingsbury Transit Center
175 US 50, Stateline, NV 89449
Weekends: June 10-11, June 18-19
Daily: June 24 – September 4, 2017 
Morning pick up at 8:45 AM
Evening drop off at 7:45 PM.
Tuesday, July 4th:
Morning pick up at 6:45 AM,
evening drop off at 9:45 PM.

No midday trips

Sand Harbor Beach Hours

8:00 AM - One Hour Past Sunset

Sand Harbor - NV State Park Website 

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Including the Sand Harbor entry fee in the bus fare is one way that Nevada State Parks contributes to East Shore Express operations.

For questions about the East Shore Express: 530.541.7149

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