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Elko to Reno drive in 1 day

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 Battle Mountain
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Elko to Reno road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Elko to Reno. If you're planning a road trip to Reno, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Elko and Reno. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Elko and Reno. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Elko
drive for about 1 hour

11:10 am  Battle Mountain
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:10 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

1:02 pm  Winnemucca
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:02 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:05 pm  Lovelock
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:05 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

4:58 pm  Fernley
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:58 pm
drive for about 37 minutes

6:35 pm  arrive in Reno
stay at Grand Sierra Resort & Casino

driving ≈ 4.5 hours

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Elko to Reno questions

profile  Julie asked:
a good place to stop along the way  (1 answer)

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Elko, Nevada.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Battle Mountain

Winnemucca  (3 answers)



Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Reno, Nevada.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to stay in Reno?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Reno.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Grand Sierra Resort & Casino, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Reno? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Reno?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Truckee River  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Reno. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Reno for a first time visitor?  (2 answers)

profile  Angie from San Antonio asked:
Dog-friendly hotels in Reno?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Reno.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Reno to Elko drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Elko? Try searching for places within 4 hours of Elko.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Elko to Reno. Or get a full Elko to Reno flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Elko well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Elko!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 289 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 12 minutes
5 Elko travel answers
3 Winnemucca travel answers
30 Reno travel answers


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