Sparks and Reno are so close together that you’re unlikely to notice when you move from one city to the other. If you’re flying, fly into the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO), which also serves Sparks.
Reno-Tahoe International Airport is located 3 miles southeast of the downtown Reno-Sparks metro area. Airlines serving Reno have around 140 flights daily to and from the airport, providing service to 22 cities non-stop and about 31 cities with a same plane one-stop flight.
Complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the Nugget Casino Resort is available, departing from the airport every hour on the half hour and from the Nugget every hour at the top of the hour. Catch the complimentary shuttle outside the D Doors North of Baggage Claim. Several paid shuttle services are also available.
The Nugget Casino Resort is a short 10-minute cab ride from Reno-Tahoe International Airport. A cab from the airport will run you approximately $22 one-way plus tip, and a Lyft or Uber will be ~$12-15.
City bus service is provided by RTC Ride between the airport and downtown Reno. The city bus pick-up and drop-off location is at the north end of the center curb, outside of Baggage Claim. Bus Route 19, which includes a stop at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, operates Monday through Friday.
An Amtrak line runs through downtown Reno, and the Reno station is a 7-minute drive from the event hotel.
Road tripping? The Nugget Casino Resort offers complimentary valet and self-parking and sits just off Interstate 80. Arrive from the east or west via I-80, from the north via U.S. 395, or from the south via I-580.