There are 11 ways to get from Edmonton to California by tram, plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Tram to Edmonton, fly to San Francisco  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the tram from Stadium Station to Century Park Station
  2. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to San Francisco (SFO) YEG - SFO

$142 - $445

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Fly Edmonton to Los Angeles  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Los Angeles (LAX) YEG - LAX

$142 - $334

Fly Edmonton to San Diego  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to San Diego (SAN) YEG - SAN

$198 - $809

Fly Edmonton to San Jose  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to San Jose (SJC) YEG - SJC

$180 - $390

Fly Edmonton to Sacramento  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Sacramento (SMF) YEG - SMF

$198 - $708

Bus to Calgary, fly to San Francisco  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
  2. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to San Francisco (SFO) YYC - SFO

$174 - $421

Bus to Calgary, fly to Los Angeles  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
  2. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Los Angeles (LAX) YYC - LAX

$164 - $350

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary Downtown Office
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca

$223 - $510

Bus, train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Spruce Grove to Jasper, AB
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca

$248 - $660

Train  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Vancouver
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$308 - $971

Drive  •  28 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Los Angeles 1764 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to California is to tram and fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to California is to tram and fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The distance between Edmonton and California is 1918 km. The road distance is 2822.4 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to California without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 5 h and costs $280 - $700.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Edmonton to California, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to California is to fly which takes 7 h 56 min and costs $180 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $700 and takes 2 days 5 h, you could also train, which costs $390 - $1,300 and takes 3 days 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Edmonton Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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California is 1 h behind Edmonton. It is currently 2:45 AM in Edmonton and 1:45 AM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to California is 2822 km. It takes approximately 28 h 21 min to drive from Edmonton to California.

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Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Edmonton Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to California.
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  • Distance: 1198.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and California, USA?

WestJet, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Edmonton to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Calgary Downtown Office, WB 1 Street SW CTrain Station, WB Sunalta CTrain Station, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Kelowna, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Calgary, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Train operators
Edmonton Transit
Website
edmonton.ca
Tram from Stadium Station to Century Park Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
edmonton.ca
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Jasper to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $250
Business Plus/Sleeper
$320 - $440
Train from Edmonton to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
33 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$90 - $130
Economy
$160 - $230
Economy Plus
$230 - $320
Business
$240 - $340
Business Plus/Sleeper
$430 - $600
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary Downtown Office
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redarrow.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150
Bus from Spruce Grove to Jasper, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310

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