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

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Fly Edmonton to San Francisco  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to San Francisco (SFO) YEG - SFO

$142 - $445

Cheapest option

Fly Edmonton to Los Angeles  •  7h 27m

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

$136 - $326

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Fly Edmonton to San Jose  •  9h 1m

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

$181 - $394

Fly Edmonton to San Diego  •  8h 44m

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

$198 - $809

Fly Edmonton to Sacramento  •  9h 8m

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

$198 - $708

Bus to Calgary, fly to San Francisco  •  9h 4m

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

$173 - $420

Bus to Calgary, fly to Los Angeles  •  9h 36m

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

$157 - $341

Bus  •  2 days 5h

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

$313 - $614

Train, bus  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Vancouver VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca 1429

$274 - $569

Train  •  3 days 3h

  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

$358 - $891

Drive  •  28h 21m

  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 fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 6h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to California is to fly which costs $180 - $600 and takes 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edmonton to California. However, there are services departing from Edmonton - Downtown Office and arriving at 5th / San Pedro via Calgary International Airport, AB, Banff, AB, Vancouver, Bc and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5h.

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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 5h and costs $410 - $850.

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It takes approximately 6h 48m to get from Edmonton to California, including transfers.

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Edmonton to California bus services, operated by Red Arrow, depart from Edmonton - Downtown Office station.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to California is to fly which takes 6h 48m and costs $180 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $410 - $850 and takes 2 days 5h, you could also train, which costs $460 - $1,200 and takes 3 days 3h.

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

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Edmonton to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to California.
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  • Distance: 1198.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 48m

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

Air Canada, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Edmonton to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Calgary International Airport, AB, Banff, AB, Banff, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Edmonton to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
33h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$110 - $130
Economy
$140 - $200
EconomyPlus
$170 - $240
Business
$240 - $340
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
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
Ave. Duration
35h 15m
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
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Banff, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
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
33h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310

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California is 1h behind Edmonton. It is currently 7:03 AM in Edmonton and 6:03 AM in California.

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

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

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

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