• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 6 ways to get from Edmonton to Lake Louise by bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport Edmonton Departure
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Lake Louise, AB Westbound

$112 - $181

Cheapest option

Fly, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Calgary (YYC) YEG - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
  3. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB

$101 - $366

4 alternative options

Bus via Banff, AB  •  8 h 20 min

  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 Lake Louise, AB

$119 - $231

Bus EBus Canada  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary Downtown Edmonton
  2. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Lake Louise, AB Westbound

$102 - $163

Train, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Edmonton to Jasper VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB Eastbound

$143 - $231

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Lake Louise 293.8 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Lake Louise is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 1 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Lake Louise is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 1 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Edmonton to Lake Louise. However, there are services departing from Edmonton - Downtown Office and arriving at Lake Louise, AB via Calgary International Airport, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

More details

The distance between Edmonton and Lake Louise is 299 km. The road distance is 470.1 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Edmonton to Lake Louise without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs $140 - $240.

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Edmonton to Lake Louise, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The quickest flight from Edmonton Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

Search flights

Edmonton to Lake Louise bus services, operated by Brewster Express, arrive at Lake Louise, AB station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Lake Louise is 470 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Edmonton to Lake Louise.

Get driving directions

Map of how to get from Edmonton to Lake Louise.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 186.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and Lake Louise, AB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Edmonton to Lake Louise via Calgary International Airport, AB in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Jasper
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Sundog Transportation and Tours
Phone
1-888-786-3641
Email
info@sundogtours.com
Website
sundogtours.com
Bus from Banff to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
sundogtours.com
Road
$17 - $23
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary Downtown
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
myebus.ca

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Why you should take the train in the US, Italian Lakes: Getting around by train and Which London airport should I choose? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Sunwing Airlines, Air North, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Calgary Airport.

Search flights

There are 10+ hotels available in Lake Louise. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details