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There are 3 ways to get from Kamloops to Lake Louise by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Lake Louise, AB Vancouver

$62 - $82

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 2m

  1. Drive from Kamloops to Lake Louise 278.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  7h 10m

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

$275 - $843

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The cheapest way to get from Kamloops to Lake Louise is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Kamloops to Lake Louise is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kamloops to Lake Louise. However, there are services departing from TRU Exchange and arriving at Lake Louise, AB via Kamloops, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Kamloops and Lake Louise is 302 km. The road distance is 445 km.

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The best way to get from Kamloops to Lake Louise without a car is to bus which takes 6h 38m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Kamloops to Lake Louise, including transfers.

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Kamloops to Lake Louise bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Kamloops, BC station.

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The quickest flight from Kamloops Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Kamloops to Lake Louise bus services, operated by Rider Express, arrive at Lake Louise, AB station.

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Lake Louise is 1h ahead of Kamloops. It is currently 4:20 PM in Kamloops and 5:20 PM in Lake Louise.

Map of how to get from Kamloops to Lake Louise.
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  • Distance: 188.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 38m

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

Rider Express operates a bus from Kamloops to Lake Louise once a week. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 5h 30m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Kamloops to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kamloops to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Kamloops to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Kamloops, BC to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
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
Bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
sundogtours.com
Road
$17 - $23

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Yes, the driving distance between Kamloops to Lake Louise is 445 km. It takes approximately 6h 2m to drive from Kamloops to Lake Louise.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Kamloops Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Lake Louise. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kamloops to Kamloops Airport is to shuttle which takes 15m and costs .

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