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

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Fly from Toronto, shuttle, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Calgary (YYC)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB
  3. Take the bus from Banff High School Transit Hub to Lake Louise Village North

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Train to Kitchener, fly, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener GO
  2. Fly from Kitchener (YKF) to Calgary (YYC)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB
  4. Take the bus from Banff High School Transit Hub to Lake Louise Village North

Bus to Hamilton, fly, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Calgary (YYC)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB
  4. Take the bus from Banff High School Transit Hub to Lake Louise Village North

Shuttle to London, fly, shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to London Airport
  2. Fly from London (YXU) to Calgary (YYC)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB
  4. Take the bus from Banff High School Transit Hub to Lake Louise Village North

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Edmonton
  2. Take the bus from Edmonton, AB - Edmonton INN Hotel to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
  3. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall to Lake Louise, AB

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Lake Louise

Toronto to Lake Louise by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Toronto and Lake Louise is around 3 days 16h and covers a distance of around 3688 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21h 40m. The fastest journey normally takes 3 days 16h. Operated by VIA Rail and Rider Express, the Toronto to Lake Louise service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Lake Louise, AB. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 18h
Layover time:
21h 40m
Total time:
3 days 16h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3 days 16h
Journey distance:
3688 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$561
Carbon emissions:
229 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:45
Last service departs at:
09:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Lake Louise train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Lake Louise is to drive which costs $390 - $600 and takes 38h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Lake Louise is to fly and shuttle and bus which takes 8h 46m and costs $360 - $1,100.

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The distance between Toronto and Lake Louise is 2860 km. The road distance is 3735.6 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Lake Louise without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 20h and costs $550 - $1,500.

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It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Toronto to Lake Louise, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 54m.

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Lake Louise is 2h behind Toronto. It is currently 3:39 PM in Toronto and 1:39 PM in Lake Louise.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Lake Louise is 3736 km. It takes approximately 38h 16m to drive from Toronto to Lake Louise.

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Flair Airlines, Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Lake Louise. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Lake Louise.
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  • Distance: 2859.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

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

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Lake Louise. However, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary Airport, take the shuttle to Banff, AB, take the walk to Banff High School Transit Hub, then take the bus to Lake Louise. Alternatively, you can take the train to Kitchener GO, take the taxi to Kitchener airport, fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary Airport, take the shuttle to Banff, AB, take the walk to Banff High School Transit Hub, then take the bus to Lake Louise.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from London to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from London to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Kitchener to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $3,100
Flights from London to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from London to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Toronto to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Kitchener to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener GO
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $40
Business
$82 - $84
Economy
$48 - $49
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Train from Toronto Union Station to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$370 - $430
Business
$490 - $800
Economy
$470 - $600
EconomyPlus
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Banff Transportation Group
Phone
+1 403 762 0000
Email
INFO@BANFFTRANSPORTATION.COM
Website
banfftransportation.com
Shuttle from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Schedules at
banfftransportation.com
1 Adult Calgary to Banff
$255
1 Adult Calgary to Lake Louise
$360
Roam Transit
Phone
+1 403-762-0606
Website
roamtransit.com
Bus from Banff High School Transit Hub to Lake Louise Village North
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Website
Roam Transit
Local fares
$2
Regional fares
$8 - $11
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Robert Q Airbus
Phone
(519) 679-2707
Email
courier@robertq.com
Website
robertq.com
Shuttle from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to London Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
reservation.robertq.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Edmonton, AB - Edmonton INN Hotel to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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