There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Cold Lake by plane, taxi, 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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Fly to Lloydminster, taxi  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Lloydminster (YLL) YVR - YLL
  2. Take a taxi from Lloydminster to Cold Lake

$275 - $632

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Bus  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
  2. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Edmonton
  3. Take the bus from Edmonton to Smoky Lake, AB
  4. Take the bus from Smoky Lake, AB to Cold Lake, AB - Esso

$115 - $257

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Fly to Edmonton, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Edmonton (YEG) YVR - YEG
  2. Take the bus from Edmonton Airport to Cold Lake, AB - Esso

$162 - $539

Train, bus  •  33 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton
  2. Take the bus from Edmonton to Smoky Lake, AB
  3. Take the bus from Smoky Lake, AB to Cold Lake, AB - Esso

$140 - $406

Drive  •  17 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Cold Lake 903.4 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Cold Lake. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Cold Lake, AB - Esso via Kamloops, BC, Edmonton and Smoky Lake, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 6 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Cold Lake is 1058 km. The road distance is 1445.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Cold Lake without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Vancouver to Cold Lake, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Cold Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver station.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Lloydminster Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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Vancouver to Cold Lake bus services, operated by Red Arrow, arrive at Cold Lake, AB - Esso station.

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Cold Lake is 1 h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 1:13 PM in Vancouver and 2:13 PM in Cold Lake.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Cold Lake is 1445 km. It takes approximately 17 h 30 min to drive from Vancouver to Cold Lake.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Lloydminster Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Cold Lake.
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  • Distance: 661 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Cold Lake, AB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Vancouver to Cold Lake via Kamloops, Kamloops, BC, Edmonton, Smoky Lake, AB, and Smoky Lake, AB in around 23 h 6 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Lloydminster via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Lloydminster via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Vancouver to Lloydminster via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
27 h 20 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
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton Airport to Cold Lake, AB - Esso
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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redarrow.ca
Bus from Smoky Lake, AB to Cold Lake, AB - Esso
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
redarrow.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Kamloops, BC to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Edmonton to Smoky Lake, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Lloydminster to Cold Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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There are 13+ hotels available in Cold Lake. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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