There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Edmonton by plane, tram, bus, train or car

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Fly, tram  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Edmonton (YEG) YVR - YEG
  2. Take the tram from Century Park Station to Stadium Station

$119 - $476

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Bus  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB 5000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Edmonton - Downtown Office Calgary Departure

$102 - $195

2 alternative options

Train  •  27 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton VIA Rail

$106 - $333

Drive  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Edmonton 726.4 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Edmonton is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 14 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Edmonton is to fly and tram which costs $150 - $650 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Edmonton - Downtown Office via Eb 9 Av Sw @ 16 St Sw and Calgary Downtown Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Edmonton is 822 km. The road distance is 1162.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Edmonton without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 25 min and costs $130 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Vancouver to Edmonton, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Edmonton bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Edmonton is to bus which takes 20 h 25 min and costs $130 - $260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $440 and takes 27 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Edmonton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 29 min.

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Vancouver to Edmonton bus services, operated by Red Arrow, arrive at Edmonton - Downtown Office station.

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Edmonton is 1 h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 6:55 AM in Vancouver and 7:55 AM in Edmonton.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Edmonton is 1162 km. It takes approximately 14 h 16 min to drive from Vancouver to Edmonton.

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  • Distance: 513.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Vancouver to Edmonton via Calgary, AB, Eb 9 Av Sw @ 16 St Sw, Nb 1 St Sw@ 8 Av Sw, and Calgary Downtown Office in around 20 h 25 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Vancouver to Edmonton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $320 and the journey takes 27 h 20 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
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
Edmonton Transit
Website
edmonton.ca
Tram from Century Park Station to Stadium Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
edmonton.ca
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140

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