There are 8 ways to get from Vancouver to Lake Louise by bus, car, plane, shuttle or subway

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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Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Lake Louise 5000 / ...

$45 - $110

7 alternative options

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Lake Louise 498.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Vancouver to Calgary, shuttle  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB

$190 - $446

Fly Vancouver to Kamloops, bus  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kamloops (YKA) YVR - YKA
  2. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Lake Louise

$155 - $577

Fly Vancouver to Kelowna, bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kelowna (YLW) YVR - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Revelstoke, BC to Lake Louise

$165 - $408

Fly Vancouver to Cranbrook, Greyhound Connector, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Cranbrook (YXC) YVR - YXC
  2. Take the Greyhound Connector from Kimberley, BC Canada to Golden, BC Canada
  3. Take the bus from Golden, BC to Lake Louise

$217 - $414

Fly Vancouver to Penticton, bus  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Penticton (YYF) YVR - YYF
  2. Take the bus from Penticton to Lake Louise

$139 - $462

Subway, line 503 bus to Abbotsford, fly to Calgary, shuttle  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from Main Street-Science World Station Platform 2 to Surrey Central Station Platform 2
  2. Take the line 503 bus from Surrey Central Station @ Bay 6 to Northbound 272 St @ Fraser Hwy
  3. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Calgary (YYC) YXX - YYC
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB

$174 - $444

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Lake Louise is to bus which costs $55 - $140 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Lake Louise is to fly and shuttle which costs $240 - $600 and takes 7 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Lake Louise. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Lake Louise is 549 km. The road distance is 797.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Lake Louise without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs $55 - $140.

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The bus from Vancouver, BC to Lake Louise takes 12 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Lake Louise.
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  • Distance: 342.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 50 min

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

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Vancouver to Lake Louise twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $110 and the journey takes 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Abbotsford to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Penticton
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from Main Street-Science World Station Platform 2 to Surrey Central Station Platform 2
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
translink.ca
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Kamloops, BC to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80
Bus from Revelstoke, BC to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $55
Bus from Golden, BC to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $16
Online Fare
$11 - $25
Standard Fare
$19 - $28
Refundable
$23 - $35
Bus from Penticton to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$50 - $80
Refundable
$55 - $85
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Shuttle from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 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
Shuttle from Banff to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sundogtours.com
Sun City Coachlines
Phone
250-417-3117
Email
john@suncity.bc.ca
Website
suncity.bc.ca
Bus from Kimberley, BC Canada to Golden, BC Canada
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
suncity.bc.ca
Book at
suncity.bc.ca
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Surrey Central Station @ Bay 6 to Northbound 272 St @ Fraser Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
translink.ca

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