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

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Fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Edmonton (YEG) YVR - YEG

$110 - $470

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Bus  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver to Kamloops 5126 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Edmonton 5020

$76 - $192

2 alternative options

Train  •  27 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton VIA Rail

$106 - $330

Drive  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Edmonton 726.5 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 which costs $140 - $650 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at 99 Street & 103A Avenue nearside via Kamloops, BC, Edmonton and Village Transit Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 51 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Edmonton is 819 km. The road distance is 1162.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Edmonton without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 51 min and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 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 station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Edmonton is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $140 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 18 h 51 min, you could also 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 28 min.

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Vancouver to Edmonton bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Edmonton station.

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  • Distance: 512 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

Air Canada, WestJet and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Edmonton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Edmonton via Kamloops, Kamloops, BC, Edmonton, St. Albert, AB, and Village Transit Station in around 18 h 51 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 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
Twice a week
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 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
$28 - $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
$55 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120

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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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Flair Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs .

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