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There are 5 ways to get from Whistler to Lake Louise by bus, car or plane

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Express Bus to Whistler, bus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Whistler Gate Loop to Burrard Station Whistler to Vancouver / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Lake Louise, AB Vancouver -Calgary

$105 - $178

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Drive  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Whistler to Lake Louise 466.6 miles

$60 - $90

Express Bus to Whistler to Vancouver, fly to Calgary, bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Whistler Gate Loop to Burrard Station
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC
  3. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
  4. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB

$210 - $558

Express Bus to Whistler, bus to Abbotsford, fly to Calgary, bus  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Whistler Gate Loop to Burrard Station
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Abbotsford Airport
  3. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Calgary (YYC) YXX - YYC
  4. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
  5. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB

$218 - $583

Express Bus to Whistler to Vancouver, fly to Cranbrook, Greyhound Connector, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Whistler Gate Loop to Burrard Station
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Cranbrook (YXC) YVR - YXC
  3. Take the Greyhound Connector from Kimberley, BC Canada to Golden, BC Canada
  4. Take the bus from Golden, BC to Lake Louise, AB

$249 - $497

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The cheapest way to get from Whistler to Lake Louise is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 10 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whistler to Lake Louise is to Express Bus to Whistler and fly and bus which costs $270 - $750 and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The distance between Whistler and Lake Louise is 498 km. The road distance is 746.6 km.

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The best way to get from Whistler to Lake Louise without a car is to Express Bus to Whistler and bus which takes 13 h 36 min and costs $130 - $240.

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It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to get from Whistler to Lake Louise, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Lake Louise is 1 h ahead of Whistler. It is currently 5:21 AM in Whistler and 6:21 AM in Lake Louise.

Yes, the driving distance between Whistler to Lake Louise is 747 km. It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to drive from Whistler to Lake Louise.

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Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Lake Louise. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Whistler to Lake Louise.
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  • Distance: 311.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Whistler to Lake Louise via Burrard Station, Burrard Station Platform 2, Main Street-Science World Station Platform 2, and Vancouver, BC in around 13 h 36 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Abbotsford to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
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 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Bus operators
Epic Rides
Phone
604 349 1234
Email
Abeer@EpicRides.ca
Website
epicrides.ca
Bus from Whistler Gate Loop to Burrard Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
epicrides.ca
Pacific Coach
Website
pacificcoach.com
Bus from Whistler Village - Gate Loop to Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcoach.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Golden, BC to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 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
Bus from Banff to Lake Louise
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sundogtours.com
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Abbotsford Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
suncity.bc.ca
Book at
suncity.bc.ca

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