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How to get to Edmonton by bus

Routes46
Trips per day226
bus lines5
Stations10
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City Information

An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.

If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.

The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.

Station Information

The station located on 11204 119 St in Edmonton is a popular intercity bus station, where commuters can catch buses in and out of the city. The station is served by various bus companies, including Rider Express, Ebus, Red Arrow, Cold Shot, and more. The most popular destinations for buses leaving this station are Calgary, Red Deer, and Fort McMurray. The station does not come with a waiting lounge, and there are very few amenities. However, travelers can stop by a pharmacy, a Tim Hortons doughnut shop, and a coffee shop in the surrounding area.

Popular bus stations in Edmonton:

  • 11204 119 St

  • 9850 34 Ave NW

  • 10014 104 St

  • Ramada Edmonton South

  • Kingsway Transit Stop 1109

  • Southgate LRT 2217

  • Rosslyn Hotel

  • University of Alberta - Lister Hall

  • Edmonton Southgate LRT - #2217

  • Edmonton International Airport

What bus companies travel to Edmonton, Alberta?

Located in Alberta, Canada, Edmonton is accessible by bus from 46 other cities. You can choose from 226 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Edmonton on Wanderu. Cold Shot Bus usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Edmonton are also available..

Bus companies serving Edmonton

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus273h 51m$62.55
Red Arrow Motorcoach136h 16m$95.46
Ebus114h 37m$67.81
Thompson Valley Charters116h 13m$130.75
The Canada Bus36h 41m$44.29

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Edmonton?

$29.11 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Edmonton, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Edmonton. In the last month, buses from Airdrie to Edmonton had the lowest average price at $34.55.

Where is the bus station in Edmonton, AB?

The busiest bus station in Edmonton is 11204 119 St. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Edmonton are:

  • 11204 119 St
  • 9850 34 Ave NW
  • 10014 104 St

Which bus service has the best service to Edmonton?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Edmonton by bus with Ebus giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that The Canada Bus had the most comfortable bus service to Edmonton taking into account the seats and amenities that The Canada Bus offers. They rate The Canada Bus a 4.7 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Edmonton punctually travelers suggest that Red Arrow Motorcoach has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Edmonton, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Is Edmonton a popular bus travel destination?

Edmonton ranks number 14 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 141 in Canada. Edmonton has the most bus connections in the region. There are 133 bus schedules arriving in Edmonton each day.

What is the population of Edmonton?

The population of Edmonton is 712391. Edmonton ranks number 12 in terms of population in Alberta and number 137 in all of Canada.

How much do bus tickets to Edmonton cost?

Bus tickets to Edmonton range from $32 for a short trip to Edmonton, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Edmonton starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Edmonton can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $29 .

What type of traveler does Edmonton attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by bus to Edmonton for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Edmonton?

The closest bus station to the city center of Edmonton is 10014 104 St, located just 0.5 miles away. Select 10014 104 St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Edmonton. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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