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Calgary-Vancouver Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Calgary to Vancouver bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$124.26
Fastest time14h 0m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Calgary to Vancouver right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Calgary to Vancouver?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $124.26 was the low point for bus fares from Calgary to Vancouver. Buses from Vancouver to Calgary are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $124.26 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 14 hours to cover the 419 miles (674 kilometers) from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Calgary?

There is usually only one bus per day from Calgary to Vancouver. It leaves the station in Calgary at 7:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Calgary to Vancouver. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Calgary to Vancouver?

There is one bus company that operates from Calgary to Vancouver. Rider Express is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Rider Express114h 0m$124.26

Book Rider Express from Calgary to Vancouver from $124. There are 1 Rider Express schedules from Calgary to Vancouver and you can expect on average to pay $124 for a Rider Express ticket to Vancouver. In Calgary, Rider Express departs to Vancouver from Westbrook Mall between exits 5-6 and no other station. In Vancouver, Rider Express arrives at Curbside Near Bus Terminal - 1296 Station St and no other station. An average trip on Rider Express from Calgary to Vancouver takes 14 hours and 0 minutes, On weekends, Rider Express offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Vancouver.

Where does the bus leave from in Calgary?

Most buses depart from the main station in Calgary, Alberta:

  • Westbrook Mall between exits 5-6

Where does the bus arrive in Vancouver?

All buses from Calgary arrive at one main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Curbside Near Bus Terminal - 1296 Station St

Price trends for buses from Calgary to Vancouver

Monthly average prices

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
4.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Rider Express report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.5
Saima
4.0
August 4, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
The bus engine was in terrible condition. The bus engine was in terrible condition.

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