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Edmonton - Balzac Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 15 intercity buses per day from Edmonton to Balzac. Traveling by bus from Edmonton to Balzac usually takes around 3 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest The Canada Bus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance163 mi (262 km)
Shortest duration2h 20m
Cheapest price$27.92
Trips per day13
Most frequent serviceThe Canada Bus
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Edmonton to Balzac

(Based on 10 ratings and reviews)




April 30, 2024- Visiting friends


Pros: Very pleasant staff and comfortable ride. Cons: Wifi was a bit spotty in places but that's to be expected.



April 19, 2024- Visiting family


Pros: I want to down the Price. Cons: Almost everyn thing is good. Tips: No.



April 3, 2024- Visiting friends


Pros: Staff was very friendly and helpful, driver was very thoughtful of all passengers and informative. Cons: I don't have anything I think could be improved. Tips: I plan on taking a trip again.



March 22, 2024- Visiting family


Pros: Comfortable seats. Cons: Door latch for washroom was heavily confusing for many people.



December 10, 2023- Visiting friends

The Canada Bus

Comfortable and clean

Price trends for buses from Edmonton to Balzac

Average prices by travel date


Monthly average prices


What bus companies travel from Edmonton to Balzac?

There are 3 bus lines from Edmonton to Balzac available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 daily trips, The Canada Bus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus43h 27m$49.09
Red Arrow Motorcoach28h 8m$119.20
The Canada Bus92h 37m$43.18
  • ebus is a family-owned bus carrier that serves Alberta and British Columbia. ebus service offers passengers a comfortable yet budget-friendly way to travel. On your trip from Edmonton to Balzac, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from Edmonton to Balzac, the journey usually takes about 3 hours and 27 minutes.

  • Red Arrow buses connect popular destinations throughout Alberta in luxurious buses with the best amenities. Passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, movies, power outlets, and extra legroom. Free water and snacks available for purchase round out the high-end vehicle's offerings. Red Arrow runs 2 trips each day from Edmonton to Balzac, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

  • The Canada Bus has destinations including Edmonton, Red Deer, Canmore, and Banff. It also runs an airport drop-off service to Calgary and Edmonton international airports. Vehicle amenities reclining seats, USB charging ports, onboard restrooms, and free WiFi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 49 minutes to cover the 262 kilometers from Edmonton to Balzac. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Balzac. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Edmonton to Balzac, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Edmonton to Balzac every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 13 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

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

Where does the bus leave from in Edmonton?

Main departure station: Edmonton Southgate LRT - #2217

Buses to Balzac leave from 4 stations in Edmonton.

All bus stations in Edmonton:

  • Edmonton Southgate LRT - #2217

  • Edmonton International Airport

  • 10014 104 St

  • Ramada Edmonton South

Where does the bus arrive in Balzac?

Main arrival station: Crossiron Mills, Entrance #2

All buses from Edmonton arrive at one main station in Balzac.

Bus stations in Balzac:

  • Crossiron Mills, Entrance #2

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