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Edmonton-Calgary Bus Schedule
Edmonton to Calgary bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||2h 50m|
|Trips per day||26|
Frequently Asked Questions
How far is Edmonton from Calgary?
What buses go between Edmonton and Calgary?
There are three primary bus carriers that go between Edmonton and Calgary, which make up about 36 daily trips: * Ebus has 20 trips per day between Edmonton and Calgary. The average duration is 3 hours and 37 minutes, and the average price of a ticket is CAD$45. * Red Arrow Motorcoach has 14 trips per day between Edmonton and Calgary. The average duration is 3 hours and 30 minutes, and the average price of a ticket is CAD$72. * Cold Shot Bus has 4 trips per day between Edmonton and Calgary. The average duration is 3 hours and 36 minutes, and the average price of a ticket is CAD$38.
What is the best way to get from Edmonton to Calgary?
Traveling by bus is the cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Calgary. Tickets cost between CAD$38 and CAD$72, and the trip typically takes about 3.5 hours.
Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Edmonton to Calgary. A direct flight only takes 45 minutes, but ticket prices are far more expensive than taking a bus, and start at CAD$286.
There is no direct train between Edmonton and Calgary.
Is it safe to travel by bus from Edmonton to Calgary 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 Edmonton to Calgary?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $50.52 was the low point for bus fares from Edmonton to Calgary. Buses from Calgary to Edmonton are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $50.52 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. You should book at least 17 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $9.53 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 174 miles (280 kilometers) from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Edmonton to Calgary at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Calgary, book your ticket for the last day of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Edmonton?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Edmonton to Calgary, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Edmonton to Calgary?
There are 3 bus lines from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary, Alberta. With 13 daily trips, Ebus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in Edmonton?
Buses to Calgary leave from multiple locations in Edmonton, Alberta. These are the 6 most popular bus stations:
- 10014 104 St
- Ramada Edmonton South
- Edmonton International Airport
- 9850 34 Ave NW
- 11204 119 St
- Kingsway Transit Stop 1109
Where does the bus arrive in Calgary?
Buses arrive in Calgary at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Calgary, Alberta:
- 205 9 Ave SE
- North Ticket Office - 304 35 Ave NE
- 11511 40 Street S.E.
- Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE
- Calgary International Airport
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