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Edmonton - Cold Lake Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Edmonton to Cold Lake. Traveling by bus from Edmonton to Cold Lake usually takes around 6 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance149 mi (240 km)
Shortest duration4h 40m
Cheapest price$50.88
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Edmonton, AB to Cold Lake, AB

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




June 14, 2019- Visiting family

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: I like it,. Cons: St poul stop at 711 or some other and advertise st poul and cold lake and bonnyville then u will get business. Tips: Best service , blessing for cold lake and bonny vill and also st poul.

Pros: I like it,. Cons: St poul stop at 711 or some other and advertise st poul and cold lake and bonnyville then u will get business. Tips: Best service , blessing for cold lake and bonny vill and also st poul.

How much is a bus ticket from Edmonton to Cold Lake?

$61.47 is the average price of a bus ticket from Edmonton to Cold Lake. Any tickets cheaper than $61.47 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Edmonton to Cold Lake by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around C$55 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Edmonton to Cold Lake?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Edmonton to Cold Lake. Cold Shot Bus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus36h 5m$65.41
  • Cold Shot Bus

    Cold Shot Bus

    Book Cold Shot Bus from Edmonton to Cold Lake from $51. There are 3 Cold Shot Bus schedules from Edmonton to Cold Lake and you can expect on average to pay for a Cold Shot Bus ticket to Cold Lake. In Edmonton, Cold Shot Bus departs to Cold Lake from 11204 119 St and 1 other station. In Cold Lake, Cold Shot Bus arrives at Mac's - 1414 8 Ave and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Cold Shot Bus from Edmonton to Cold Lake takes 6 hours and 5 minutes , while the fastest available Cold Shot Bus trip will get you to Cold Lake in 4 hours and 40 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Edmonton to Cold Lake during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 240 kilometers from Edmonton to Cold Lake. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

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

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Edmonton?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00am. To see the times for all buses from Edmonton to Cold Lake, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Edmonton to Cold Lake every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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?

Departure stations

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.

All bus stations in Edmonton:

  • 11204 119 St

  • 9850 34 Ave NW

Where does the bus arrive in Cold Lake?

Arrival stations

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Cold Lake.

Bus stations in Cold Lake:

  • Mac's - 1414 8 Ave

  • Lakeland Inn

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