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There are 11 intercity buses per day from Edmonton to Lethbridge. Traveling by bus from Edmonton to Lethbridge usually takes around 10 hours and 37 minutes, but the fastest Red Arrow Motorcoach bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 15 minutes.
|Distance||268 mi (431 km)|
|Shortest duration||8h 15m|
|Most frequent service||Red Arrow Motorcoach|
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What bus companies travel from Edmonton to Lethbridge?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Edmonton to Lethbridge that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Red Arrow Motorcoach usually offers more choice, with 7 scheduled trips per day.
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 Lethbridge, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from Edmonton to Lethbridge, the journey usually takes about 11 hours and 46 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 7 trips each day from Edmonton to Lethbridge, and tickets on this route usually cost about .
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The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 431 kilometers from Edmonton to Lethbridge. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 15 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.
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Edmonton to Lethbridge for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Edmonton to Lethbridge, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Edmonton?
Main departure station: 10014 104 St
Edmonton has two bus stations with service to Lethbridge.
All bus stations in Edmonton:
10014 104 St
Ramada Edmonton South
Where does the bus arrive in Lethbridge?
Main arrival station: Lethbridge Park and Ride Transit Terminal
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Lethbridge.
Bus stations in Lethbridge:
Lethbridge Park and Ride Transit Terminal
Lethbridge University - Transit Loop
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