Valleyview to Calgary bus
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There are 8 intercity buses per day from Valleyview to Calgary. Traveling by bus from Valleyview to Calgary usually takes around 9 hours and 11 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 15 minutes.
|Distance||308 mi (496 km)|
|Shortest duration||8h 15m|
|Most frequent service||Ebus|
How much is a bus ticket from Valleyview to Calgary?
$99.32 is the average price of a bus ticket from Valleyview to Calgary. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Valleyview to Calgary is expected to range from $136 to $213. If you are looking to travel to Calgary within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $136. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $136 and can be found on March 25, 2023.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $118 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Valleyview to Calgary in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $141 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Valleyview to Calgary?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Valleyview to Calgary that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ebus usually offers more choice, with 7 scheduled trips per day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Cold Shot Bus||4||8h 47m||$106.97|
Cold Shot Bus
Cold Shot Bus has been operating in the Canadian province of Alberta since 2005. The regional bus company runs smaller shuttle buses with a maximum capacity of around 20 passengers. Because Cold Shot keeps prices low, passengers should expect a more basic experience without onboard Wi-Fi or power outlets. Cold Shot offers 4 daily trips on average from Valleyview to Calgary, with prices at an average of .
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 Valleyview to Calgary, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 7 daily trips from Valleyview to Calgary, the journey usually takes about 9 hours and 46 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Valleyview to Calgary 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
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 from Valleyview to Calgary?
The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 496 kilometers from Valleyview to Calgary. 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.
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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Valleyview?
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Valleyview to Calgary, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Calgary are there per day?
Originally an outpost for the mounted police, Calgary has recently transformed into a commercial powerhouse and a top-tier destination for visitors of Canada. That said, the city’s rural traces are still quite prominent, making it a great spot for everyone. One of the most iconic destinations in the city is the WinSport Canada Olympic Park, which is a tribute to the 1988 Winter Olympics. Interested travelers could take up ski lessons here, or they can simply stroll around Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, which houses the largest collection in the competition’s history. Another great destination you should check out is the Glenbow Museum, which features amazing collections on the First Nations as well as military memorabilia. If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy a good view, Prince's Island Park, with tree-lined trails, will also be a great choice.
Its nickname Cowtown is true: Alberta beef is the staple local specialty. If you are looking for a bite of this amazing delicacy, head over to Silver Inn Restaurant. Another great local favorite is cheese buns from Glamorgan Bakery, which sells out quite quickly.
The main bus station in Calgary is the Downtown Greyhound Station located at 850 16 St SW. It is served by several leading bus carriers, including Greyhound, Cold Shot, Ebus, Rider Express and Red Arrow. The city currently does not have a dedicated intercity rail service. The city’s main airport is the Calgary International Airport, which is located northeast of the city itself.
Where does the bus leave from in Valleyview?
Main departure station: Petro-Canada
Valleyview has two bus stations with service to Calgary.
All bus stations in Valleyview:
3809 Hwy St
Where does the bus arrive in Calgary?
Main arrival station: 205 9 Ave SE
Buses arrive in Calgary at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Calgary:
205 9 Ave SE
Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE
11511 40 Street S.E.
304 35 Ave NE
Calgary Whitehorn LRT
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