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Edmonton to Calgary coach - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$22.48
Shortest Duration2h 50m
Trips per day40
coach carriers3
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coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Edmonton to Calgary
4.9
Based on 14 reviews
Cold Shot Bus
4.5
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Cold Shot Bus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
5.0
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
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Peter
4.0
11 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
Easy to book
Cons
Could use an outlet for a charger. And somebody wedged a cup between the seat and the wall that wasn’t removed before I got on.
Tips
Bring a jacket and ear plugs or noise canceling headphones.
Ivan
5.0
3 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was a great ride.nothing
Cons
Nothing in my view.
Tips
No
Ebus
5.0
Based on 8 reviews
Based on 8 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Ebus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
4.5
Condition
4.9
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John
5.0
10 October 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Someone else drove
Cons
All good
Christine
5.0
6 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
Cheap quick clean and on time.
Cons
Nothing
Gayatri
5.0
25 June 2019Business
Pros
The trip was great.
Cons
Additional stops near south Calgary would have been beneficial.
Tips
This is a pretty decent bus for the price. For regular travelers, this bus will be cost effective.
Red Arrow Motorcoach
5.0
Based on 4 reviews
Based on 4 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Red Arrow Motorcoach report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.3
Value
3.5
Condition
5.0
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Ben
5.0
16 September 2019Business
Cons
The wifi was a inconsistent and dropped the connection quite often
Daniele
5.0
18 June 2019Vacation
Cons
Coffee cup vs styrofoam cup.

How far is Edmonton from Calgary?

The distance between Edmonton and Calgary is about 299 kilometers (185.8 miles). The most direct route is via highway AB-2 South. The town of Red Deer is an approximate midway point between the two cities.

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.

How to book cheap Edmonton to Calgary coach tickets?

The best way to get deals on coach tickets from Edmonton to Calgary is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Edmonton to Calgary were US$28.88. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average US$7.17 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Edmonton to Calgary?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Edmonton to Calgary by coach is at 00:00 on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Sunday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Ebus from Edmonton to Calgary has the most daily schedules

On average there are 40 coach trips per day. Ebus has the most options for departures from Edmonton to Calgary, with an average of 19 trips per day and 378 monthly trips. 3 coach carriers currently travel from Edmonton to Calgary. Of the 40 trips there are 40 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

3 carriers offer Edmonton to Calgary coach trips

Cold Shot Bus

Book Cold Shot Bus from Edmonton to Calgary from US$22.48. There are 9 Cold Shot Bus schedules from Edmonton to Calgary and you can expect on average to pay US$29.27 for a Cold Shot Bus ticket to Calgary. In Edmonton, Cold Shot Bus departs to Calgary from Super 8 Hotel and 1 other station. In Calgary, Cold Shot Bus arrives at Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE and 1 other station.

An average trip on Cold Shot Bus from Edmonton to Calgary takes 3 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Cold Shot Bus trip will get you to Calgary in 2 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Cold Shot Bus offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$30.12 for a weekend getaway to Calgary.

Avg. Time
3h 39m
Avg. Price
US$29.27

Ebus

Book Ebus from Edmonton to Calgary from US$33.03. There are 19 Ebus schedules from Edmonton to Calgary and you can expect on average to pay US$34.29 for a Ebus ticket to Calgary. In Edmonton, Ebus departs to Calgary from 10014 104 St and 3 other stations. In Calgary, Ebus arrives at 205 9 Ave SE and 1 other station.

An average trip on Ebus from Edmonton to Calgary takes 3 hours and 43 minutes, while the fastest available Ebus trip will get you to Calgary in 2 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Ebus offers 18 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$34.26 for a weekend getaway to Calgary.

Toilet
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power point
Avg. Time
3h 43m
Avg. Price
US$34.29

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Book Red Arrow Motorcoach from Edmonton to Calgary from US$54.27. There are 19 Red Arrow Motorcoach schedules from Edmonton to Calgary and you can expect on average to pay US$55.17 for a Red Arrow Motorcoach ticket to Calgary. In Edmonton, Red Arrow Motorcoach departs to Calgary from Ramada Edmonton South and 1 other station. In Calgary, Red Arrow Motorcoach arrives at 205 9 Ave SE and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Red Arrow Motorcoach from Edmonton to Calgary takes 3 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Red Arrow Motorcoach trip will get you to Calgary in 2 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Red Arrow Motorcoach offers 14 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$55.14 for a weekend getaway to Calgary.

Toilet
WiFi
Films
Snacks
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
3h 30m
Avg. Price
US$55.17

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the coach line you travel with, your options include 6 stations that have coach departures from Edmonton. Most coach trips to Calgary will depart from 10014 104 St, Ramada Edmonton South, Edmonton International Airport, Super 8 Hotel, 11204 119 St, Univ of Alberta - Lister Hall.
  • 10014 104 St
  • Ramada Edmonton South
  • Edmonton International Airport
  • Super 8 Hotel
  • 11204 119 St
  • Univ of Alberta - Lister Hall
coach trips arrive in Calgary at 5 stations, depending on which coach line you are travelling with. 205 9 Ave SE, North Ticket Office - 304 35 Ave NE, Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE, 11511 40 Street S.E., Calgary International Airport are the main coach stations in Calgary for trips arriving from Edmonton.
  • 205 9 Ave SE
  • North Ticket Office - 304 35 Ave NE
  • Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE
  • 11511 40 Street S.E.
  • Calgary International Airport