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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Edmonton to Canmore. Traveling by bus from Edmonton to Canmore usually takes around 6 hours and 57 minutes, but the fastest Rider Express bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance187 mi (301 km)
Shortest duration4h 25m
Cheapest price€42.52
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceRider Express
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Edmonton to Canmore?

€42.57 is the average price of a bus ticket from Edmonton to Canmore. Any tickets cheaper than €42.57 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

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €58 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Edmonton to Canmore in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €64 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 Edmonton to Canmore?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Edmonton to Canmore. Rider Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Rider Express46h 58m€52.54
  • Rider Express is a bus company with services across several provinces in Canada with daily stops at major cities like Regina, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. Rider Express is known for their friendly customer service, the cleanliness of vehicles, and the onboard WiFi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 301 kilometers from Edmonton to Canmore. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 25 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.

"Because many passengers travel from Edmonton to Canmore 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 08:00. To see the times for all buses from Edmonton to Canmore, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Edmonton to Canmore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Edmonton to Canmore without transferring.

City Information

Edmonton

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?

Main departure station: Southgate LRT 2217

Edmonton has two bus stations with service to Canmore.

All bus stations in Edmonton:

  • Southgate LRT 2217

  • Downtown - 10180 105 St NW

Where does the bus arrive in Canmore?

Main arrival station: Days Inn

All buses from Edmonton arrive at one main station in Canmore.

Bus stations in Canmore:

  • Days Inn

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