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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Fort St John to Calgary. Traveling by bus from Fort St John to Calgary usually takes around 13 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in 13 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance454 mi (730 km)
Shortest duration13h 25m
Cheapest price€132.76
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Fort St John to Calgary

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Christine

22 June 2021- Regular commuter

Cold Shot Bus

So far it was good just only from Edmonton to Calgary the bus inside is to hot,he turn on the heater… and 1 hour late

5.0

Christine

8 June 2021- Regular commuter

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: Safety. Cons: Social distancing in the seat.

How much is a bus ticket from Fort St John to Calgary?

€134.41 is the average price of a bus ticket from Fort St John to Calgary. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good 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.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Fort St John to Calgary are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around €128. On the other hand, traveling on this route during October might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for October trips cost €136, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Fort St John to Calgary?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Fort St John to Calgary. Cold Shot Bus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus213h 35m€134.61
  • 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 2 daily trips on average from Fort St John to Calgary, with prices at an average of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 13 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 730 kilometers from Fort St John to Calgary. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 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.

"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, 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 13:00 and the last bus leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all buses from Fort St John to Calgary, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Fort St John to Calgary. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

City Information

Calgary

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fort St John?

Main departure station: Ft St John - 100 Ave

Most buses depart from the main station in Fort St John.

All bus stations in Fort St John:

  • Ft St John - 100 Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Calgary?

Main arrival station: 1313 44 Ave NE

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

Bus stations in Calgary:

  • 1313 44 Ave NE

  • Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE

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