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Bus Trip Information: Calgary to Lethbridge

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Calgary to Lethbridge. Traveling by bus from Calgary to Lethbridge usually takes around 4 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Red Arrow Motorcoach bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance108 mi (174 km)
Shortest duration2h 10m
Cheapest price$45.06
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceRed Arrow Motorcoach
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Calgary to Lethbridge

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Olubusola

August 24, 2022- Business

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Affordable and on time

Affordable and on time

5.0

Kevin

December 20, 2019- Visiting family

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Pros: The fact that the service was prompt and right on time. Cons: I found it a little over crowded but that goes without saying during this time of year. Perhaps there could be on board priority seating where elderly people or persons with disabilities could board ...

Pros: The fact that the service was prompt and right on time. Cons: I found it a little over crowded but that goes without saying during this time of year. Perhaps there could be on board priority seating where elderly people or persons with disabilities could board and exit the bus first. It would have made it a lot easier to get off the bus when coach is at maximum capacity instead of me being the last person to exit, even when I was sitting up front. Tips: Get there ahead of time to check in first! I knew this but was still pushing it last minute due to down town traffic and barely made check in while bus was boarding passengers. Next time I would leave earlier myself. Give yourself plenty of time. :).

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5.0

Rob

October 20, 2019- Visiting family

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Pros: Comfortable easy trip. Great way to travel! Cons: I feel $50.00 for a 200K trip a bit pricey but the coach was very comfortable. Tips: A nice alternative to car rental if you have the use of a vehicle when you arrive.

Pros: Comfortable easy trip. Great way to travel! Cons: I feel $50.00 for a 200K trip a bit pricey but the coach was very comfortable. Tips: A nice alternative to car rental if you have the use of a vehicle when you arrive.

5.0

Lauren

September 23, 2019- Business

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Pros: The quietness. Cons: The price.

Pros: The quietness. Cons: The price.

How much is a bus ticket from Calgary to Lethbridge?

$46.01 is the average price of a bus ticket from Calgary to Lethbridge. Any tickets cheaper than $46.01 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.

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35NovDec

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Calgary to Lethbridge is expected to range from $64 to $99. If you are looking to travel to Lethbridge within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $64. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $64 and can be found on November 26, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Calgary to Lethbridge by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $50 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 12 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $96.84 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Calgary to Lethbridge?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Calgary to Lethbridge. Red Arrow Motorcoach connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Red Arrow Motorcoach114h 25m$60.73
  • Red Arrow Motorcoach

    Red Arrow Motorcoach

    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 11 trips each day from Calgary to Lethbridge, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the distance from Calgary to Lethbridge?

The distance from Calgary to Lethbridge is about a 212-kilometer (138-mile) drive. Bus trips from Calgary to Lethbridge take between 2 hours and 3 hours 30 minutes.

What is the cheapest way to get from Calgary to Lethbridge?

The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Lethbridge without a car is by bus. Tickets start at about CAD $50.

Is there a direct bus between Calgary and Lethbridge?

Yes, there is a direct bus between Calgary and Lethbridge. All Red Arrow Motorcoach trips from Calgary to Lethbridge are direct, with an average travel time of 2 hours and 52 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Calgary to Lethbridge 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 Calgary to Lethbridge?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 108 miles from Calgary to Lethbridge. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 10 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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?

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Lethbridge. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Lethbridge, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Calgary?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Calgary to Lethbridge, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Calgary to Lethbridge every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your 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 Calgary?

Main departure station: 304 35 Ave NE

Buses to Lethbridge leave from 4 stations in Calgary.

All bus stations in Calgary:

  • 304 35 Ave NE

  • Calgary Deerfoot Inn Casino Entrance

  • Calgary Airport

  • 205 9 Ave SE

Where does the bus arrive in Lethbridge?

Main arrival station: Lethbridge University - Transit Loop

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

All bus stations in Lethbridge:

  • Lethbridge University - Transit Loop

  • Lethbridge Park and Ride Transit Terminal

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