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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Calgary to Golden. Traveling by bus from Calgary to Golden usually takes around 3 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Rider Express bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||126 mi (204 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 25m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Rider Express|
What bus companies travel from Calgary to Golden?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Calgary to Golden. Rider Express 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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Rider Express||2||3h 48m||$63.41|
Frequently Asked Questions
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The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 126 miles from Calgary to Golden. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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 Calgary to Golden 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Calgary to Golden, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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 Calgary?
Main departure station: Westbrook Mall between exits 5-6
Calgary has two bus stations with service to Golden.
All bus stations in Calgary:
Westbrook Mall between exits 5-6
Calgary - Marlborough Mall
Where does the bus arrive in Golden?
Main arrival station: 1050 Trans Canada Hwy
All buses from Calgary arrive at one main station in Golden.
All bus stations in Golden:
1050 Trans Canada Hwy
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