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Edmonton - Canmore Bus Schedule

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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 7 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Rider Express bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance187 mi (301 km)
Shortest duration5h 10m
Cheapest price$45.75
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceRider Express
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Edmonton to Canmore?

Bus tickets for a trip from Edmonton to Canmore cost $55.55 on average. Tickets cheaper than $55.55 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Edmonton to Canmore is usually cheapest in February, when the average ticket price is only $62. If you're planning to take the bus from Edmonton to Canmore during July, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $69. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better 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 Express47h 8m$58.32
  • 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 7 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 187 miles from Edmonton to Canmore. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 10 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, 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 2:00pm and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. 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: Downtown - 10180 105 St NW

Edmonton has two bus stations with service to Canmore.

All bus stations in Edmonton:

  • Downtown - 10180 105 St NW

  • Southgate LRT 2217

Where does the bus arrive in Canmore?

Main arrival station: Days Inn

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

All bus stations in Canmore:

  • Days Inn

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