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Whitecourt - Edmonton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Whitecourt to Edmonton. Traveling by bus from Whitecourt to Edmonton usually takes around 2 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance99 mi (159 km)
Shortest duration1h 50m
Cheapest price$50.63
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Whitecourt to Edmonton?

Typically $51.27 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Edmonton. Any tickets cheaper than $51.27 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$35JulJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Whitecourt to Edmonton is expected to range from $69 to $97. If you are looking to travel to Edmonton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $71. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $69 and can be found on July 16, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ASONDJFMAMJJ

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $48 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Whitecourt to Edmonton in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $62 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 Whitecourt to Edmonton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Whitecourt to Edmonton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Cold Shot Bus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus32h 37m$56.70
Ebus13h 54m$82.12
  • Cold Shot Bus

    Cold Shot Bus

    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 3 daily trips on average from Whitecourt to Edmonton, with prices at an average of .

  • Ebus

    Ebus

    ebus is a family-owned bus carrier that serves Alberta and British Columbia. ebus service offers passengers a comfortable yet budget-friendly way to travel. On your trip from Whitecourt to Edmonton, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 1 daily trips from Whitecourt to Edmonton, the journey usually takes about 3 hours and 54 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Whitecourt to Edmonton 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 Whitecourt to Edmonton?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 46 minutes to cover the 99 miles from Whitecourt to Edmonton. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 50 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Whitecourt?

The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Whitecourt to Edmonton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Edmonton each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Whitecourt to Edmonton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 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

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 Whitecourt?

Main departure station: 3711 Caxton Street

Whitecourt has two bus stations with service to Edmonton.

All bus stations in Whitecourt:

  • 3711 Caxton Street

  • 5123 Kepler St W

Where does the bus arrive in Edmonton?

Main arrival station: 11204 119 St

The station located on 11204 119 St in Edmonton is a popular intercity bus station, where commuters can catch buses in and out of the city. The station is served by various bus companies, including Rider Express, Ebus, Red Arrow, Cold Shot, and more. The most popular destinations for buses leaving this station are Calgary, Red Deer, and Fort McMurray. The station does not come with a waiting lounge, and there are very few amenities. However, travelers can stop by a pharmacy, a Tim Hortons doughnut shop, and a coffee shop in the surrounding area.

All bus stations in Edmonton:

  • 11204 119 St

  • 9850 34 Ave NW

  • 10014 104 St

  • Rosslyn Hotel

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