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Surrey - Edmonton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Surrey to Edmonton. Traveling by bus from Surrey to Edmonton usually takes around 20 hours and 12 minutes, but the fastest Rider Express bus can make the trip in 18 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance505 mi (813 km)
Shortest duration18h 25m
Cheapest price$153.05
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceRider Express
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Surrey to Edmonton?

Bus tickets for a trip from Surrey to Edmonton cost $154.28 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to Edmonton. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Surrey to Edmonton, mark your calendar for February. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $146. However, taking the bus from Surrey to Edmonton during December is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $156. The best way to find deals on a trip in December is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Surrey to Edmonton?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Surrey to Edmonton. 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 Express420h 13m$154.48
  • 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 20 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 505 miles from Surrey to Edmonton. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Surrey to Edmonton for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 Edmonton, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 4:00pm and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Surrey to Edmonton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Surrey to Edmonton 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 Surrey to Edmonton without transferring.

City Information

Surrey

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Forming a vital chunk of the Metro Vancouver Area, Surrey refuses to be overshadowed by its larger neighbors and is well worth visiting in its own right. A visit to Historic Stewart Farm, one of the city's most popular attractions, reveals Surrey’s rich agricultural heritage—a heritage maintained through today, with over 35% of the city classified as Agricultural Land Reserve. Surrey is also equipped with urban comforts, including museums, annual festivals, and a thriving art scene on display at Surrey Art Gallery or in the wealth of public art around the city. Coastal walks along Crescent Beach make for a great summer activity, while Surrey's vast network of bike trails cater to the more active adventurer.

Surrey has a vibrant culinary culture reflecting the mix of ethnicities in the city’s population. Stop by the Morgan Heights district for some of the region's best Middle-Eastern and South-East Asian flavors. For wine enthusiasts, Vinoscenti Vineyards in the city's green belt is a must-visit location.

With Vancouver across the Fraser River to the North and the U.S. border to the South, Surrey is well-placed for national and international transport links. Bus, rail, and ferry networks provide regional transit while three nearby international airports serve those traveling further afield.

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 Surrey?

Main departure station: Guildford Recreation Center

Most buses depart from the main station in Surrey.

All bus stations in Surrey:

  • Guildford Recreation Center

Where does the bus arrive in Edmonton?

Main arrival station: Southgate LRT 2217

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

All bus stations in Edmonton:

  • Southgate LRT 2217

  • Downtown - 10180 105 St NW

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