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Journey Information

Vancouver to Calgary bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$93.06
Shortest Duration13h 45m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to Calgary right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Vancouver to Calgary?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $93.06 was the low point for bus fares from Vancouver to Calgary. Buses from Calgary to Vancouver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $93.06 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 419 miles (674 kilometers) from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?

There is usually only one bus per day from Vancouver to Calgary. It leaves the station in Vancouver at 8:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Vancouver to Calgary. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Calgary?

There is one bus company that operates from Vancouver to Calgary. Rider Express is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Rider Express113h 45m$93.06

Where does the bus leave from in Vancouver?

Most buses depart from the main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Curbside Near Bus Terminal - 1296 Station St

Where does the bus arrive in Calgary?

All buses from Vancouver arrive at one main station in Calgary, Alberta:

  • Westbrook Mall between exits 5-6

Price trends for buses from Vancouver to Calgary

Monthly average prices

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
4.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Rider Express report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Ramin
4.0
November 5, 2019Business
Cons
I thought at some points driver made potential dangerous passes in very bad sever road conditions. I say safety first, it’s ok to be lateI thought at some points driver made potential dangerous passes in very bad sever road conditions. I say safety first, it’s ok to be late

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