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Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary by bus

The journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary by bus is 174.88 mi and takes 3 hr 47 min. There are 104 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:00 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary by bus for as little as $15.41 or as much as $109.45. The best price for this journey is $15.41.

Lowest Price$15.41
Journey Duration3 hr 47 min
Connection per Day104
Lowest Price$15.41
Highest Price$109.45
First Departure12:00 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance174.88 mi
DepartureEdmonton, Alberta
ArrivalCalgary
CarriersRed Arrow, Cold ShotMore

Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, May 25, 2024

Traveling from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary with Virail

Planning to travel from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary?

On average, a bus ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary will cost you $49.94. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $15.41. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $49.94. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary by bus?

The journey between Edmonton, Alberta and Calgary by bus is approximately 174.88 mi. It will take you more or less 3 hr 47 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary covers a distance of 174.88 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 3 hr 47 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 2 hr 20 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many times a day do departures from Edmonton, Alberta leave for Calgary?

The exact number of journeys from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 104 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary varies, but in general, you can expect to find 96 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 8 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $27.37 to $29.64 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 8% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary

The cheapest Edmonton, Alberta - Calgary bus tickets can be found for as low as $25.60 if you’re lucky, or $28.49 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $29.63.

Find the best day to travel to Calgary by bus

When travelling to Calgary by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

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Rider Express is a Canadian transportation company that offers bus services across Western Canada and the United States. The company was founded in 2017 and has since expanded its services to include charter buses, parcel delivery, and freight transportation. Rider Express operates a fleet of modern buses equipped with amenities such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and reclining seats. The company's routes cover major cities such as Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, and Minneapolis. Rider Express is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation options for its customers.

Services on board Red Arrow, Cold Shot and Rider Express from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary
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Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
19.7kg
Bus
21.11kg
Flight
56.29kg
Car
45.03kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary?
A bus ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary is $49.94. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $15.41.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary is $15.41. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Edmonton, Alberta and Calgary by bus?
Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary is 174.88 mi.
How long does the bus between Edmonton, Alberta and Calgary take?
Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary is on average 3 hr 47 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary?
The bus journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Red Arrow, Cold Shot, Rider Express, Ebus and The Canada Bus.
How many bus connections per day go from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary?
Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary has 104 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary leave?
The earliest bus from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary departs at 12:00 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary depart?
The latest bus from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $15.41 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary?
There are on average 96 direct connection(s) from Edmonton, Alberta to go to Calgary.
What's the fastest journey time between Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Edmonton, Alberta and Calgary is 2 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Edmonton, Alberta and Calgary.
What are the CO2 emissions for Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary by bus?
The bus journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Calgary creates 21.11kg of CO2 emissions.

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