User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Calgary to Edmonton
Ratings and Reviews (30)
I was very disappointed with this bus trip. This was my 2nd trip in a week and must say that if this has been my first experience,it would probably have been my last. I have always had the driver take and load my luggage when I arrive and then remove my luggage when we have reached our destination. I was surprised when the passengers were told to get their own bags. Also the driver never introduced himself or announce anything to do with the trip
The ride was overall comfortable and easy, although our bus broke down on the side of Stoney leaving Calgary so we were stuck waiting for an hour on the side of the road for another bus to rescue us. That is why we were an hour late arriving in Edmonton. But overall still a great way to travel.
Ebus has made my first bus travel a worry free one. The driver was very friendly and courteous and most importantly his driving was smooth. The cleanliness of the bus was also something notable. This was a very pleasant experience
the exterior of the bus was very dirty. The pick-up location felt unsafe. No assistance was offered to get bags out of rear of bus. I am 78 and was almost crushed by a large suitcase falling out when I tried to retrieve mine.
I'm very happy with the travel. The only problem is that I forgot my jacket and I'm try to know if it's still there. But thebperson who always answer the phone never contact the driver. His other option is I have to go to the bus station, try to find the driver and ask him if it's still there 🙄
The driver was amazing, the bus was clean, seats were really comfortable, the wifi was an unexpected bonus - I'd take the bus any-day over flying. More amenities and WAY less hassle without all the airport security and lack of service.
Frequently asked questions on the trip Calgary - Edmonton
How much does a bus ticket from Calgary to Edmonton cost?
The average bus ticket price from Calgary to Edmonton is $64. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Calgary to Edmonton is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!
How long is the bus ride from Calgary to Edmonton?
The average travel time between Calgary and Edmonton is around 3h 40m, although the fastest bus will take about 2h 30m.This is the time it takes to travel the 282 km that separates the two cities.
How many daily bus connections are there between Calgary and Edmonton?
The number of buses from Calgary to Edmonton can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 53 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Calgary to Edmonton by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.
Which bus companies travel from Calgary to Edmonton?
When taking the bus from Calgary to Edmonton, you can travel comfortably and safely with Red Arrow, Cold Shot, Rider Express.
What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Calgary to Edmonton?
Buses travelling between Calgary and Edmonton leave from Crossiron Mills or North Red Arrow Office and arrive at Downtown Holiday Inn, YEG Airport, Southgate LRT.
Best time to book your trip
Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past departures.
Days before departure
Buddy tip: The best time to book this trip is usually 7 days before departure.
The average bus ticket from Calgary to Edmonton costs around CA$59 for departures 7 days prior.
Over the last 90 days, ticket prices from Calgary to Edmonton vary, and during peak season, ticket prices are around CA$80 while at other times, you can expect to pay around CA$42.
Usually Red Arrow AB will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Calgary to Edmonton, as early as possible. The best time to find and book cheap bus tickets is to book at least 7 days in advance.
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Did you know?
9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.
The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.
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