Bus stations in Calgary
You can find many intercity bus station in Calgary. The most popular bus stations are Downtown Red Arrow Office, North Red Arrow Office, Centex Memorial Drive and 40 St SE Flying J. After you arrive via bus, you can hop on one of the city's rapid transit trains to get to where you need to go.
Calgary city guide
Ready to see all that Calgary has to offer?
Calgary serves as the cornerstone of Canada's oil industry, but this metropolitan city in the province of Alberta is so much more. Thanks to its Old West–influenced culture, some people even refer to it as "Cowtown." When you take the bus to Calgary and start to explore, you're bound to find plenty to love.
Things to do in Calgary
Head to Prince Island Park, A clean and friendly place where you can go for a walk, toss a Frisbee, or just enjoy nature. The park is close to the Calgary Zoo, which is another attraction you shouldn't miss. You'll love the gorgeous and true-to-life habitats that house the zoo's more than 1,400 animals. There is even a lovely botanical garden at the zoo that is worth a walk-through. If you're into sports, another place you should go is Canada Olympic Park, where you can grab some ski lessons before you head out onto the slopes.
If you would rather keep your recreation indoors, Calgary still has plenty to offer. Glenbow Museum is one of the best in Canada, and you'll get lost in there if you're any kind of history buff. You could then head over to the Scotiabank Saddledome to catch a professional hockey game.
The Stephen Avenue Walk is one of the city's most popular venues for spending money at trendy stores. There are also a few nightclubs in this pedestrian-only zone, so be sure to bring your party clothes.
If you want to find out why Calgary's nickname is Cowtown, go to Stampede Park, which hosts trade shows throughout the year that bring to mind the Wild West. The park's biggest event, the Calgary Stampede, happens every July, and it attracts visitors from great distances who want to get a taste of good old-fashioned rodeo fun.