Bus Calgary to Vancouver: Trip Overview
Trip Reviews for Calgary - Vancouver
User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Calgary to Vancouver
Ratings and Reviews (100)
All good and no complaints. Thanks
Good service and clean bus.
Nice driver and the bus was late because he had to report a passenger that was violent.
I was completely satisfied :)
it could be even better by serving juice, water, coffee or tea the same way as the travelling companies do in Turkey.
Thanks and God bless
It will be better if we stop to stretch the legs more often.
The bus on Jan 5th (Van to Calgary) and was really great (both drivers and the bus itself), but the return bus on 10th was not up to the 5th standards. The bus had mechanical issues and both drivers were not as cordial as the Sunday ones.
Safe and sound. Good job!
Great experience! It was so much fun travelling with Driver Ron...
From reception ( cashier) to drivers , they are all exceptional, very helpful and accomodating espc.when u have questions or concern.! We enjoyed the beautiful ride ( Riders Bus brand new and super clean) Ron is our driver and he keeps everybody entertained! He should be on a comedian show.!lol...Mike is very helpful as well, we make sure he keep us posted about the stops, etch! When i was on our trip ive told my friends and family how riders express bus is and they are looking forward to take the ride.Salute to u all!
Please keep washroom supplies up.
The driver Ron was awesome.
Good keep up.
Comfortable buses and warm, friendly staff but a bit unorganized. Despite buying my ticket online, I was asked to register in office after waiting in line to get on the bus. Consider giving people more info as they arrive to catch the bus rather than making them wait in line just to tell them to go to the office.
The wifi was great I slept well as best as one can sleep on a grey hound and haha I love how it stopped at Guildford ❤️
Staff was good, bus driver from Calgary to Kamloops was wonderful very focus on his job and informs passengers before arriving at every destination. I would take it again. It’s very affordable.
Great staff and clean bus
I was on the first Rider Express trip from Vancouver to Calgary approx. 16 months ago when they picked up where the horrible Greyhound left off. Rider Express has come a long way to servicing Alberta and BC in a better style than Greyhound ever could and did. The bus is super immaculate, the guests appear to be of a different calibre as well - better, the drivers solid and capable. Instead of getting dropped off at an obscure Road King in the middle of nowhere in Calgary on that first trip, Rider Express now has an office at Westbrook Mall which is a very logical drop point; near the skytrain, cabs easy to call and Uber. The buses have overhead bins that close, unlimited wi-fi that doesn't cut out every 5 minutes and a/c plug in's for everyone. The bathroom - clean beyond clean!
Ron was an amazing Driver. Gave us a tour guide like experience as we traveled through the Rockies. 5 stars does not come close to the rating he and this bus company deserve. Highly, highly recommend to tourists and travelers alike.
I had a very nice experience but while waiting for new persengers to board the driver should keep the door locked. I got so cold and could also see others covering up. Otherwise the service was awesome.
The bus was comfortable and extremely clean. A refreshing change from greyhound. Keep up the good work!!
Thank you for a safe trip
Comfortable ride and accomodating staff
Go with Rider for safe and wonderful journey
Despite leaving Calgary late, we arrived to Vancouver 1 hour early (there were few drop offs along the route). The staff were friendly, helpful and professional (safe driving). I would take this bus again and will recommend it to friends--the views were incredibly.
Excellent experience first time with bus ...
Calgary to Vancouver Buses
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From cheap bus tickets to more luxurious buses traveling from Calgary to Vancouver, we offer a wide range of bus services to best suit your needs depending on how much your budget is.
Bus service from Calgary to Vancouver is covered by Rider Express.
Stations & Stops
Buses leaving from Calgary to Vancouver will depart from Downtown Greyhound Station, Downtown Red Arrow Office, North Red Arrow Office, Crossiron Mills, YYC Airport, 40 St SE Flying J, YYC Airport, Deerfoot Casino, Barlow Tr SE Roadking or Downtown Marriott.
A bus ride to Vancouver will drop you off at Pacific Central Station, Holiday Inn Howe, Pacific Central Station, Waterfront Station, Burrard, Canada Place Pier - CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS ONLY, YVR Airport, Burrard, Canada Place or Sheraton Wall Centre.
Information on this bus route
|Earliest and Latest Bus Departures||7:45 AM - 9:30 PM|
|Average Ticket Price||$110|
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|Bus Companies on This Route||Rider Express|
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Frequently asked questions for your trip Calgary - Vancouver
How much does a bus ticket from Calgary to Vancouver cost?
The cheapest average bus price from Calgary to Vancouver is $110. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Calgary to Vancouver is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!
How long is the bus ride from Calgary to Vancouver?
The average travel time between Calgary and Vancouver is around 13h 15m, although the fastest bus will take about 13h.This is the time it takes to travel the 419 miles that separates the two cities.
How many daily bus connections are there between Calgary and Vancouver?
The number of buses from Calgary to Vancouver can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 1 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Calgary to Vancouver by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.
Which bus companies travel from Calgary to Vancouver?
When taking the bus from Calgary to Vancouver, you can travel comfortably and safely with Rider Express.
What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Calgary to Vancouver?
Buses traveling between Calgary and Vancouver leave from Downtown Greyhound Station or Downtown Red Arrow Office and arrive at Pacific Central Station, Holiday Inn Howe, Pacific Central Station.
What are the best sights and things to do in Vancouver?
Once in Vancouver, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Vancouver Lookout, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain, English Bay, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre.
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Bus Travel Tips
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Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Calgary to Vancouver, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.
Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Calgary to Vancouver that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.
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Did you know?
The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.
9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.
The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.
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