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There are 4 ways to get from Alberta to Cardston by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Fort Macleod, AB
  2. Take a taxi from Fort Macleod, AB to Cardston

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Lethbridge

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S
  2. Take a taxi from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Cardston

Drive

  1. Drive from Calgary to Cardston

Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Lethbridge (YQL)
  2. Take a taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston
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  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cardston is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cardston is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cardston is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Alberta to Cardston is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Alberta to Cardston is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2h 50m.

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It is 656 km from Alberta to Cardston. It is approximately 236.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Alberta to Cardston without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5h 27m and costs $230 - $300.

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Alberta to Cardston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Lethbridge Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alberta to Cardston is 236 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Alberta to Cardston.

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WestJet offers flights from Calgary Airport to Lethbridge Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Cardston. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Alberta to Calgary Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $6.

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Map of how to get from Alberta to Cardston.
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  • Distance: 656.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Alberta, Canada and Cardston, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Alberta to Cardston. However, you can take the line 131 bus to SB 24 ST SE @ Douglas Glen GA, take the walk to Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE, take the bus to Fort Macleod, AB, then take the taxi to Cardston. Alternatively, you can take the line 201 tram to SB Anderson CTrain Station, take the walk to Anderson LRT Station, take the line 96 bus to WB Douglas Glen GA @ 24 ST SE, take the walk to Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE, take the bus to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S, then take the taxi to Cardston.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Bus operators
Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service
Phone
+1 778 382 7729
Email
info@mountainmanmikes.ca
Website
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Fort Macleod, AB
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Macleod, AB to Cardston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210

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