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There are 5 ways to get from Calgary to Fernie by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Fort Macleod, AB Calgary to Lethbridge
  2. Take the bus from Fort Macleod, AB to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave Calgary

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Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Calgary to Fernie 326.1 km

Fly to Cranbrook, shuttle  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Cranbrook (YXC) YYC - YXC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cranbrook, BC to Fernie, BC

Fly to Lethbridge, bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Lethbridge (YQL) YYC - YQL
  2. Take the bus from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave

Shuttle  •  5h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Fernie, BC - Red Tree Lodge Calgary Airport

Calgary to Fernie by bus and walk

The journey time between Calgary and Fernie is around 18h and covers a distance of around 339 km. This includes an average layover time of around 14h 10m. The fastest journey normally takes 18h. Operated by Red Arrow and Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service, the Calgary to Fernie service departs from Calgary Downtown Office and arrives in Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 50m
Layover time:
14h 10m
Total time:
18h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
18h
Journey distance:
339 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$98
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:00
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Calgary to Fernie bus and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Calgary to Fernie is to drive, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Fernie is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to Fernie. However, there are services departing from Calgary Downtown Office and arriving at Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave via Fort Macleod, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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The distance between Calgary and Fernie is 185 km. The road distance is 326.1 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Fernie without a car is to bus which takes 4h 59m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Calgary to Fernie, including transfers.

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Calgary to Fernie bus services, operated by Red Arrow, depart from Calgary Downtown Office station.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Cranbrook Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Calgary to Fernie bus services, operated by Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service, arrive at Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Fernie is 326 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Calgary to Fernie.

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  • Distance: 185.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Fernie, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Calgary to Fernie via Fort Macleod, AB and Fort Macleod, AB in around 4h 59m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Fort Macleod, AB
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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redarrow.ca
Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service
Email
info@mountainmanmikes.ca
Website
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Fort Macleod, AB to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
The Fernie Shuttle
Phone
1-250-423-4023
Email
theshuttlefernie@hotmail.com
Website
thefernieshuttle.com
Shuttle from Cranbrook, BC to Fernie, BC
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110
Schedules at
thefernieshuttle.com
Shuttle from Calgary Airport to Fernie, BC - Red Tree Lodge
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$138
Schedules at
thefernieshuttle.com

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WestJet offers flights from Calgary Airport to Cranbrook Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Fernie. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 34 min and costs $11.

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