Directions from Calgary to Nelson

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Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Nelson 0005 / ...

$40 - $110

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Nelson 408.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Castlegar  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Castlegar (YCG) YYC - YCG

$147 - $632

Fly to Cranbrook, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Cranbrook (YXC) YYC - YXC
  2. Take the bus from Cranbrook, BC to Nelson

$201 - $544

Fly to Kelowna, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Kelowna (YLW) YYC - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna, BC to Nelson, BC

$121 - $328

Fly to Penticton, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Penticton (YYF) YYC - YYF
  2. Take the bus from Beaverdell to Nelson, BC

$139 - $727

Questions & Answers

The distance between Calgary and Nelson is 286 km. The road distance is 653 km.

The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Nelson is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Calgary to Nelson is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $180 - $850.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calgary, AB and arriving at Nelson. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 29 min.

The bus from Calgary, AB to Nelson takes 11 h 29 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Calgary to Nelson twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h 29 min. Alternatively, Air Canada flies from Calgary to Nelson once daily.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Calgary to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Calgary to Penticton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Castlegar
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Penticton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Nelson
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$70 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Cranbrook, BC to Nelson
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $55
Bus from Kelowna, BC to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Beaverdell to Nelson, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $28
Online Fare
$23 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55

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