There are 4 ways to get from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park by bus, car, taxi or plane

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Bus, drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Fort Macleod, AB
  2. Drive from Fort Macleod, AB to Waterton Lakes National Park

$47 - $66

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Fort Macleod, AB
  2. Take the bus from Fort Macleod to Pincher Creek, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Waterton Lakes National Park

$128 - $177

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park 170.2 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Lethbridge (YQL) YYC - YQL
  2. Drive from Lethbridge to Waterton Lakes National Park

$118 - $373

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park is to bus and drive which costs $60 - $85 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Calgary and Waterton Lakes National Park is 223 km. The road distance is 272.3 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $160 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Lethbridge Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park is 272 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Calgary Airport to Lethbridge Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Waterton Lakes National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 35 min and costs $10.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 139.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Waterton Lakes National Park, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park. However, you can take the bus to Fort Macleod, AB then take the drive to Waterton Lakes National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Fort Macleod, AB, take the walk to Fort Macleod, take the bus to Pincher Creek, AB, then take the taxi to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Fort Macleod to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$9 - $14
Online Fare
$9 - $22
Standard Fare
$17 - $24
Refundable
$20 - $29
Other operators
Taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Waterton Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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