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There are 3 ways to get from Cranbrook to Cardston by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Cranbrook, BC - 513 Cranbrook St North to Pincher Creek, AB
  2. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Cardston

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi via Fernie

  1. Take the bus from College of the Rockies to Elk Valley Hospital
  2. Take the bus from Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave to Pincher Creek, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Cardston

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Drive

  1. Drive from Cranbrook to Cardston
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The cheapest way to get from Cranbrook to Cardston is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Cranbrook to Cardston is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 3h 54m.

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The distance between Cranbrook and Cardston is 181 km. The road distance is 292.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cranbrook to Cardston without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5h 21m and costs $180 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Cranbrook to Cardston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cranbrook to Cardston is 293 km. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Cranbrook to Cardston.

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

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  • Distance: 181.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Cranbrook, BC, Canada and Cardston, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Cranbrook to Cardston. However, you can take the line 1 bus to Kootenay at 7th St N, take the walk to Cranbrook, BC - 513 Cranbrook St North, take the bus to Pincher Creek, AB, then take the taxi to Cardston. Alternatively, you can take the line 5 bus to College of the Rockies - Cranbrook Campus, take the walk to College of the Rockies, take the bus to Elk Valley Hospital, take the walk to Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave, take the bus to Pincher Creek, AB, then take the taxi to Cardston.

Bus operators
Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service
Phone
+1 778 382 7729
Email
info@mountainmanmikes.ca
Website
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Cranbrook, BC - 513 Cranbrook St North to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Fernie, BC - 1701 9 Ave to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
BC Transit - Elk Valley
Phone
1-855-417-4636
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from College of the Rockies to Elk Valley Hospital
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Cardston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Pincher Creek Taxi
Phone
+1 403 632 9738

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