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There are 3 ways to get from Edmonton to Calgary by bus, car, tram or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary North Office Edmonton Departure / ...

$30 - $65

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Calgary 186.3 miles

$24 - $40

Line 501 tram, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the line 501 tram from Central Station to Century Park Station
  2. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Calgary (YYC) YEG - YYC

$37 - $204

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Calgary is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Calgary is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edmonton - Downtown Office and arriving at Calgary North Office. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Edmonton and Calgary is 281 km. The road distance is 298.1 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Calgary without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $40 - $85.

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The bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary North Office takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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Edmonton to Calgary bus services, operated by Red Arrow, arrive at Calgary North Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Calgary is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Edmonton to Calgary.

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Calgary.
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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and Calgary, AB, Canada?

Red Arrow operates a bus from Edmonton to Calgary 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. EBus Canada also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Train operators
Edmonton Transit
Website
edmonton.ca
Tram from Central Station to Century Park Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
edmonton.ca
Bus operators
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary North, AB
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
myebus.ca

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Sunwing Airlines, Air North, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Calgary Airport.

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