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There are 7 ways to get from Edmonton to Cardston by plane, taxi, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Edmonton, taxi

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Lethbridge (YQL)
  2. Take a taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston

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Bus, taxi via Fort Macleod

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton 34 Ave NW to Calgary 40 St SE
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Fort Macleod, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Fort Macleod, AB to Cardston

Bus to Calgary, fly, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton Downtown - Holiday Inn Express Plaza to Calgary International Airport
  2. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Lethbridge (YQL)
  3. Take a taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston

Night bus, bus, taxi

  1. Take the night bus from Edmonton 34 Ave NW to Calgary 40 St SE
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S
  3. Take a taxi from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Cardston

Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton South, AB - Southgate Transit Centre to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S
  3. Take a taxi from Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S to Cardston

Bus, taxi via Fort Macleod #2

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton Downtown - Holiday Inn Express Plaza to Calgary - Downtown, 101-205 9 Ave SE
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Fort Macleod, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Fort Macleod, AB to Cardston

Drive

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Cardston
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cardston is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cardston is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cardston is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Cardston is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 5h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Cardston is to fly and taxi which costs $320 - $850 and takes 4h 56m.

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The distance between Edmonton and Cardston is 485 km. The road distance is 527.2 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Cardston without a car is to night bus and bus and taxi which takes 10h 15m and costs $310 - $420.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Edmonton to Cardston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edmonton Airport to Lethbridge Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 48m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Cardston is 527 km. It takes approximately 5h 49m to drive from Edmonton to Cardston.

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

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

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Edmonton Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $29 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Cardston.
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  • Distance: 484.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

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

There is no direct connection from Edmonton to Cardston. However, you can take the bus to Edmonton Airport, take the walk to Edmonton airport, fly to Lethbridge, then take the taxi to Cardston. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Calgary International Airport, take the walk to Calgary airport, fly to Lethbridge, then take the taxi to Cardston.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Grande Prairie, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown - Holiday Inn Express Plaza to Calgary International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
redarrow.ca
Child
$50 - $65
Senior
$60 - $75
Adult
$65 - $80
Bus from Edmonton Downtown - Holiday Inn Express Plaza to Calgary - Downtown, 101-205 9 Ave SE
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
redarrow.ca
Child
$55 - $65
Senior
$60 - $75
Adult
$65 - $80
Cold Shot
Phone
+1 587-557-7719
Email
support@coldshot.ca
Website
coldshot.ca
Night bus from Edmonton 34 Ave NW to Calgary 40 St SE
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
coldshot.ca
Adult
$50 - $75
Mountain Man Mikes Bus Service
Phone
+1 778 382 7729
Email
info@mountainmanmikes.ca
Website
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Lethbridge, AB - 4151 4 Ave S
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - 11488, 24 Street SE to Fort Macleod, AB
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
mountainmanmikes.ca
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Website
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Edmonton South, AB - Southgate Transit Centre to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Book at
riderexpress.betterez.com
Adult
$40 - $60
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary Downtown
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Adult
$55 - $70
Other operators
Taxi from Lethbridge to Cardston
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Royal Taxi
Phone
+1 403 328 5333
Website
royaltaxiltd.ca
Fifth Avenue Cabs
Phone
+1 403 381 1111
Website
5avenuecabs.com
BWR Cabs
Phone
+1 403 327 7000
Website
bwrtaxi.com
A Plus Taxi
Phone
+1 403 317 7777
Website
aplustaxi.ca
94 Cabs
Phone
+1 403 942 5694
Website
94cabs.com
5th Avenue Cabs
Phone
+1 403 381 1111
Website
5avenuecabs.com

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