There are 6 ways to get from Edmonton to Nelson by bus, car, tram or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus via Fort Macleod, AB  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary Downtown Office
  2. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Fort Macleod, AB
  3. Take the bus from Fort Macleod to Nelson

$113 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB 5211
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Nelson 0005 / ...

$61 - $162

4 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Nelson 590 miles

$75 - $120

Tram, fly to Castlegar  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the tram from Stadium Station to Century Park Station
  2. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Castlegar (YCG) YEG - YCG

$114 - $629

Fly to Cranbrook, bus  •  9 h 52 min

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

$177 - $541

Fly to Kelowna, bus  •  10 h 19 min

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

$84 - $486

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Nelson is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 10 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Nelson is to tram and fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Edmonton and Nelson is 523 km. The road distance is 944.1 km.

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It takes approximately 15 h 30 min to get from Edmonton to Nelson, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edmonton to Nelson. However, there are services departing from Edmonton - Downtown Office and arriving at Nelson via Calgary Downtown Office and Fort Macleod. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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

You can take a bus from Edmonton to Nelson via Calgary Downtown Office, Fort Macleod, AB, and Fort Macleod in around 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Edmonton to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Castlegar via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Castlegar via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Castlegar via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Train operators
Edmonton Transit
Website
edmonton.ca
Tram from Stadium Station to Century Park Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
edmonton.ca
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary Downtown Office
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Fort Macleod, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
redarrow.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Fort Macleod to Nelson
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $80
Bus from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
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
$17 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
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
$28 - $50
Standard Fare
$35 - $60
Refundable
$40 - $65

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