There are 7 ways to get from Edmonton to Waterton by bus, car, taxi 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.

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Bus, drive  •  8 h 19 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. Drive from Fort Macleod, AB to Waterton

$92 - $131

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Bus, taxi via Calgary Downtown  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Pincher Creek, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Waterton

$104 - $157

Bus, taxi  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton, AB to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Pincher Creek, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Waterton

$123 - $207

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Waterton 351.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Edmonton to Lethbridge, drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Lethbridge (YQL) YEG - YQL
  2. Drive from Lethbridge to Waterton

$150 - $478

Bus to Calgary, fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
  2. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Lethbridge (YQL) YYC - YQL
  3. Drive from Lethbridge to Waterton

$158 - $427

Fly Edmonton to Cranbrook, bus, taxi  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Cranbrook (YXC) YEG - YXC
  2. Take the bus from Cranbrook, BC to Pincher Creek, AB
  3. Take a taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Waterton

$258 - $626

Questions & Answers

The distance between Edmonton and Waterton is 501 km. The road distance is 562.7 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Waterton without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 11 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Edmonton to Waterton, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edmonton Airport to Lethbridge Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Waterton is 563 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Edmonton to Waterton.

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

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

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Edmonton Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Waterton.
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  • Distance: 313.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

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

There is no direct connection from Edmonton to Waterton. However, you can take the bus to Calgary Downtown Office, take the bus to Fort Macleod, AB, then take the drive to Waterton. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Calgary Downtown, take the walk to WB 1 Street SW CTrain Station, take the line 202 tram to WB Sunalta CTrain Station, take the walk to Calgary, AB, take the bus to Pincher Creek, AB, then take the taxi to Waterton.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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
Book 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
Book at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redarrow.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary Downtown
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65
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
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Cranbrook, BC to Pincher Creek, AB
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $24
Online Fare
$20 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Waterton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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