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There are 6 ways to get from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  8h 20m

  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 Lakes National Park

$92 - $131

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Fly Edmonton to Calgary, bus, drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Calgary (YYC) YEG - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Fort Macleod, AB
  3. Drive from Fort Macleod, AB to Waterton Lakes National Park

$77 - $264

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park 352 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Edmonton to Lethbridge, drive  •  6h 49m

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

$156 - $491

Fly Edmonton to Cranbrook, The Fernie Shuttle, drive  •  9h 14m

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Cranbrook (YXC) YEG - YXC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cranbrook, BC to Fernie, BC
  3. Drive from Fernie, BC to Waterton Lakes National Park

$248 - $590

Bus to Calgary, fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  7h 13m

  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 Lakes National Park

$157 - $426

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 6h 14m.

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The distance between Edmonton and Waterton Lakes National Park is 502 km. The road distance is 563.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Edmonton Airport to Lethbridge Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 57m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park is 563 km. It takes approximately 6h 14m to drive from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park.

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

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There are 12+ hotels available in Waterton Lakes National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park.
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  • Distance: 313.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park. However, you can take the bus to Calgary Downtown Office, take the bus to Fort Macleod, AB, then take the drive to Waterton Lakes National Park. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Fort McMurray, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Grande Prairie, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Grande Prairie, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Fort McMurray, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary Downtown Office to Fort Macleod, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary International Airport to Fort Macleod, AB
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
redarrow.ca
The Fernie Shuttle
Phone
1-250-423-4023
Email
theshuttlefernie@hotmail.com
Website
thefernieshuttle.com
Shuttle from Cranbrook, BC to Fernie, BC
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
thefernieshuttle.com

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