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

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Bus, drive  •  8 h 20 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 Lakes National Park

$92 - $132

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  11 h 16 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 Lakes National Park

$124 - $207

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

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

$45 - $70

Fly Edmonton to Lethbridge, drive  •  6 h 55 min

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

$156 - $491

Bus to Calgary, fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  7 h 1 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 Lakes National Park

$158 - $427

Fly Edmonton to Cranbrook, bus, taxi  •  10 h 50 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 Lakes National Park

$258 - $641

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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 6 h 14 min.

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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 6 h 14 min.

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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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The best way to get from Edmonton to Waterton Lakes National Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 11 h 16 min and costs $160 - $270.

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It takes approximately 8 h 20 min 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 2 h 30 min 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 6 h 14 min 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 13+ 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: 8 h 20 min

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 bus to Calgary, AB, take the bus to Pincher Creek, AB, then take the taxi to Waterton Lakes National Park.

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 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
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Edmonton to Lethbridge via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Edmonton to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
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 Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
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 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 - $25
Online Fare
$20 - $40
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Pincher Creek, AB to Waterton Lakes National Park
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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