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There are 6 ways to get from Great Falls to Edmonton by bus, train, car 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, train via Banff, AB  •  42 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak Station to Edmonds Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Edmonds Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
  5. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
  6. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Edmonton - Downtown Office

$320 - $665

Cheapest option

Drive to Lethbridge, fly  •  7 h 30 min

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

$136 - $375

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center to Shelby Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Shelby Amtrak Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  4. Take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton

$268 - $611

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Great Falls to Edmonton 500.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from Great Falls  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Great Falls (GTF) to Edmonton (YEG) GTF - YEG

$285 - $974

Drive to Medicine Hat, fly  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Great Falls to Medicine Hat
  2. Fly from Medicine Hat (YXH) to Edmonton (YEG) YXH - YEG

$150 - $398

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Great Falls to Edmonton is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 8 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Great Falls to Edmonton is to drive and fly which costs $130 - $380 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Great Falls and Edmonton is 431 miles. The road distance is 500.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Great Falls to Edmonton without a car is to bus and train which takes 42 h 26 min and costs $320 - $700.

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It takes approximately 42 h 26 min to get from Great Falls to Edmonton, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Great Falls Airport to Edmonton Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Great Falls to Edmonton is 500 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to drive from Great Falls to Edmonton.

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WestJet, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Great Falls Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 197+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Great Falls to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 431.2 miles
  • Duration: 42 h 26 min

What companies run services between Great Falls, MT, USA and Edmonton, AB, Canada?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Great Falls to Edmonton every 4 hours.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Great Falls to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Lethbridge to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from Lethbridge to Edmonton via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Medicine Hat to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Medicine Hat to Edmonton via Calgary, Kelowna
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Lethbridge to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Lethbridge to Edmonton via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Medicine Hat to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Great Falls to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Great Falls to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Great Falls to Edmonton via Salt Lake City, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Great Falls to Edmonton via Salt Lake City, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Great Falls to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Great Falls to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Shelby Amtrak Station to Edmonds Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$410 - $600
Train from Edmonds Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Shelby Amtrak Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
26 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$110 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$170 - $240
Business
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Toole County
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com

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