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Interactive maps: Routes replacing Greyhound bus service in Alberta
Published Wednesday, October 31, 2018 2:15PM MDT
Last Updated Wednesday, October 31, 2018 4:04PM MDT
A number of companies are taking over bus routes in Alberta, after Greyhound ceased operations in the province on October 31.
Northern Express mainly services northern Alberta with routes between Edmonton and Grande Prairie, High Level, Peace River and Cold Lake.
Buses for this company run on certain days for each route, with one-way adult fares ranging from $50 to $190, depending on distance covered.
Cold Shot bus service services destinations throughout northern and central Alberta, including Jasper, Calgary, Lloydminster, Fort McMurray and Grande Prairie from its base in Edmonton.
Cold Shot’s routes will launch on November 1. According to the Cold Shot website, one-way fares range from about $40 (Edmonton-Smoky Lake) and nearly $60 (Edmonton - Fort McMurray).
Cold Shot buses are not wheelchair accessible, and buses are not equipped with washrooms.
Red Arrow is servicing a number of communities under three different banners: Red Arrow, Ebus and the Camrose Connector.
Red Arrow services Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Cold Lake, Calgary and Lethbridge with fares ranging from $76 one-way between Edmonton and Calgary, $94 between Edmonton and Fort McMurray and $96 between Edmonton and Grande Prairie.
The Camrose Connector features a route connecting Edmonton and Camrose – starting on the University of Alberta campus in Edmonton, and ending at the Augustana Campus in Camrose. That route has a one-way fare of $20.
Red Arrow’s Ebus services Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton and Fort McMurray. Fares range between more than $30 and more than $60.