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Great Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, free downtown C-trains, and cheap rides to the airport

Calgary Transit is not resting on its laurels. While the C-Train system is excellent (and one of... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
Quick efficient transport

We used the Transit several times to move about the city. It is somewhat limited in that it... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
J7649VYmiken
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Ramsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

90 minutes to travel 13 kilometers via bus. It's no wonder Uber is successful. Taking the C-Train is generally problem-free, but the bus system is abysmal.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rob G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Calgary's transit system is one that is to be envied. The city seems to take public transportation seriously and has created an efficient system using buses, rapid transit buses, shuttles and C-Trains to move people around, especially from the periphery to the core. The C-Train...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank silverbrook
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I absolutely love Calgary Transit. It is a fairly simple system with a green zone in Downtown when it comes to c-train (free fare c-train travel in Downtown). Bus and Train stops are heated for winters and I believe they are also working on getting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yulias_ink
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We took a short trip from our hotel near the Banff Trail stop into Calgary centre to visit the Calgary Tower. Tickets were $3.30 Canadian for a single trip, or you can get an al,day ticket for under $10 Canadian (correct in Sept 2018). Trains...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cal6t5
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Calgary Transit is not resting on its laurels. While the C-Train system is excellent (and one of the most highly used in North America), they are really going all out to develop their bus rapid transit, a system of express buses bringing people into and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Calgary Transit is a wonderful public transit service to get around in the city inexpensively. The system is a combination of Buses & Trains and the tickets issued in one can be used for other.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pratiknruparel
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We used the Transit several times to move about the city. It is somewhat limited in that it doesn’t go to many parts of the city. However, it was perfect for what we needed. The carriages are clean and tidy. Occasionally, as with all public...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank J7649VYmiken
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Calgary transportation always can handles improvement unfortunately some areas of the city very difficult to reached,the train the buses nice clean insides outside drivers very friendly

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Johnradu
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Magnificent local train service, so clean, so efficient and it costs nothing for the tourist, such a treat but I guess the locals all pay for through their taxes

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Easy,cheap,quick availability to access areas of city and to shop with peace of mind and comfort.recommend for everyone.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank barbara p
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Response from Gaucalgary | Reviewed this property |
Hi, WEL COME TO CALGARY . Calgary T , has a phone and a app that u can down load once u are here . it is extremely easy . my 14 yr old can navigate via that . so I guess u need not worry so much . just when u get here down... More
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You can take a taxi it's 12km to the nearest bus stop: sandstone terminal for bus routes 3 118 146 430. Nearest C-train station: 7.3 km University station Red line. Using the Calgary transit trip planner is a great way to... More
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