Be prepared for Stampede this year. Here are some tips for getting around during Stampede.
The Calgary Stampede is back, and will run from July 9-18. There will be some changes that you’ll need to know for the 2021 Stampede and you can find them here: https://www.calgarystampede.com/stampede
For the most up-to-date information about Calgary Transit’s guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit https://www.calgarytransit.com/content/transit/en/home/news/covid-info---rider-resource.html
From City Hall Station, it's only a 10-15 minute walk to the main gates.
Catch a shuttle bus to Erlton/Stampede Station from:
Take the Red Line CTrain to Victoria Park/Stampede or Erlton/Stampede stations. Centre Street and City Hall stations become extremely crowded between 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. You may have to wait to get onto a CTrain.
Here is a map showing the different options to get to the grounds.
While the Calgary Stampede will look different this year, we’re still here for you after a long day of Stampede fun, with 24 hour CTrain service. Round the clock service begins the evening of July 8, and ends the late evening of July 18.
Travelling from Centre Street North? The Stampede Express Bus – Route 504 starts at North Pointe Terminal and has 11 stops along the way to the Stampede Grounds.
For the exact schedule, please use our Next Ride or Schedules feature.
Extended bus service from downtown until 1:20 a.m. from July 9-18:
Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 22, 301, 302, 304.
You can buy a discounted Stampede transit day pass to get anywhere in the city all day long (until end of service) from July 8 to 18:
Stampede day passes are available during the 10 days of Stampede on My Fare or from ticket vending machines located at CTrain stations.
Passes are valid until 4 a.m. the following day.
Here are a few tips to ensure you have safe Stampede while using Calgary Transit:
The Calgary Stampede has something for everyone, and we’ll take you there and get you back. Have fun, and please remember to respect everyone around you!
Together, we’re going places.
We will drop-off and pick-up on the hour at the following two locations:
The last pick up on the hour will be 11:40 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.