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Edmonton to Red Deer bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$29.28
Fastest time1h 15m
Trips per day10
Bus lines3
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Users that traveled with Ebus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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I was comfortable.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Edmonton to Red Deer right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Edmonton to Red Deer?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $29.81 was the low point for bus fares from Edmonton to Red Deer. Buses from Red Deer to Edmonton are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $29.81 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $14.59 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 39 minutes to cover the 89 miles (144 kilometers) from Edmonton, AB to Red Deer, AB. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 15 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Red Deer. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Edmonton?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Edmonton to Red Deer, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Edmonton to Red Deer every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Alberta to Alberta without transferring.

What bus companies travel from Edmonton to Red Deer?

There are 3 bus lines from Edmonton, Alberta to Red Deer, Alberta. With 6 daily trips, Ebus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus31h 36m$29.64
Ebus61h 40m$44.20
Red Arrow Motorcoach21h 42m$51.94

Where does the bus leave from in Edmonton?

Edmonton, Alberta has two bus stations with service to Red Deer, Alberta:

  • Ramada Edmonton South
  • 10014 104 St
  • Edmonton International Airport
  • 11204 119 St
  • 9850 34 Ave NW

Where does the bus arrive in Red Deer?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Red Deer, Alberta:

  • 7150 50 Ave
  • 6607 67 St

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