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Red Deer to Calgary bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$23.52
Fastest time1h 30m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Red Deer to Calgary
4.8
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Ebus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
2.5
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Skylar
5.0
June 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Free snacks & drinks and the neat radio on the chairs
Cons
More communication for first timers, I got off the wrong bus stop that causes me to miss the next bus because I didn’t know where I was suppose to go, because I got off the wrong stop. Had to pay twice because of it. Confusing wifi method.
Tips
Bring headphones or you will be bored. Some travelers believe their name is on the seat and demand you move.

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Morris
4.0
November 4, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
The bus was on time. I was dropped off where I easily connected to taxi
Cons
Cleanliness of the bus and seat comfort
Tips
I may travel again using your transportation

Frequently Asked Questions

Which is closer to Red Deer, Alberta: Edmonton or Calgary?

Calgary is closer to Red Deer than Edmonton. The distance between Red Deer and Edmonton is 153.6 kilometers (95 miles), whereas the distance between Red Deer and Calgary is only 149.8 kilometers (93 miles). The distance between Edmonton and Calgary is 299.6 kilometers (186 miles), and Red Deer lies midway between the two.

What is the bus schedule from Red Deer to Calgary?

The earliest available bus from Red Deer to Calgary departs at 1:20 a.m. MST, and the latest bus departs Red Deer at 8:00 p.m. MST. The cheapest ticket between the two starts at CA$20.

What buses go from Red Deer to Calgary?

There are 3 different bus companies that travel between Red Deer and Calgary, providing 20 trips per day (19 of which are direct).

On Cold Shot Bus, the average price for a ticket from Red Deer to Calgary is roughly CA$33, with 4 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 2 hours and 2 minutes.

On Ebus, the average price for a bus ride from Red Deer to Calgary is roughly CA$33, with 8 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 1 hour and 53 minutes.

On Red Arrow Motorcoach, the average price for a bus ride from Red Deer to Calgary is roughly CA$50, with 9 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 1 hour and 48 minutes.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$23.76 was the low point for bus fares from Red Deer to Calgary. Buses from Calgary to Red Deer are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$23.76 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 48 minutes to cover the 137 kilometers (85 miles) from Red Deer to Calgary. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 30 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 Calgary. 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 Red Deer?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Red Deer to Calgary, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Red Deer to Calgary every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Red Deer to Calgary?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Red Deer to Calgary. Of these two services, Cold Shot Bus usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus31h 49mUS$24.92
Ebus41h 46mUS$23.83

Where does the bus leave from in Red Deer?

Buses to Calgary leave from multiple locations in Red Deer, Alberta. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • 6607 67 St
  • 7150 50 Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Calgary?

Buses arrive in Calgary at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Calgary, Alberta:

  • Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE
  • 11511 40 Street S.E.
  • 205 9 Ave SE
  • North Ticket Office - 304 35 Ave NE

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