Red Deer to Whitecourt bus

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Red Deer - Whitecourt Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Red Deer to Whitecourt. Traveling by bus from Red Deer to Whitecourt usually takes around 5 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance151 mi (243 km)
Shortest duration4h 25m
Cheapest price$98.08
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Bus lines3

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

$98.95 is the average price of a bus ticket from Red Deer to Whitecourt. Any tickets cheaper than $98.95 can be considered a good deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Red Deer to Whitecourt is expected to range from $134 to $173. If you are looking to travel to Whitecourt within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $134. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $134 and can be found on April 13, 2024.

Monthly average prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Red Deer to Whitecourt, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $108 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Red Deer to Whitecourt?

There are 3 bus lines from Red Deer to Whitecourt available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. Cold Shot Bus offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus24h 42m$100.87
Ebus18h 55m$118.77
Red Arrow Motorcoach16h 13m$132.74
  • Cold Shot Bus has been operating in the Canadian province of Alberta since 2005. The regional bus company runs smaller shuttle buses with a maximum capacity of around 20 passengers. Because Cold Shot keeps prices low, passengers should expect a more basic experience without onboard Wi-Fi or power outlets. Cold Shot offers 2 daily trips on average from Red Deer to Whitecourt, with prices at an average of .

  • ebus is a family-owned bus carrier that serves Alberta and British Columbia. ebus service offers passengers a comfortable yet budget-friendly way to travel. On your trip from Red Deer to Whitecourt, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 1 daily trips from Red Deer to Whitecourt, the journey usually takes about 8 hours and 55 minutes.

  • Red Arrow buses connect popular destinations throughout Alberta in luxurious buses with the best amenities. Passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, movies, power outlets, and extra legroom. Free water and snacks available for purchase round out the high-end vehicle's offerings. Red Arrow runs 1 trips each day from Red Deer to Whitecourt, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 243 kilometers from Red Deer to Whitecourt. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Whitecourt. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Red Deer to Whitecourt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Red Deer to Whitecourt every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Red Deer?

Main departure station: 6607 67 St

Red Deer has two bus stations with service to Whitecourt.

All bus stations in Red Deer:

  • 6607 67 St

  • Red Deer Quality Inn

Where does the bus arrive in Whitecourt?

Main arrival station: 3711 Caxton Street

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Whitecourt.

Bus stations in Whitecourt:

  • 3711 Caxton Street

  • 5123 Kepler St W

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