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Slave Lake to Red Deer bus

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Slave Lake - Red Deer Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Slave Lake to Red Deer. Traveling by bus from Slave Lake to Red Deer usually takes around 4 hours and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance212 mi (342 km)
Shortest duration4h 45m
Cheapest price$115.15
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Slave Lake to Red Deer?

$115.66 is the average price of a bus ticket from Slave Lake to Red Deer. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Slave Lake to Red Deer are usually around $113 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What bus companies travel from Slave Lake to Red Deer?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Slave Lake to Red Deer. Cold Shot Bus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus14h 45m$115.82
  • 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 1 daily trips on average from Slave Lake to Red Deer, with prices at an average of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 342 kilometers from Slave Lake to Red Deer. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

There is usually only one bus per day from Slave Lake to Red Deer. It leaves the station in Slave Lake at 10:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Slave Lake to Red Deer. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Slave Lake?

Main departure station: 600 Hwy 88 Connector

Most buses depart from the main station in Slave Lake.

All bus stations in Slave Lake:

  • 600 Hwy 88 Connector

Where does the bus arrive in Red Deer?

Main arrival station: 6607 67 St

All buses from Slave Lake arrive at one main station in Red Deer.

Bus stations in Red Deer:

  • 6607 67 St

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