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Journey Information

There are 18 intercity coaches per day from Calgary to Red Deer. Traveling by coach from Calgary to Red Deer usually takes around 2 hours and 37 minutes, but the fastest Red Arrow Motorcoach coach can make the trip in just one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance85 mi (137 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price£19.76
Trips per day16
Most frequent serviceEbus
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Calgary to Red Deer

(Based on 10 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Remi

7 May 2022- Visiting family

Ebus

Pros: Very good and comfortable. Cons: All is good so far. Tips: No.

Pros: Very good and comfortable. Cons: All is good so far. Tips: No.

4.0

Jeffrey

7 April 2022- Visiting family

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Pros: It was my wife who took the trip. She was very comfortable and felt safe. Just wish we would have been told about the 2nd pick up place in Calgary. Would have saved 3/4 of the taxi fare! Cons: Communication on pick up places. Tips: Clean, safe, inexpensive and c...

Pros: It was my wife who took the trip. She was very comfortable and felt safe. Just wish we would have been told about the 2nd pick up place in Calgary. Would have saved 3/4 of the taxi fare! Cons: Communication on pick up places. Tips: Clean, safe, inexpensive and comfortable way to travel. We will use Red Arrow again!

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4.0

Carolune

3 August 2019- Visiting family

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: The driver is very helpful and friendly. Cons: Other people won't care about their fellow passenger. As if they paid the entire seats of the bus. Tips: People shouldn't act as they owed the bus, Give room or space to other passenger.

Pros: The driver is very helpful and friendly. Cons: Other people won't care about their fellow passenger. As if they paid the entire seats of the bus. Tips: People shouldn't act as they owed the bus, Give room or space to other passenger.

3.0

Jolene

12 June 2019- Visiting family

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: Lots of room, not that many people on the bus. Cons: Cost of trip was more than what wanderu quoted. Bus driver played the music too loud. Tips: Book e-bus instead.

Pros: Lots of room, not that many people on the bus. Cons: Cost of trip was more than what wanderu quoted. Bus driver played the music too loud. Tips: Book e-bus instead.

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

£22.14 is the average price of a coach ticket from Calgary to Red Deer. Taking a coach is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a coach 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

£49£33£16MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Calgary to Red Deer is expected to range from £39 to £47. If you are looking to travel to Red Deer within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £39. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £39 and can be found on 9 May 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Calgary to Red Deer by coach will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, coach ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £29 whenever you decide to travel.

What coach companies travel from Calgary to Red Deer?

There are 3 coach lines from Calgary to Red Deer available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 8 daily trips, Ebus usually has the most coaches running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus31h 53m£22.30
Ebus82h 1m£28.60
Red Arrow Motorcoach73h 49m£43.95
  • Cold Shot Bus

    Cold Shot Bus

    Cold Shot Bus has been operating in the Canadian province of Alberta since 2005. The regional coach 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 3 daily trips on average from Calgary to Red Deer, with prices at an average of .

  • Ebus

    Ebus

    ebus is a family-owned coach carrier that serves Alberta and British Columbia. ebus service offers passengers a comfortable yet budget-friendly way to travel. On your trip from Calgary to Red Deer, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 8 daily trips from Calgary to Red Deer, the journey usually takes about 2 hours and 1 minutes.

  • Red Arrow Motorcoach

    Red Arrow Motorcoach

    Red Arrow coaches connect popular destinations throughout Alberta in luxurious coaches 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 7 trips each day from Calgary to Red Deer, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Calgary to Red Deer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 85 miles from Calgary to Red Deer. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Calgary?

The first coach leaves at 06:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Calgary to Red Deer, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Red Deer are there per day?

There are 18 scheduled coaches that travel from Calgary to Red Deer every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 16 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

City Information

Calgary

Originally an outpost for the mounted police, Calgary has recently transformed into a commercial powerhouse and a top-tier destination for visitors of Canada. That said, the city’s rural traces are still quite prominent, making it a great spot for everyone. One of the most iconic destinations in the city is the WinSport Canada Olympic Park, which is a tribute to the 1988 Winter Olympics. Interested travelers could take up ski lessons here, or they can simply stroll around Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, which houses the largest collection in the competition’s history. Another great destination you should check out is the Glenbow Museum, which features amazing collections on the First Nations as well as military memorabilia. If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy a good view, Prince's Island Park, with tree-lined trails, will also be a great choice.

Its nickname Cowtown is true: Alberta beef is the staple local specialty. If you are looking for a bite of this amazing delicacy, head over to Silver Inn Restaurant. Another great local favorite is cheese buns from Glamorgan Bakery, which sells out quite quickly.

The main bus station in Calgary is the Downtown Greyhound Station located at 850 16 St SW. It is served by several leading bus carriers, including Greyhound, Cold Shot, Ebus, Rider Express and Red Arrow. The city currently does not have a dedicated intercity rail service. The city’s main airport is the Calgary International Airport, which is located northeast of the city itself.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Calgary?

Departure stations

Coaches to Red Deer leave from 6 stations in Calgary.

All coach stations in Calgary:

  • 205 9 Ave SE

  • Calgary Whitehorn LRT

  • 304 35 Ave NE

  • Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE

  • 11511 40 Street S.E.

  • Calgary Airport

Where does the coach arrive in Red Deer?

Arrival stations

Coaches arrive in Red Deer at 3 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Red Deer:

  • Red Deer Quality Inn

  • Sorenson Transit Station

  • 6607 67 St

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