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Journey Information

There are 21 intercity coaches per day from Edmonton to Red Deer. Traveling by coach from Edmonton to Red Deer usually takes around 2 hours and 35 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus coach can make the trip in just one hour and 20 minutes.

Distance89 mi (144 km)
Shortest duration1h 20m
Cheapest price£19.77
Trips per day19
Most frequent serviceEbus
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Edmonton to Red Deer

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




27 May 2019- Business


Pros: I was comfortable. Cons: The toilet water was to full. Tips: Check out great deals online through various ticket distributors.

Pros: I was comfortable. Cons: The toilet water was to full. Tips: Check out great deals online through various ticket distributors.

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

£22.39 is the average price of a coach ticket from Edmonton 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


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a coach from Edmonton to Red Deer is expected to range from £38 to £43. If you are looking to travel to Red Deer within the next week, you can find coach tickets starting from £38. The cheapest coach tickets in the next month are £38 and can be found on 9 May 2022.

Monthly average prices


The lowest coach ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a coach ticket is expected to be just £24 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Edmonton to Red Deer in April, expect to spend more on your coach trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £29 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Edmonton to Red Deer?

There are 3 coach lines from Edmonton to Red Deer available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 13 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 37m£22.03
Ebus132h 16m£28.53
Red Arrow Motorcoach73h 59m£45.08
  • 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 Edmonton to Red Deer, with prices at an average of .

  • 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 Edmonton to Red Deer, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 13 daily trips from Edmonton to Red Deer, the journey usually takes about 2 hours and 16 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 Edmonton to Red Deer, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Edmonton 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 35 minutes to cover the 89 miles from Edmonton to Red Deer. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 20 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?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Red Deer, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Edmonton?

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

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 21 scheduled coaches that travel from Edmonton to Red Deer every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 19 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


An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.

If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.

The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Edmonton?

Departure stations

Coaches to Red Deer leave from 7 stations in Edmonton.

All coach stations in Edmonton:

  • 10014 104 St

  • Kingsway Transit Stop 1109

  • Southgate LRT 2217

  • Ramada Edmonton South

  • 11204 119 St

  • 9850 34 Ave NW

  • University of Alberta - Lister Hall

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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