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About Cold Shot Bus

Cold Shot Bus is a bus company that operates in 27 cities in Canada, primarily connecting Edmonton, Calgary, and surrounding towns in Alberta. Cold Shot bus tickets begin at the very affordable price of £4.36. In total, there are 791 routes in service, with roughly 9280 individual trips per month.

Contact Cold Shot Bus

Phone number: CA: +1 (587) 557-7719Email: [email protected]

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Cold Shot Bus coach coverage

Daily Trips663
stations33
cities27
countries1

Cold Shot Bus coach amenities

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What travelers are saying about Cold Shot Bus

Here’s what Wanderu users who have booked trips with Cold Shot Bus had to say about their travel experience.

Traveling During COVID-19

“They took COVID safety precautions seriously.”
based on 24 reviews

Onboard Experience

“The WiFi actually worked for the entire trip”
based on 45 reviews
“I’ll travel with them again just for the staff!”
based on 57 reviews
“Really cheap tickets and really good service.”
based on 64 reviews
“The coach got there on time.”
based on 68 reviews
“Seats were really comfy and spacious”
based on 53 reviews
“The coach was almost suspiciously clean”
based on 67 reviews

Cold Shot Bus Routes & Network

Cold Shot Bus’s coach network features 791 coach routes that connect 27 cities serving 33 stations. On average, Cold Shot Bus performs about 663 coach trips every day. The top cities to which Cold Shot Bus offers the highest number of daily coach service include Calgary and Grande Prairie.

Top Cities Served by Cold Shot Bus

CityRouteEarliest coachLatest coach
Edmonton91:45 pm6:45 am
Calgary97:10 am6:45 am
Fort McMurray97:55 am5:55 am
Grande Prairie98:30 am6:30 am
Red Deer97:10 am6:45 am
Airdrie97:10 am6:45 am
Fort St John98:30 am6:30 am
Peace River97:15 am5:55 am

Top States Served by Cold Shot Bus

StateCities ServedDaily TripsTop city
British Columbia219Fort St John
Alberta20407Edmonton

Cold Shot Bus reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Cold Shot Bus

(Based on 73 reviews)

4.4
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort

3.8

Timeliness

4.8

Staff

4.5

Value

3.8

Condition

4.3

Cold Shot Bus passenger reviews

5.0

Edrus

5 October 2021- Business

Edmonton to Fort McMurray

Pros: everything when well. Cons: more seat available. Tips: n/a.

Pros: everything when well. Cons: more seat available. Tips: n/a.

4.0

Linda

27 September 2021- Solo travel

Fort St John to Grande Prairie

Pros: Driver was friendly And helpful. Cons: The roads but that’s not your problem. Tips: The roads but that’s not your problem.

Pros: Driver was friendly And helpful. Cons: The roads but that’s not your problem. Tips: The roads but that’s not your problem.

5.0

Saidi

13 September 2021- Solo travel

Edmonton to Fort McMurray

Pros: Arriving 45 minutes ahead of time was good. Cons: Seats need to have enough space to nap incase ur traveling tired plz.

Pros: Arriving 45 minutes ahead of time was good. Cons: Seats need to have enough space to nap incase ur traveling tired plz.

4.0

Larissa

8 September 2021- Visiting family

Calgary to Edmonton

Pros: There was barely any stops which made it go by very quickly. Cons: The seating arrangement wasn’t clear about the front selection. But was otherwise good. Tips: Make sure you have music or light baggage.

Pros: There was barely any stops which made it go by very quickly. Cons: The seating arrangement wasn’t clear about the front selection. But was otherwise good. Tips: Make sure you have music or light baggage.

5.0

Evangeline

1 September 2021- Solo travel

Edmonton to Calgary

Pros: Leaving ang arriving on time to the destination is pretty good. It's my first time and I love it. Cons: Bus is full though everybody is wearing mask still social distancing is important. Tips: I recommend this bus, cheap but reliable and safe.

Pros: Leaving ang arriving on time to the destination is pretty good. It's my first time and I love it. Cons: Bus is full though everybody is wearing mask still social distancing is important. Tips: I recommend this bus, cheap but reliable and safe.

Most popular Cold Shot Bus routes

The coach from Calgary to Grande Prairie is Cold Shot Bus’s most popular route. Trips from Edmonton to Calgary and Calgary to Fort McMurray are also highly popular.

Top Cold Shot Bus routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Calgary to Grande Prairie49h 52m£74
Edmonton to Calgary83h 23m£27
Calgary to Fort McMurray910h 9m£74
Edmonton to Fort McMurray95h 59m£47
Edmonton to Grande Prairie45h 53m£47
Edmonton to Airdrie32h 51m£25
Edmonton to Red Deer31h 36m£22
Calgary to Red Deer41h 53m£22
Cold Lake to Edmonton45h 30m£36

Cold Shot Bus Coach Guide & FAQs

Do Cold Shot Bus coaches have WiFi?

No, unfortunately Cold Shot Bus does not offer WiFi aboard its coaches at this time. However, we find that a good book makes the time fly by and streaming services like Netflix allow you download TV shows and movies that you can then watch during your trip. Plan ahead and you will stay entertained during the entire coach ride.

Are there power points or USB points on the coach?

Cold Shot Bus does not offer power points on their coaches at this time. We suggest you charge up your laptop ahead of time and bring a power bank for your phone to extend its battery life for the duration of the trip. And remember - a good book doesn’t require any power.

What is Cold Shot Bus's schedule?

On a typical day, Cold Shot Bus has 663 scheduled coach trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Cold Shot Bus does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the coach?

Yes, Cold Shot Bus requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the coach. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

What are Cold Shot Bus’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about Cold Shot Bus’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there toilets on Cold Shot Bus coaches?

No, there are no bathrooms available on Cold Shot Bus coaches. Though there are no bathrooms onboard, typically breaks are scheduled in the itinerary to allow passengers to use bathroom facilities along the way.

Are meals or drinks offered during the trip?

Cold Shot Bus does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most coaches do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Cold Shot Bus ticket?

Cold Shot Bus does not require a printed ticket to board the coach. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Cold Shot Bus offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Cold Shot Bus focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.

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