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Journey Information

There are 27 intercity buses per day from Red Deer to Edmonton. Traveling by bus from Red Deer to Edmonton usually takes around 3 hours and 57 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance89 mi (144 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price€27.40
Trips per day18
Most frequent serviceEbus
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Red Deer to Edmonton

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Rita

23 September 2021- Solo travel

The Canada Bus

Pros: Good friendly driver, bus was clean and on time. Cons: Thought it was perfect. Tips: Use this bus way cheaper than any other and clean and curtious staff.

Pros: Good friendly driver, bus was clean and on time. Cons: Thought it was perfect. Tips: Use this bus way cheaper than any other and clean and curtious staff.

5.0

Joyce

15 November 2019- Visiting family

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: Price tops the list, then driver was awesome, also a good driver considering it rained all the way to Edmonton. Cons: Bus was late but that wasnt a problem, still got there in time. Tips: Book online best way to go. Very convenient.

Pros: Price tops the list, then driver was awesome, also a good driver considering it rained all the way to Edmonton. Cons: Bus was late but that wasnt a problem, still got there in time. Tips: Book online best way to go. Very convenient.

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

The average price for a bus ticket to Edmonton is €28.79, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Red Deer. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

€86€57€29MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Red Deer to Edmonton is expected to range from €59 to €78. If you are looking to travel to Edmonton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €59. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €59 and can be found on 16 May 2022.

Monthly average prices

€48€38€29€19€10JJASONDJFMAM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in October. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €32 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Red Deer to Edmonton in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €43 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 bus companies travel from Red Deer to Edmonton?

There are 3 bus lines from Red Deer to Edmonton available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 17 daily trips, Ebus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus31h 30m€29.04
Ebus174h 18m€51.12
Red Arrow Motorcoach94h 44m€66.21
  • Cold Shot Bus

    Cold Shot Bus

    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 3 daily trips on average from Red Deer to Edmonton, with prices at an average of .

  • Ebus

    Ebus

    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 Edmonton, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 17 daily trips from Red Deer to Edmonton, the journey usually takes about 4 hours and 18 minutes.

  • Red Arrow Motorcoach

    Red Arrow Motorcoach

    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 9 trips each day from Red Deer to Edmonton, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 57 minutes to cover the 144 kilometers from Red Deer to Edmonton. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 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 bus 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 bus?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Edmonton, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Red Deer?

The first bus leaves at 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all buses from Red Deer to Edmonton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Edmonton each day?

There are 27 scheduled buses that travel from Red Deer to Edmonton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 18 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Edmonton

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 bus leave from in Red Deer?

Departure stations

Buses to Edmonton leave from 3 stations in Red Deer.

All bus stations in Red Deer:

  • Red Deer Quality Inn

  • Sorenson Transit Station

  • 6607 67 St

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