Red Deer to Fort MacLeod bus

Lowest Prices

We partner with the top coach & train carriers to bring you the best deals.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Quick & Easy Booking

Book trips quickly with a simple, hassle-free checkout – online & on our app.

Fast Customer Support

We don’t monkey around. We respond within minutes to help you out.

Red Deer - Fort MacLeod Bus Timetable

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype

Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod. Traveling by bus from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod usually takes around 7 hours and 37 minutes, but the fastest Red Arrow Motorcoach bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance177 mi (285 km)
Shortest duration6h 5m
Cheapest price€72.77
Most frequent serviceRed Arrow Motorcoach
Bus lines2

Price trends for buses from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod

Average prices by travel date


Monthly average prices


What bus companies travel from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus19h 5m€73.54
Red Arrow Motorcoach16h 23m€76.71
  • 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 Fort MacLeod, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 1 daily trips from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod, the journey usually takes about 9 hours and 5 minutes.

  • 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 1 trips each day from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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.

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 285 kilometers from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 10:00 and the last bus leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all buses from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Red Deer to Fort MacLeod. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Red Deer?

Main departure station: Red Deer Quality Inn

Most buses depart from the main station in Red Deer.

All bus stations in Red Deer:

  • Red Deer Quality Inn

Where does the bus arrive in Fort MacLeod?

Main arrival station: Circle K Shell Station

All buses from Red Deer arrive at one main station in Fort MacLeod.

Bus stations in Fort MacLeod:

  • Circle K Shell Station

Get around town with Moovit

Download Moovit to see all of your local transit options in Fort MacLeod. Download here

Need a return trip from Fort MacLeod to Red Deer?

Search Bus Tickets

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

Available on iOS & Android