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Calgary to Red Deer by bus

The journey from Calgary to Red Deer by bus is 136.85 km and takes 1 hr 57 mins. There are 49 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:45 a.m. and the last at 8:30 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Calgary to Red Deer by bus for as little as $31.89 or as much as $98.18. The best price for this journey is $31.89.

Lowest Price$31.89
Journey Duration1 hr 57 mins
Connection per Day49
Lowest Price$31.89
Highest Price$98.18
First Departure6:45 a.m.
Last Departure8:30 p.m.
Distance136.85 km
DepartureCalgary
ArrivalRed Deer
CarriersThe Canada Bus, Cold ShotMore

Calgary to Red Deer Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, Jul 19, 2024

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Do you know the best way to get from Calgary to Red Deer? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Calgary to Red Deer?

On average, a bus ticket from Calgary to Red Deer will cost you $48.05. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $31.89. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from Calgary to Red Deer vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $48.05. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Calgary to Red Deer take by bus?

Traveling from Calgary to Red Deer by bus will usually take 1 hr 57 mins. This journey covers a distance of 136.85 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 57 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Calgary and Red Deer is around 136.85 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 hr 57 mins. However, the fastest routes between Calgary and Red Deer take 1 hr 5 mins. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Calgary to Red Deer?

The first daily departure from Calgary to Red Deer leaves at 6:45 a.m., while the last journey of the day sets out at 8:30 p.m.. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Calgary and Red Deer. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Calgary to Red Deer, which usually leaves at 6:45 a.m.. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 8:30 p.m.. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many journeys from Calgary to Red Deer take place each day?

The route from Calgary to Red Deer is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Calgary 49 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Calgary to Red Deer, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 47 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 2 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Calgary to Red Deer. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Calgary to Red Deer.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Calgary to Red Deer, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Calgary to Red Deer.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $8.56 to $34.71 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 75% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Calgary to Red Deer

The cheapest Calgary - Red Deer bus tickets can be found for as low as $13.35 if you’re lucky, or $28.06 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $34.24.

Find the best day to travel to Red Deer by bus

When travelling to Red Deer by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Services on board The Canada Bus, Cold Shot and Ebus from Calgary to Red Deer
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Calgary to Red Deer CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
9.58kg
Bus
10.26kg
Flight
27.37kg
Car
21.9kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Calgary to Red Deer?
A bus ticket from Calgary to Red Deer is $48.05. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $31.89.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Calgary to Red Deer?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Calgary to Red Deer is $31.89. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Calgary and Red Deer by bus?
Calgary to Red Deer is 136.85 km.
How long does the bus between Calgary and Red Deer take?
Calgary to Red Deer is on average 1 hr 57 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 5 mins.
Which companies operate from Calgary to Red Deer?
The bus journey from Calgary to Red Deer is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: The Canada Bus, Cold Shot, Ebus, Red Arrow and Rider Express.
How many bus connections per day go from Calgary to Red Deer?
Calgary to Red Deer has 49 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Calgary to Red Deer leave?
The earliest bus from Calgary to Red Deer departs at 6:45 a.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Calgary to Red Deer depart?
The latest bus from Calgary to Red Deer departs at 8:30 p.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Calgary to Red Deer in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $31.89 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Calgary to Red Deer?
There are on average 47 direct connection(s) from Calgary to go to Red Deer.
What's the fastest journey time between Calgary to Red Deer by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Calgary and Red Deer is 1 hr 5 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Calgary to Red Deer?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Calgary and Red Deer.
What are the CO2 emissions for Calgary to Red Deer by bus?
The bus journey from Calgary to Red Deer creates 10.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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