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Red Deer to Calgary by bus

The journey from Red Deer to Calgary by bus is 85.03 mi and takes 2 hr 35 min. There are 55 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:00 AM and the last at 8:15 PM. It is possible to travel from Red Deer to Calgary by bus for as little as $10.00 or as much as $106.67. The best price for this journey is $10.00.

Lowest Price$10.00
Journey Duration2 hr 35 min
Connection per Day55
Lowest Price$10.00
Highest Price$106.67
First Departure2:00 AM
Last Departure8:15 PM
Distance85.03 mi
DepartureRed Deer
ArrivalCalgary
CarriersFlixBus Inc., The Canada BusMore

Red Deer to Calgary Bus Times

Departure date
Saturday, Apr 20, 2024

Your journey from Red Deer to Calgary with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Red Deer to Calgary. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much does it cost to get from Red Deer to Calgary by bus?

The cheapest bus tickets from Red Deer to Calgary cost $10.00. On average, you can expect to spend around $43.80 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Red Deer to Calgary.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $43.80 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Red Deer to Calgary.

How much time will it take to go from Red Deer to Calgary by bus?

With a distance of 85.03 mi between Red Deer and Calgary, it will usually take 2 hr 35 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 2 hr 35 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The distance between Red Deer and Calgary is around 85.03 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 2 hr 35 min. However, the fastest routes between Red Deer and Calgary take 1 hr 5 min. 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.

How many daily journeys are there from Red Deer to Calgary?

The route from Red Deer to Calgary 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 Red Deer 55 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Red Deer to Calgary, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 46 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 9 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 Red Deer to Calgary. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Red Deer to Calgary, 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 Red Deer to Calgary.

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 $15.24 to $32.17 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 53% on your trip!

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

The cheapest Red Deer - Calgary bus tickets can be found for as low as $20.85 if you’re lucky, or $24.58 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $27.58.

Find the best day to travel to Calgary by bus

When travelling to Calgary 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!

Carriers on this route

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Rider Express is a Canadian transportation company that offers bus services across Western Canada and the United States. The company was founded in 2017 and has since expanded its services to include charter buses, parcel delivery, and freight transportation. Rider Express operates a fleet of modern buses equipped with amenities such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and reclining seats. The company's routes cover major cities such as Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, and Minneapolis. Rider Express is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation options for its customers.

Services on board The Canada Bus, Rider Express and Red Arrow from Red Deer to Calgary
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Red Deer to Calgary CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
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 Red Deer to Calgary?
A bus ticket from Red Deer to Calgary is $43.80. 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 $10.00.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Red Deer to Calgary?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Red Deer to Calgary is $10.00. 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 Red Deer and Calgary by bus?
Red Deer to Calgary is 85.03 mi.
How long does the bus between Red Deer and Calgary take?
Red Deer to Calgary is on average 2 hr 35 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 5 min.
Which companies operate from Red Deer to Calgary?
The bus journey from Red Deer to Calgary is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus Inc., The Canada Bus, Rider Express, Red Arrow, Ebus and Cold Shot.
How many bus connections per day go from Red Deer to Calgary?
Red Deer to Calgary has 55 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Red Deer to Calgary leave?
The earliest bus from Red Deer to Calgary departs at 2:00 AM. 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 Red Deer to Calgary depart?
The latest bus from Red Deer to Calgary departs at 8:15 PM. 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 Red Deer to Calgary 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 $10.00 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 Red Deer to Calgary?
There are on average 46 direct connection(s) from Red Deer to go to Calgary.
What's the fastest journey time between Red Deer to Calgary by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Red Deer and Calgary is 1 hr 5 min.
Is there a direct bus from Red Deer to Calgary?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Red Deer and Calgary.
What are the CO2 emissions for Red Deer to Calgary by bus?
The bus journey from Red Deer to Calgary creates 10.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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