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Red Arrow popular routes and schedules
|Popular routes||First and last departures||Average duration||Minimum price|
|Edmonton → Calgary||First and last departures8:00am — 6:45pm||Average duration3h 53m||Minimum price$90|
|Calgary → Edmonton||First and last departures8:00am — 6:50pm||Average duration4h 31m||Minimum price$90|
|Ottawa → Toronto||First and last departures11:30am — 6:00pm||Average duration4h 58m||Minimum price$65|
|Toronto → Ottawa||First and last departures10:45am — 6:45pm||Average duration4h 57m||Minimum price$65|
|Edmonton → Fort McMurray||First and last departures9:00am — 5:30pm||Average duration5h 3m||Minimum price$110|
Since 1979, Red Arrow has been an integral part of Alberta's history, offering more than just transportation. As a proudly Canadian-owned company, Red Arrow is dedicated to creating unforgettable travel experiences across the province.
From the bustling streets of Calgary to the vibrant heart of Edmonton, from the scenic beauty of Fort McMurray to the charm of Lethbridge and Red Deer, Red Arrow connects explorers with Canada's finest destinations.
With the expansion into Ontario, there are even more incredible places to explore. In 2022, Red Arrow embarked on a new journey, offering travelers a new connection between Ottawa - Kingstown and Toronto.
Red Arrow travel experience
The company's commitment goes beyond just getting passengers from A to B. The journey is all about making every adventure safe, exciting, and downright enjoyable. From the moment passengers step on board a Red Arrow luxury coach, the cozy 2-1 seating configuration provides extra space and comfort.
Passengers settle into leather seats, complete with individual trays and power plugs, ensuring everything needed is at their fingertips. Stay connected with onboard WiFi, catch up on favorite shows with the entertainment system, and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks throughout the ride. Plus, there's all the legroom needed to stretch out and relax.
Safety is a major priority for the company, and it's even gone as far as launching its safety brand, Safely Home. It commits the company's service to a safe and accountable experience. ㅤ
Seamless Travel with Busbud and Red Arrow
Busbud and Red Arrow have teamed up to make your Canadian travel plans come true, without hassle. With this partnership, you get the best of both worlds: Red Arrow's reliable and comfortable rides combined with Busbud's easy booking platform.
Whether you're eyeing the bustling vibes of Calgary, the excitement of Toronto, the unique charm of Ottawa, the cool vibes of Calgary, or the cozy feel of Red Deer, Busbud lets you book your tickets with a few taps. Skip the stress and hop on board for a smooth journey.
Amenities on Red Arrow buses
- Air conditioning
- XL Seat
- Entertainment (No Wifi)
- Power outlets
Red Arrow’s Coverage in Numbers
- Daily Buses966
Red Arrow Bus classes
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Red Arrow FAQ
Yes, you will be able to enjoy a WiFi connection on Red Arrow buses! Chat with friends and family, check your social media and emails but keep in mind that streaming is limited so we recommend downloading your favourite movies and shows before your trip.
Yes, there are power outlets and USB plugs on Red Arrow. No need to fear running out of battery during the best part of your movie! Note that Red Arrow might use replacement buses, so we recommend bringing a battery pack, just in case.
Yes, Red Arrow has a toilet on board. The toilet is located at the back of the bus or near the middle. Remember to bring hand sanitizer with you, as most buses do not have running water.
Yes, you will be able to enjoy food and drinks when travelling with Red Arrow. When selecting your Red Arrow departure on Busbud, you will be able to see if you will get snacks or a full meal.
Yes, a printed ticket is mandatory to board the bus with Red Arrow. We recommend printing your ticket before heading to the station, as not all stations offer printing machines. Remember to also bring with you a valid photo ID to board the bus.
Only Certified Service animals are allowed on Red Arrow buses. Unfortunately, it is impossible to travel with a pet on the bus or in the hold of the bus with Red Arrow.
When taking the bus with Red Arrow, you will be able to enjoy Air conditioning, , , Power outlets, Toilet, , Wifi, XL Seat. Red Arrow offers a best-in-class experience to all travellers so you're sure to have a pleasant bus trip.
Yes. When you make your online booking with us, you will have the option to choose which seat you’d like to sit in depending on the ones available. Depending on your preference, you can choose a seat next to a window or one situated in the aisle.
Red Arrow understands that the unexpected can happen, so the company allows for up to 24-hour cancellation time before departure with no penalty fee charged up to that time. To manager your booking, you can simply log into your Busbud account to make your alterations yourself. And if you need help, our support team will be happy to assist you!
At Red Arrow, all ages of children are welcome to use the service. Children below the age of two who travel on a guardian’s lap travel free. Accompanied children between two and eleven Children aged between thirteen and sixteen will be charged a youth fee.
To board the Red Arrow bus, you’ll need to show your photo ID and online ticket to the driver. Please ensure that the information you used to make the booking online matches the information presented at the station.
We encourage all our passengers to arrive at Red Arrow counters at least 15 minutes before their departure to check in and avoid any unnecessary delays. If you wish, you can also present your electronic or physical ticket at the station.
Red Arrow allows travelers to take three pieces of luggage with them. This includes one carry-on that can be stored in the overhead compartment inside the bus and two suitcases that must be stored in the hold under the bus. Please note that if your luggage weighs over 60 lbs, the driver may ask you to load and unload your luggage.
If you need to travel with more luggage, you can pay an extra fee of $15/bag and travel with a maximum of 6 pieces of luggage.
Bicycles may be put underneath the bus for $21, and must be properly boxed or wrapped to avoid being damaged or causing damage.
No, you can board the bus with an e-ticket and your photo ID. Just make sure that the name on your reservation matches the information on your document and you'll be ready to go.
Most Affordable Departures and Trips at Red Arrow
Looking for the most affordable destinations to travel to using Red Arrow? Why not try our top five destinations down below? You can select your ideal experience at an accessible price, regardless of whether you’re travelling for leisure, business, or in a group. Here are some ideas:
Edmonton to Red Deer
Red Deer to Edmonton
Calgary to Red Deer
Red Deer to Calgary
Calgary to Edmonton
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Red Arrow Popular Routes, Destinations and Stations
Top Red Arrow Bus Lines
- Edmonton to Calgary$63
- Calgary to Edmonton$61
- Ottawa to Toronto$55
- Toronto to Ottawa$55
- Kingston to Toronto$52
- Toronto to Kingston$52
- Fort McMurray to Edmonton$98
- Edmonton to Fort McMurray$96
- Red Deer to Calgary$49
- Calgary to Red Deer$48
- Edmonton to Red Deer$52
- Ottawa to Kingston$42
- Red Deer to Edmonton$61
- Calgary to Lethbridge$77
- Kingston to Ottawa$42
- Lethbridge to Calgary$77
- Calgary to Saskatoon$73
- Fort McMurray to Calgary$168
- Calgary to Fort McMurray$167
Top Red Arrow Destinations
- Red Arrow to Calgary
- Red Arrow Edmonton
- Red Arrow to Toronto
- Red Arrow Ottawa
- Red Arrow to Red Deer
- Red Arrow Kingston
- Red Arrow to Fort McMurray
- Red Arrow Lethbridge
- Red Arrow to Grande Prairie
- Buses to Saskatoon
- Buses to Fort MacLeod
- Buses to Grassland
- Buses to Claresholm
- Buses to Lloydminster
- Buses to Aldersyde
- Buses to Whitecourt
- Buses to Boyle
- Buses to North Battleford
- Buses to Gibbons
- Buses to Valleyview
Top Red Arrow Stations and Locations
- Edmonton International Airport
- Calgary International Airport
- North Red Arrow Office
- Downtown Edmonton, 10014 104 St NW
- VIA Rail Station
- Union Station Bus Terminal
- Crossiron Mills
- Northgate Rosslyn Hotel
- Quality Inn Hotel
- Sorenson Transit Station
- Huskey Travel Center
- Circle K Shell Station
- Esso Station - 6550 Main Ave
- Whitehorn LRT
- Scarborough Town Centre
- Shell - 4312 1 St W
- 5635 44 St
- Boyle MG's Convenience Store Bus Stop
- Macs - 4619 50 Ave
- U of A
- Shell - 101 Main St
- Radway - Husky Bus Stop