Red Deer travel guide

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You're Going to Love Red Deer

With a population of 73.593, Red Deer is a must-see destination in Alberta, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Red Deer deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Red Deer

If you’re looking for affordable options, One Eleven Grill (108 - 5301 43 St) and 50 West Bistro (4930B Ross St) are great picks.

When to visit Red Deer

Red Deer in December
Estimated hotel price
$144
1 night at 3-star hotel
Red Deer in December
Estimated hotel price
$144
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Red Deer in July, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 23 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -16 °C, with an average temperature of -10 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 97 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Red Deer, with an average rainfall of 13 mm.

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How to Get to Red Deer

Plane

When flying to Red Deer, you’ll arrive at Red Deer (YQF), which is located 11 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Red Deer is to pick up a car hire from Calgary, which is about 137 km from Red Deer. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Calgary.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Red Deer Radisson Hotel, located 4 km from the city centre of Red Deer. Red Deer 7150 50 Ave is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Red Deer, you’ll arrive at Red Deer (YQF), which is located 11 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Red Deer is to pick up a car hire from Calgary, which is about 137 km from Red Deer. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in Calgary.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Red Deer Radisson Hotel, located 4 km from the city centre of Red Deer. Red Deer 7150 50 Ave is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city centre.

Airports near Red Deer

Airlines serving Red Deer

Lufthansa
Good (4,686 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,724 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,465 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,951 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,194 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (673 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,897 reviews)
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Where to stay in Red Deer

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Inn & Suites and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Red Deer.

Where to stay in popular areas of Red Deer

Most booked hotels in Red Deer

Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton Red Deer
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
$152+
Radisson Red Deer
3 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
$140+
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Red Deer
2 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
$113+
Empire Inn & Suites
2 stars
Good (6.1, Good reviews)
$113+
Super 8 by Wyndham Red Deer
2 stars
Okay (4, Okay reviews)
$67+

Hiring a car in Red Deer

Expect to pay $2.22 per litre in Red Deer (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $26.57 and $35.43. The most frequently booked car type in Red Deer is Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Class Full-size Truck or similar) is, on average, 45% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay $2.22 per litre in Red Deer (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $26.57 and $35.43. The most frequently booked car type in Red Deer is Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Class Full-size Truck or similar) is, on average, 45% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.