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About Grande Prairie

One of the biggest cities in Northern Alberta, Grande Prairie offers outdoor adventure and urban comfort in equal measure. Muskoseepi Park, the city’s top attraction, spans the city's length and provides a range of family-friendly activities, insights into local heritage at the Grande Prairie Museum, and photo opportunities at the monumental millennium sundial.

Surrounded by dense woodland, the city is a haven for nature lovers who will love Saskatoon Island Provincial Park. Here, explorers can camp, canoe, hike, bike, or explore trails aboard a snowmobile if visiting during the winter months.

Grande Prairie is home to a wide variety of delicious global cuisines, but the year-round farmers' market on the main avenue is the best way to get an authentic flavor of the city. Thirsty visitors can also seek out Grande Prairie's many artisanal coffee shops and microbreweries to delve even deeper into the city's thriving food and drink scene.

Most bus and rail travel routes from Grande Prairie go through the Albertan capital of Edmonton, from which connections across Canada are available. Grande Prairie Airport also provides convenient transport with daily flights to Edmonton as well as Calgary.

Station Information

Cold Shot Bus service in Grande Prairie departs from 9501 113 St, west of the city’s center. The area around the station is somewhat industrial, but within a short drive, there are still some hotels and fast food options to fuel up or rest up before or after a long day of travel. Buses board outside of the small Cold Shot office in a multi-use building, and there is an indoor waiting area in the office. Upon arriving in Grande Prairie, you can find the Eastlink Centre, Muskoseepi Park, and the Grande Prairie Museum within easy reach.

Popular bus stations in Grande Prairie:

  • 9501 113 St

  • 10612 99 Ave

What bus companies travel to Grande Prairie, Alberta?

Located in Alberta, Canada, Grande Prairie is accessible by bus from 8 other cities. You can choose from 24 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Grande Prairie on Wanderu. Cold Shot Bus usually has the most buses on any given day.

Bus companies serving Grande Prairie

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ebus159h 11m$120.74
Cold Shot Bus135h 36m$92.02
Red Arrow Motorcoach1212h 4m$188.63
  • 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. You can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach.

  • Cold Shot Bus has been operating in the Canadian province of Alberta since 2005. The regional bus company runs smaller shuttle buses with a maximum capacity of around 20 passengers. Because Cold Shot keeps prices low, passengers should expect a more basic experience without onboard Wi-Fi or power outlets.

  • 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.

Which bus carrier has the best service to Grande Prairie?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Grande Prairie by bus with Cold Shot Bus giving them a 4.4 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Cold Shot Bus had the most comfortable bus service to Grande Prairie taking into account the seats and amenities that Cold Shot Bus offers. They rate Cold Shot Bus a 4 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Grande Prairie punctually, travelers suggest that Cold Shot Bus has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Grande Prairie, rating them a 4.9 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$65.45 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Grande Prairie, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Grande Prairie. In the last month, buses from Fox Creek to Grande Prairie had the lowest average price at $68.41.

The busiest bus station in Grande Prairie is 9501 113 St. As Grande Prairie's main station, it has the most buses coming and going. However, a popular alternative is 10612 99 Ave.

The closest airport to Grande Prairie is Dawson Creek Airport (YDQ), it is located 67.5 miles from the city center of Grande Prairie.
Grande Prairie ranks number 10 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 55 in Canada. Grande Prairie ranks number 3 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Grande Prairie via bus service. On average 8 direct daily bus trips serve Grande Prairie.
The population of Grande Prairie is 41462. Grande Prairie ranks number 13 in terms of population in Alberta and number 94 in all of Canada.
Bus tickets to Grande Prairie range from for a short trip to Grande Prairie, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Grande Prairie starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Grande Prairie can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $72.
People who take the bus to Grande Prairie are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a bus last minute make taking a bus to Grande Prairie easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest bus station to the city center of Grande Prairie is 10612 99 Ave, located just 0.8 miles away. Select 10612 99 Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Grande Prairie. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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