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Calgary to Fort McMurray bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$88.05
Fastest time8h 50m
Trips per day12
bus carriers2
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Overall score for Calgary to Fort McMurray
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Overview
Users that traveled with Cold Shot Bus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Orlie
5.0
December 23, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Good
Cons
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Tips
NA

How much does a bus ticket from Calgary to Fort McMurray cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Calgary to Fort McMurray were $88.50.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Calgary to Fort McMurray is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $76.42 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Calgary to Fort McMurray?

The distance between Calgary and Fort McMurray is approximately 407.46 miles, or 655.57 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 10 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Calgary to Fort McMurray?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Calgary to Fort McMurray by bus is on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Calgary to Fort McMurray?

On average there are 12 bus trips per day. Cold Shot Bus has the most options for departures from Calgary to Fort McMurray, with an average of 9 trips per day and 100 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Calgary to Fort McMurray. Of the 12 trips there are 11 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

2 carriers offer Calgary to Fort McMurray bus trips

Cold Shot Bus

Book Cold Shot Bus from Calgary to Fort McMurray from $88.05. There are 9 Cold Shot Bus schedules from Calgary to Fort McMurray and you can expect on average to pay $91.38 for a Cold Shot Bus ticket to Fort McMurray. In Calgary, Cold Shot Bus departs to Fort McMurray from Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE and 1 other station. In Fort McMurray, Cold Shot Bus arrives at Shell Gas Station and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Cold Shot Bus from Calgary to Fort McMurray takes 10 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Cold Shot Bus trip will get you to Fort McMurray in 8 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Cold Shot Bus offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $88.95 for a weekend getaway trip to Fort McMurray.

Avg. Time
10h 38m
Avg. Price
$91.38

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Book Red Arrow Motorcoach from Calgary to Fort McMurray from $161.24. There are 11 Red Arrow Motorcoach schedules from Calgary to Fort McMurray and you can expect on average to pay $165.37 for a Red Arrow Motorcoach ticket to Fort McMurray. In Calgary, Red Arrow Motorcoach departs to Fort McMurray from North Ticket Office - 304 35 Ave NE and 2 other stations. In Fort McMurray, Red Arrow Motorcoach arrives at Peter Pond Mall and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Red Arrow Motorcoach from Calgary to Fort McMurray takes 10 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available Red Arrow Motorcoach trip will get you to Fort McMurray in 8 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Red Arrow Motorcoach offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay $165.04 for a weekend getaway trip to Fort McMurray.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Snacks
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
10h 47m
Avg. Price
$165.37

Plan your next adventure

There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Fort McMurray will depart from these stations in Calgary:
  • Memorial Drive - 12 4 St NE
  • 11511 40 Street S.E.
  • North Ticket Office - 304 35 Ave NE
  • 205 9 Ave SE
  • Calgary International Airport
Buses arrive in Fort McMurray at 6 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Fort McMurray for trips arriving from Calgary:
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Flying J
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Peter Pond Mall
  • Quality Inn and Conference Center
  • 8217 Franklin Ave