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Edmonton to Fort McMurray bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$48.61
Fastest time4h 55m
Trips per day16
bus carriers3
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Overall score for Edmonton to Fort McMurray
4.5
Based on 2 reviews
Cold Shot Bus
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers 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
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
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Haile
5.0
August 6, 2019Business
Pros
On time. The driver (wish I know his name) high customer service. He Carry my bag on both terminals. I feel I am a king.
Cons
I wish you have late run from Fort McMurray to Edmonton for shift workers especially Tuesdays after 8: PM
Tips
The best ride ever
Red Arrow Motorcoach
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
2.0

What is Red Arrow?

Red Arrow Motorcoach is a division of Pacific Western Transportation that operates scheduled passenger bus services between the Canadian cities of Lethbridge, Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Camrose, Grand Prairie and Fort McMurray.

What is the drive time from Edmonton to Fort McMurray?

The drive time from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada is approximately 4 hours and 25 minutes by car, or a little more than 5 hours by bus. The drive is a straight shot northeast up highway AB-63.

What bus services run from Edmonton to Fort McMurray?

There are 3 bus companies that offer travel in Alberta from Edmonton to Fort McMurray:

  • On Cold Shot Bus, the average price for a ticket from Edmonton to Fort McMurray is $55.77 CA, with 13 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 6 hours and 34 minutes.
  • On Ebus, the average price for a ticket from Edmonton to Fort McMurray is $70.79 CA, with 2 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 5 hours and 20 minutes.
  • On Red Arrow Motorcoach, the average price for a ticket from Edmonton to Fort McMurray is $89.83 CA, with 5 trips offered per day. The average travel time is 5 hours and 11 minutes.

How to book cheap bus tickets from Edmonton to Fort McMurray

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Edmonton to Fort McMurray is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Edmonton to Fort McMurray were $62.52. By booking 25 days out, tickets are on average $19.77 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Edmonton to Fort McMurray by bus is on Wednesday. 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.

Cold Shot Bus from Edmonton to Fort McMurray has the most daily schedules

On average there are 16 bus trips per day. Cold Shot Bus has the most options for departures from Edmonton to Fort McMurray, with an average of 13 trips per day and 209 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Edmonton to Fort McMurray. Of the 16 trips there are 11 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

3 carriers offer Edmonton to Fort McMurray bus trips

Cold Shot Bus

Book Cold Shot Bus from Edmonton to Fort McMurray from $48.61. There are 13 Cold Shot Bus schedules from Edmonton to Fort McMurray and you can expect on average to pay $56.45 for a Cold Shot Bus ticket to Fort McMurray. In Edmonton, Cold Shot Bus departs to Fort McMurray from 11204 119 St 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 Edmonton to Fort McMurray takes 6 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available Cold Shot Bus trip will get you to Fort McMurray in 4 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Cold Shot Bus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $51.11 for a weekend getaway trip to Fort McMurray.

Avg. Time
6h 31m
Avg. Price
$56.45

Ebus

Book Ebus from Edmonton to Fort McMurray from $63.83. There are 3 Ebus schedules from Edmonton to Fort McMurray and you can expect on average to pay $69.40 for a Ebus ticket to Fort McMurray. In Edmonton, Ebus departs to Fort McMurray from 10014 104 St and no other station. In Fort McMurray, Ebus arrives at Quality Inn and Conference Center and 5 other stations.

An average trip on Ebus from Edmonton to Fort McMurray takes 5 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Ebus trip will get you to Fort McMurray in 4 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Ebus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $71.07 for a weekend getaway trip to Fort McMurray.

Restroom
WiFi
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Avg. Time
5h 20m
Avg. Price
$69.40

Red Arrow Motorcoach

Book Red Arrow Motorcoach from Edmonton to Fort McMurray from $85.21. There are 6 Red Arrow Motorcoach schedules from Edmonton to Fort McMurray and you can expect on average to pay $86.51 for a Red Arrow Motorcoach ticket to Fort McMurray. In Edmonton, Red Arrow Motorcoach departs to Fort McMurray from 10014 104 St and no other station. In Fort McMurray, Red Arrow Motorcoach arrives at Quality Inn and Conference Center and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Red Arrow Motorcoach from Edmonton to Fort McMurray takes 5 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Red Arrow Motorcoach trip will get you to Fort McMurray in 4 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Red Arrow Motorcoach offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $86.79 for a weekend getaway trip to Fort McMurray.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Snacks
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
5h 9m
Avg. Price
$86.51

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Edmonton. Most bus trips to Fort McMurray will depart from:
  • 10014 104 St
  • 11204 119 St
  • Super 8 Hotel
Bus trips arrive in Fort McMurray at 10 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Fort McMurray for trips arriving from Edmonton:
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Flying J
  • Quality Inn and Conference Center
  • 8217 Franklin Ave
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Peter Pond Mall
  • 9601 Franklin Ave
  • Athabasca Lodge
  • Wapasu Creek Lodge
  • Beaver River Executive Lodge