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Fort McMurray to Athabasca bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$44.78
Fastest time2h 55m
Trips per day5
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How much does a bus ticket from Fort McMurray to Athabasca cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Fort McMurray to Athabasca were $45.07.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Fort McMurray to Athabasca is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

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

The distance between Fort McMurray and Athabasca is approximately 157.21 miles, or 252.93 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 3 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 55 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 Fort McMurray to Athabasca?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Fort McMurray to Athabasca by bus is on Thursday. 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 Fort McMurray to Athabasca?

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. Cold Shot Bus has the most options for departures from Fort McMurray to Athabasca, with an average of 5 trips per day and 75 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Fort McMurray to Athabasca. Of the 5 trips there are 5 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Fort McMurray to Athabasca bus trips

Cold Shot Bus

Book Cold Shot Bus from Fort McMurray to Athabasca from $44.78. There are 5 Cold Shot Bus schedules from Fort McMurray to Athabasca and you can expect on average to pay $45.07 for a Cold Shot Bus ticket to Athabasca. In Fort McMurray, Cold Shot Bus departs to Athabasca from Shell Gas Station and 2 other stations. In Athabasca, Cold Shot Bus arrives at 5003 50 Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Cold Shot Bus from Fort McMurray to Athabasca takes 3 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Cold Shot Bus trip will get you to Athabasca in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Cold Shot Bus offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $45.07 for a weekend getaway trip to Athabasca.

Avg. Time
3h 18m
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Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Athabasca will depart from these stations in Fort McMurray:
  • Flying J
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Shell Gas Station
Buses from Fort McMurray arrive in Athabasca at one main station:
  • 5003 50 Ave