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Fort McMurray to Edmonton bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$37.86
Fastest time4h 40m
Trips per day6
Bus lines3
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Fort McMurray-Edmonton Bus Schedule

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Fort McMurray to Edmonton
4.5
Based on 4 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
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
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Obinna
5.0
January 4, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Arrived on time.

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Ebus 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
5.0
Reglindis
4.0
August 5, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I didn't have to focus on the road and could rest.
Cons
Can't think of anything right now except that I am a large woman and found the seats hard and narrow. Others seemed to be fine.

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
1.0
Value
2.0
Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Fort McMurray to Edmonton?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$39.26 was the low point for bus fares from Fort McMurray to Edmonton. Buses from Edmonton to Fort McMurray are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$39.26 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$2.89 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 378 kilometers (235 miles) from Fort McMurray to Edmonton. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Edmonton. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Fort McMurray?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Fort McMurray to Edmonton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Fort McMurray to Edmonton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

What bus companies travel from Fort McMurray to Edmonton?

There are 3 bus lines from Fort McMurray to Edmonton. With 6 daily trips, Cold Shot Bus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus65h 16mUS$41.51
Ebus45h 33mUS$54.57
Red Arrow Motorcoach85h 5mUS$62.76

Where does the bus leave from in Fort McMurray?

Buses to Edmonton leave from multiple locations in Fort McMurray, Alberta. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • Flying J
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Quality Inn and Conference Center
  • 8217 Franklin Ave
  • Wapasu Creek Lodge
  • Beaver River Executive Lodge
  • Athabasca Lodge

Where does the bus arrive in Edmonton?

Buses arrive in Edmonton at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Edmonton, Alberta:

  • 11204 119 St
  • 9850 34 Ave NW
  • 10014 104 St
  • Rosslyn Inn

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