Find bus tickets from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie
Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||10h 55m|
|Trips per day||3|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $131.06 was the low point for bus fares from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie. Buses from Grande Prairie to Fort McMurray are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $131.06 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.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 11 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 306 miles (493 kilometers) from Fort McMurray, AB to Grande Prairie, AB. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 55 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 Grande Prairie. 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Fort McMurray?
The first bus leaves at 5:00pm and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie?
There is one bus company that operates from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie. Cold Shot Bus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Cold Shot Bus||3||11h 14m||$131.06|
Where does the bus leave from in Fort McMurray?
Most buses depart from the main station in Fort McMurray, Alberta:
- Shell Gas Station
- Shell Gas Station
- Flying J
Where does the bus arrive in Grande Prairie?
All buses from Fort McMurray arrive at one main station in Grande Prairie, Alberta:
- 101 St
Price trends for buses from Fort McMurray to Grande Prairie
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