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Journey Information

Fort McMurray to Peace River bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$144.55
Fastest time12h 5m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Fort McMurray to Peace River 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 Peace River?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $145.75 was the low point for bus fares from Fort McMurray to Peace River. Buses from Peace River to Fort McMurray are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $145.75 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 12 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 228 miles (367 kilometers) from Fort McMurray, AB to Peace River, AB. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 5 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Fort McMurray to Peace River for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

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 Peace River, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Fort McMurray to Peace River every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Fort McMurray to Peace River?

There is one bus company that operates from Fort McMurray to Peace River. 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus312h 24m$145.82

Where does the bus leave from in Fort McMurray?

Most buses depart from the main station in Fort McMurray, Alberta:

  • Flying J
  • Shell Gas Station
  • Shell Gas Station

Where does the bus arrive in Peace River?

All buses from Fort McMurray arrive at one main station in Peace River, Alberta:

  • 94 St

Price trends for buses from Fort McMurray to Peace River

Monthly average prices


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