Fort St John to Whitecourt coach

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Fort St John - Whitecourt Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Fort St John to Whitecourt. Traveling by coach from Fort St John to Whitecourt usually takes around 6 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus coach can make the trip in 5 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance250 mi (403 km)
Shortest duration5h 45m
Cheapest price£83.84
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Coach lines1

How much is a coach ticket from Fort St John to Whitecourt?

£84.69 is the average price of a bus ticket from Fort St John to Whitecourt. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices


The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in December. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £83 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Fort St John to Whitecourt in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £93 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What coach companies travel from Fort St John to Whitecourt?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Fort St John to Whitecourt. Cold Shot Bus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus26h 42m£84.80
  • Cold Shot Bus has been operating in the Canadian province of Alberta since 2005. The regional coach company runs smaller shuttle buses with a maximum capacity of around 20 passengers. Because Cold Shot keeps prices low, passengers should expect a more basic experience without onboard Wi-Fi or power outlets. Cold Shot offers 2 daily trips on average from Fort St John to Whitecourt, with prices at an average of .

Frequently Asked Questions

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Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

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The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 250 miles from Fort St John to Whitecourt. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Fort St John to Whitecourt 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first coach leaves at 12:00 and the last coach leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all coaches from Fort St John to Whitecourt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Fort St John to Whitecourt. However, neither coach offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer coaches during the trip.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Fort St John?

Main departure station: 10421 100 St

Most coaches depart from the main station in Fort St John.

All coach stations in Fort St John:

  • 10421 100 St

Where does the coach arrive in Whitecourt?

Main arrival station: 3711 Caxton Street

All coaches from Fort St John arrive at one main station in Whitecourt.

Coach stations in Whitecourt:

  • 3711 Caxton Street

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