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About Grande Prairie
One of the biggest cities in Northern Alberta, Grande Prairie offers outdoor adventure and urban comfort in equal measure. Muskoseepi Park, the city’s top attraction, spans the city's length and provides a range of family-friendly activities, insights into local heritage at the Grande Prairie Museum, and photo opportunities at the monumental millennium sundial.
Surrounded by dense woodland, the city is a haven for nature lovers who will love Saskatoon Island Provincial Park. Here, explorers can camp, canoe, hike, bike, or explore trails aboard a snowmobile if visiting during the winter months.
Grande Prairie is home to a wide variety of delicious global cuisines, but the year-round farmers' market on the main avenue is the best way to get an authentic flavor of the city. Thirsty visitors can also seek out Grande Prairie's many artisanal coffee shops and microbreweries to delve even deeper into the city's thriving food and drink scene.
Most bus and rail travel routes from Grande Prairie go through the Albertan capital of Edmonton, from which connections across Canada are available. Grande Prairie Airport also provides convenient transport with daily flights to Edmonton as well as Calgary.
Cold Shot Bus service in Grande Prairie departs from 9501 113 St, west of the city’s center. The area around the station is somewhat industrial, but within a short drive, there are still some hotels and fast food options to fuel up or rest up before or after a long day of travel. Buses board outside of the small Cold Shot office in a multi-use building, and there is an indoor waiting area in the office. Upon arriving in Grande Prairie, you can find the Eastlink Centre, Muskoseepi Park, and the Grande Prairie Museum within easy reach.
Popular bus stations in Grande Prairie:
9501 113 St
10612 99 Ave
What bus companies travel to Grande Prairie, Alberta?
Bus companies serving Grande Prairie
|Bus||Routes||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Cold Shot Bus||13||6h 0m||€66.57|
|Red Arrow Motorcoach||12||12h 7m||€124.67|
ebus is a family-owned bus carrier that serves Alberta and British Columbia. ebus service offers passengers a comfortable yet budget-friendly way to travel. You can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach.
Cold Shot Bus has been operating in the Canadian province of Alberta since 2005. The regional bus 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.
Red Arrow buses connect popular destinations throughout Alberta in luxurious buses with the best amenities. Passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, movies, power outlets, and extra legroom. Free water and snacks available for purchase round out the high-end vehicle's offerings.
Which bus service has the best service to Grande Prairie?
Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Grande Prairie by bus with Cold Shot Bus giving them a 4.6 rating out of 5.
Travelers also mentioned that Cold Shot Bus had the most comfortable bus service to Grande Prairie taking into account the seats and amenities that Cold Shot Bus offers. They rate Cold Shot Bus a 4.2 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.
If you are looking to arrive to Grande Prairie punctually, travelers suggest that Cold Shot Bus has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Grande Prairie, rating them a 4.9 based on their on time arrivals.
Frequently Asked Questions
The busiest bus station in Grande Prairie is 9501 113 St. As Grande Prairie's main station, it has the most buses coming and going. However, a popular alternative is 10612 99 Ave.
|Departure||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Fort McMurray||12h 4m||€107.49|
|Red Deer||9h 0m||€83.36|
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