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There are 7 intercity buses per day from Fort McMurray to Gibbons. Traveling by bus from Fort McMurray to Gibbons usually takes around 4 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 10 minutes.
|Distance||215 mi (345 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 10m|
|Trips per day||6|
|Most frequent service||Cold Shot Bus|
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What bus companies travel from Fort McMurray to Gibbons?
There are 3 bus lines from Fort McMurray to Gibbons available for you to search and book on Wanderu. With 3 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:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Cold Shot Bus||3||4h 29m||€46.39|
|Red Arrow Motorcoach||3||4h 25m||€68.34|
Cold Shot Bus
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. Cold Shot offers 3 daily trips on average from Fort McMurray to Gibbons, with prices at an average of .
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. On your trip from Fort McMurray to Gibbons, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 4 daily trips from Fort McMurray to Gibbons, the journey usually takes about 4 hours and 48 minutes.
Red Arrow Motorcoach
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. Red Arrow runs 3 trips each day from Fort McMurray to Gibbons, and tickets on this route usually cost about .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Fort McMurray to Gibbons during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 345 kilometers from Fort McMurray to Gibbons. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 10 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 08:00 and the last bus leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all buses from Fort McMurray to Gibbons, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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Fort McMurray is a must-see destination for outdoor enthusiasts, but it also possesses a rich array of entertainment that is sure to entice all types of travelers. During the winter months, the Northern Lights produce dazzling displays of natural light that provide a magical backdrop to all of your nights in town. Surrounded by boreal woodland, it's also easy to embrace nature with birchwood hikes or forest snowmobiling expeditions, depending on when you visit. With its complex river system and vast spread of picturesque green space, Fort McMurray is a popular retreat for fishing trips and golf getaways. Helicopter tours are the best way to take in all of this natural beauty from above.
Visitors can get a flavor of Fort McMurray's vibrant cultural community with locally produced live performances at the Keyano Theatre and Norm Weiss Centre for the Visual and Performing Arts. Mouth-watering eateries serving up a range of cuisines populate both sides of the river, while the popular Boomtown Casino is worth a trip for those feeling lucky.
Bus travel on Cold Shot Bus along scenic highways connects Fort McMurray with Edmonton to the south and, from there, the rest of urbanized Canada. Efficient air travel across the country is available from the Fort McMurray International Airport, while boats running up and down the Athabasca River offer a more leisurely mode of transport.
Where does the bus leave from in Fort McMurray?
Buses to Gibbons leave from 5 stations in Fort McMurray.
All bus stations in Fort McMurray:
10013 Macdonald Ave
Shell Gas Station
Shell Gas Station
21-8102 Fraser Ave (Parking Lot)
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