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Grande Prairie to Fort St John bus

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Grande Prairie - Fort St John Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Grande Prairie to Fort St John. Traveling by bus from Grande Prairie to Fort St John usually takes around 3 hours and 55 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance109 mi (176 km)
Shortest duration3h 55m
Cheapest price€55.03
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Grande Prairie to Fort St John

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Margaret

8 March 2023- Business

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: The fact that I didn’t have to drive in winter conditions. Cons: Done see need for any improvements. Tips: The way to travel if you don’t drive or don’t drive in the winter.

How much is a bus ticket from Grande Prairie to Fort St John?

€55.34 is the average price of a bus ticket from Grande Prairie to Fort St John. Any tickets cheaper than €55.34 can be considered a great deal. 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

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Bus tickets from Grande Prairie to Fort St John are at their cheapest average price in February. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around €49. On the other hand, traveling on this route during October might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for October trips cost €54, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

What bus companies travel from Grande Prairie to Fort St John?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Grande Prairie to Fort St John. Cold Shot Bus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus13h 55m€55.43
  • 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 1 daily trips on average from Grande Prairie to Fort St John, with prices at an average of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 176 kilometers from Grande Prairie to Fort St John. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

There is usually only one bus per day from Grande Prairie to Fort St John. It leaves the station in Grande Prairie at 07:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Grande Prairie to Fort St John. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Grande Prairie

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Grande Prairie?

Main departure station: 9501 113 St

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.

All bus stations in Grande Prairie:

  • 9501 113 St

Where does the bus arrive in Fort St John?

Main arrival station: Ft St John - 100 Ave

All buses from Grande Prairie arrive at one main station in Fort St John.

Bus stations in Fort St John:

  • Ft St John - 100 Ave

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