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There are 6 intercity buses per day from Grassland to Fort McMurray. Traveling by bus from Grassland to Fort McMurray usually takes around 2 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Ebus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||141 mi (227 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 30m|
|Trips per day||6|
|Most frequent service||Cold Shot Bus|
Buses from Grassland to Fort McMurray
- Cold Shot Bus: 4 daily buses from €35
- Ebus: 2 daily buses from €35
- Red Arrow Motorcoach: 3 daily buses from €52
How much is a bus ticket from Grassland to Fort McMurray?
Typically €36.15 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Fort McMurray. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Grassland to Fort McMurray. 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.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Grassland to Fort McMurray is expected to range from €49 to €60. If you are looking to travel to Fort McMurray within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €49. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €49 and can be found on 18 March 2023.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in November. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €37 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Grassland to Fort McMurray in June, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €45 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 bus companies travel from Grassland to Fort McMurray?
There are 3 bus lines from Grassland to Fort McMurray available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 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||4||2h 39m||€36.23|
|Red Arrow Motorcoach||3||2h 38m||€52.67|
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 4 daily trips on average from Grassland to Fort McMurray, 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 Grassland to Fort McMurray, you can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach. On ebus' 2 daily trips from Grassland to Fort McMurray, the journey usually takes about 2 hours and 38 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 Grassland to Fort McMurray, and tickets on this route usually cost about .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Grassland to Fort McMurray 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.
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 bus or in stations.
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 from Grassland to Fort McMurray?
The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 227 kilometers from Grassland to Fort McMurray. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. 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.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Fort McMurray, book your ticket for the last day of the week."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Grassland?
The first bus leaves at 03:00 and the last bus leaves at 03:00. To see the times for all buses from Grassland to Fort McMurray, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
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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 Grassland?
Main departure station: 6550 Main Ave
Grassland has two bus stations with service to Fort McMurray.
All bus stations in Grassland:
6550 Main Ave
Where does the bus arrive in Fort McMurray?
Main arrival station: Shell Gas Station
Buses arrive in Fort McMurray at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Fort McMurray:
Shell Gas Station
10016 Marshall St
10013 Macdonald Ave
Shell Gas Station
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