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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Fort St John to Edmonton. Traveling by bus from Fort St John to Edmonton usually takes around 9 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Cold Shot Bus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance347 mi (558 km)
Shortest duration8h 45m
Cheapest price$117.56
Most frequent serviceCold Shot Bus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Fort St John to Edmonton

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Bikramjit

November 10, 2023- Visiting friends

Cold Shot Bus

Good

4.0

Ana Loriza

December 20, 2022- Regular commuter

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: Bus is on time. Cons: The heater, it’s -42 that night, the driver always left the door open during stopover, for 15 minutes everyone left on the bus are cold. Tips: I will recommend, but make sure to bring blanket when travelling specially during winter.

4.0

Kerry

September 2, 2022- Solo travel

Cold Shot Bus

Pros: The trip was so comforting and relaxing! Staff was incredible and extremely polite and nice! The other travelers were humorous and friendly. Everything was amazing. Thank you. Cons: Limit of breaks? We were 20 mins behind schedule but overall, it was fantastic trip! Tips: I would highly recommend this to everyone! My family and friends, even to random people on the street lol! Best quality, best price and friendly trip to enjoy and past the time.

5.0

Nehima

November 5, 2021- Regular commuter

Cold Shot Bus

Everything

Price trends for buses from Fort St John to Edmonton

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What bus companies travel from Fort St John to Edmonton?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Fort St John to Edmonton. 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.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Cold Shot Bus29h 30m$123.52
  • 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 2 daily trips on average from Fort St John to Edmonton, with prices at an average of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 347 miles from Fort St John to Edmonton. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 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 bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Edmonton. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fort St John to Edmonton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

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

City Information

Edmonton

An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.

If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.

The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fort St John?

Main departure station: Ft St John - 100 Ave

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

All bus stations in Fort St John:

  • Ft St John - 100 Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Edmonton?

Main arrival station: Cold Shot Terminal - 154 Street NW

The station located on 11204 119 St in Edmonton is a popular intercity bus station, where commuters can catch buses in and out of the city. The station is served by various bus companies, including Rider Express, Ebus, Red Arrow, Cold Shot, and more. The most popular destinations for buses leaving this station are Calgary, Red Deer, and Fort McMurray. The station does not come with a waiting lounge, and there are very few amenities. However, travelers can stop by a pharmacy, a Tim Hortons doughnut shop, and a coffee shop in the surrounding area.

All bus stations in Edmonton:

  • Cold Shot Terminal - 154 Street NW

  • 9850 34 Ave NW

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