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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Fort McMurray by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Toronto  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Fort McMurray (YMM) YYZ - YMM

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  10h 29m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Fort McMurray (YMM) YTZ - YMM

Train, bus  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Edmonton VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Edmonton, AB - Cold Shot Passenger Terminal to Fort McMurray, AB - 131 Hardin St Edmonton

Drive  •  41h 20m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Fort McMurray 3886.9 km

Toronto to Fort McMurray by train, taxi and bus

The journey time between Toronto and Fort McMurray is around 2 days 22h and covers a distance of around 3645 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 5m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 22h. Operated by VIA Rail and Cold Shot, the Toronto to Fort McMurray service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Fort McMurray, AB - 131 Hardin St. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 18h
Layover time:
4h 5m
Total time:
2 days 22h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 22h
Journey distance:
3645 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$526
Carbon emissions:
224 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:45
Last service departs at:
09:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Fort McMurray train, taxi and bus schedules

Toronto → Fort McMurray
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fort McMurray is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Fort McMurray is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Fort McMurray is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Toronto to Fort McMurray is to drive, which costs $400 - $600 and takes 41h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Fort McMurray is to fly which costs $140 - $800 and takes 6h 17m.

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The distance between Toronto and Fort McMurray is 2665 km. The road distance is 3886.9 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Fort McMurray without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 19h and costs $500 - $1,500.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Toronto to Fort McMurray, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Fort McMurray Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 1m.

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Fort McMurray is 2h behind Toronto. It is currently 10:54 PM in Toronto and 8:54 PM in Fort McMurray.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Fort McMurray is 3887 km. It takes approximately 41h 20m to drive from Toronto to Fort McMurray.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Toronto Airport to Fort McMurray Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Fort McMurray. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Fort McMurray.
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  • Distance: 2665.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Fort McMurray, AB, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Toronto to Fort McMurray every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Fort McMurray
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Fort McMurray via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 31m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Fort McMurray via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Fort McMurray
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Fort McMurray via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Fort McMurray via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$370 - $430
Business
$490 - $800
Economy
$470 - $600
EconomyPlus
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Cold Shot
Phone
+1 587-557-7719
Email
support@coldshot.ca
Website
coldshot.ca
Bus from Edmonton, AB - Cold Shot Passenger Terminal to Fort McMurray, AB - 131 Hardin St
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
coldshot.ca

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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