How to Get Here

Direct airline service, charter flights, bus transportation, well maintained and well travelled highways make getting to Fort McMurray and area easy.

Highway 63 is the major route to the Wood Buffalo Region and Highway 881 provides an alternative scenic route to Fort McMurray. Enjoy the drive through the boreal forest, watch for wildlife and be sure to bring your camera.


An efficient public transportation system, cabs and rental car agencies make getting around the city a snap. River travel is still an option for business or pleasure, as it was in the days of the voyageurs.

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo runs a fleet of transit buses that service the urban areas of Fort McMurray. The bus fleet runs a variety of scheduled routes that service all of the urban areas within Fort McMurray. For more information check out Getting Around in Wood Buffalo.

Bus Service

Red Arrow Express

Air Service

WestJet Airlines
Air Canada
Nor-Alta Aviation
Northwestern Air