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Car Hire &  Mini Guide Fort McMurray Airport

Collecting a hire car from Fort McMurray Airport in Canada can be a convenient way to explore the region. Here's some information to help you get started:

Roads and Navigation:

Roads around Fort McMurray Airport are typically well-maintained and easy to follow. Canada generally has good signage and road infrastructure. It's a good idea to use a GPS device or a navigation app on your smartphone for accurate directions, especially if you're not familiar with the area.

Distances to Nearest Towns/Cities:

Fort McMurray Airport is located in Fort McMurray, which is the largest town in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in Alberta. The distance to nearby towns and cities can vary, but some approximate distances include:
Edmonton, the provincial capital of Alberta, is approximately 435 kilometers (270 miles) south of Fort McMurray about a 4-5 hour drive.
Fort McKay, a smaller community, is around 57 kilometers (35 miles) to the north.
Fort Chipewyan, another community, is further north and can be reached by road and ferry.

Recommended Car Type:

The type of car you should rent depends on your needs and preferences. In the Fort McMurray area, you'll find a variety of vehicle options, including compact cars, SUVs, and trucks. If you plan to explore the surrounding wilderness or need extra space for luggage or equipment, an SUV or a truck might be a good choice. Ensure your rental vehicle has appropriate tires for the season, especially if you're visiting during winter when snow and ice can be a concern.


There are no tolls on the major highways in the Fort McMurray area or within the province of Alberta. Tolls are not a common feature of roadways in most parts of Canada.
Before embarking on your journey, it's important to check road conditions, especially during winter months when snow and ice can affect driving. Be prepared for varying weather conditions, and ensure you have necessary supplies like warm clothing, a fully charged phone, and an emergency kit in your vehicle, especially if you plan to venture into remote areas.

Always obey traffic laws, including speed limits and seatbelt regulations, and be mindful of wildlife on the roads, especially in more rural or forested areas. Enjoy your trip and the beautiful landscapes of northern Alberta!

Current Rental Rates in Fort McMurray Airport

Hyundai Elantra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 38.98 EUR/day
Hyundai Elantra

7 Days rental at 272.89 EUR from 11/12/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |

Chevrolet Impala

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 41.30 EUR/day
Chevrolet Impala

7 Days rental at 289.12 EUR from 11/12/2023

  4 |
  Automatic |

Ford Escape

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 47.09 EUR/day
Ford Escape

7 Days rental at 329.66 EUR from 11/12/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |

Useful to know about Fort McMurray Airport

  • Fort McMurray’s meteoric growth is accounted for by the working of the Athabasca Oil Sands north of the town
  • Despite being mainly industrial, it attracts tourists for skiing and for tours of the oil sands
  • Over 700,000 people used its airport last year
  • The airport is the fastest growing facility in Canada
  • It’s only eight miles from the airport to the centre of Fort McMurray


Popular car hire destinations in Fort McMurray Airport

Best car rental companies in Fort McMurray Airport

No.1: AVIS,
based on 428 reviews
17 min (average wait time)

Fort McMurray Airport car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Avis US Corporate
  • € 272.86
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 38.98
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
  • 1
    Most popular model:
    Ford Escape
  • 4
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day in Fort McMurray Airport

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