Direct airline service, charter flights, efficient bus transportation, well maintained and well traveled highways make getting to Fort McMurray and area easy. Fort McMurray is a comfortable 4 hour road trip from Edmonton, Alberta. Highway #881 to Fort McMurray via Lac La Biche is now completely paved and accessible for all types of vehicle traffic.
An efficient public transportation system, cabs and rental car services 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.
Access to Fort Chipewyan is limited to air or river travel during the summer months and is an adventurous 280 km trip by winter road during the colder months. The winter roads to Fort Chipewyan and La Loche are now closed for the season.