Getting to Grande Prairie


Liesa Peters
Concierge at Oliver’s Funeral Home

Grande Prairie is a city in northwest Alberta, Canada within the southern portion of an area known as Peace River Country. It is located approximately 456 km (283 mi) northwest of Edmonton.

It is located at the intersection of Highway 43 and Highway 40 (the Bighorn Highway). The city is surrounded by the County of Grande Prairie No. 1.

Grande Prairie is the seventh-largest city in Alberta with a population 55,032 recorded by the 2011 Census, and was one of Canada's fastest growing cities between 2001 and 2006.[7] It is the largest city between Edmonton and Fairbanks, Alaska.


 

 Driving
 
 By Air
 
 Bus
 
 Dog Sled

 

Driving

Edmonton:
Hwy 16 West leaving Edmonton travel to Hwy 43
Highway 43 will travel through Mayerthorpe, Whitecourt, Fox Creek, Valleyview

Hinton – Jasper:   (Hinton 334 km)
Hwy 16 between Hinton and Jasper Park gates take Hwy 40
Highway 40 will travel through Grand Cache

Peace River:  220 km
Highway 2 West
Highway 2 will travel through Grimshaw, Fairview, Rycroft, Sexsmith

Dawson Creek: 131 km
Highway 43 East
Highway 43 will travel through Pouce Coupe, Hythe, Beaverlodge

By Air

The two airlines that fly into Grande Prairie are:

Air Canada
Reservations:1(888)247-2262
Arrival/Departure Info:1(888)422-7533
Website: www.aircanada.ca
Offering nonstop service to a variety of Canadian destinations, and one stop service to the US , Europe and Asia .

WestJet
Reservations: 1(800)538-5696
Website: www.westjet.com
Offering nonstop service to a variety of Canadian destinations

Grande Prairie Airport web-site:   http://grandeprairieairport.com

The funeral home is located approximately a 13 minute drive from the airport (with lights and traffic).

Directions from the Airport to Oliver’s Funeral Home
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  • Leave the airport and head to the lights at Hwy 43 (also known as 100 Ave) – turn left (East)
  • Follow Hwy 43 E into Grande Prairie to 100th Street set of lights – Turn Left
  • Follow 100 street North to 107 Ave (no lights) – Turn Right
  • Follow 107 Ave East to 100 Street – you will approach our parking lot at the rear of our building on your right.

Grande Prairie Airport
10610 Airport Dr,
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 7Z5

To

Oliver’s Funeral Home
10005 107 Ave
Grande Prairie, AB T8V 1L8

780.532.2929

Bus

Greyhound Bus Lines serves Grande Prairie from Edmonton – Peace River – Dawson Creek and connecting cities.

You can review bus schedules and make reservation on line at Greyhound www.greyhound.ca

Oliver’s Funeral Home is approximately a 10 minute drive south (with lights and traffic) from the bus station.   Local taxis are usually waiting outside the station as buses arrive. Click here for a list of local Grande Prairie Taxi services.

Dog Sled

Well we are a Northern Community and this is proof that our Concierge Services can arrange just about anything!

 

 

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