In general, September is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Fort McMurray. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £467. The month of April is another great option to travel to Fort McMurray, with average flight prices from United Kingdom averaging around £501.
Our data shows that Wednesday is the least expensive day to fly to Fort McMurray. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £501. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Fort McMurray on Sunday is £619.
Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Fort McMurray for June, July, and August, when they can visit William Hawrelak Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Typically, the best ski conditions are found in January, when the temperatures are lower and there is a chance of fresh snow. Popular places to ski in the Fort McMurray area include Sunshine Village.
Those flying to Fort McMurray could potentially find better pricing at Fort MacKay Albian Aerodrome Airport (35 mi from Fort McMurray city centre) or Fort MacKay Horizon Airport (46 mi from Fort McMurray city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.
Currently, Canada travel restrictions include travel to Fort McMurray. Canada has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Travellers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. Entrance will be denied to people travelling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits or religious functions. Canadian citizens, permanent residents, their immediate family members, diplomats, airline crews, and travellers arriving from the United States who are travelling for non-discretionary or non-optional purposes may still enter Canada. Seasonal agricultural workers, fish/seafood workers, caregivers, temporary foreign workers, international students with valid study permits or approvals for study permits valid from at least 18 March 2020, and permanent resident applicants who received approval before 18 March 2020 who had not yet travelled to Canada, may still enter the country. Other people with special dispensation to enter Canada include French citizens who reside in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, people registered under the Indian Act, visa-exempt refugees and their immediate families, and those with special authorisation from the Canadian government. Travellers who exhibit symptoms will be prohibited from boarding planes that are destined for Canada. If they exhibit symptoms on arrival they will be referred to the Canadian Public Health Agency. Travellers who have been refused boarding in the past 14 days due to medical reasons related to COVID-19 may not enter the country. Travellers must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival at their final destination in Canada. Travellers who disembarked from a cruise ship with a known COVID-19 outbreak like the ‘Diamond Princess’ will be required to remain in quarantine for 14 days at a location determined by the Chief Public Health Officer. If you are planning to travel to Fort McMurray at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.