Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Travel and Ground Transport
Based within the Canadian provide of Alberta, Calgary International Airport (YYC) is just a short distance away from the city center and easy to reach, thanks in no small part to its well-organised ground transport infrastructure.
Serving Calgary, ground transport at YYC Airport also provides good connections to nearby Airdrie, Banff, Cochrane, Okotoks, Chestermere and Simons Valley. Many outlying attractions are just a short bus or taxi trip away, such as Edworthy Park, the Elks Lodge and Golf Club, the Glenmore Athletic Park, Nose Hill Park and McKenzie Lake.
Shuttle bus companies operating the airport include:
- Airport Shuttle Express - traveling to Calgary and Brewster
- Allied Downtown - offering downtown pickups and drop-offs, both scheduled and on demand
- Rocky Mountain Sky Shuttle - traveling to Banff and the Rocky Mountains
Calgary International is home to a number of public bus services operated by both Greyhound Buses and Calgary Transit, heading into the city centre. Notable onward bus destinations include the Crowfoot CTrain Station, the Freeport Business Park, the McKnight-Westwinds CTrain Station, the North Pointe Bus Terminal and the Sandstone Bus Terminal.
Shuttle buses are also available as follows
- Airport Shuttle Express
- Banff Airporter
- Brewster Buses
- SkyLink Airport Buses
Charter services include:
- Banff Airporter
- Banff Canmore Airport Express
- Your Way Coachlines
Taxi Cabs and Sedans
Taxis provide a simple way to reach nearby Calgary city in approximately 25 to 30 minutes. A 24-hour taxi service is provided at YYC Airport, with ranks being easy to find, on each of the arrivals levels. Regulated by the City of Calgary's Livery Transport Services (LTS), airport taxis can accommodated up to five passengers and charge by using standard meters.
There are various private car limousine companies available at Calgary Airport, should you be looking to arrive at your hotel like a celebrity. Limousine firms in operation here include:
- Alberta Limousine Service
Tel: +1 403 295 1085
- Allied Limousine and Sedan Service
Tel: +1 403 299 9555
- Ambassador Limousines
Tel: +1 403 299 4910
- Associated Cabs
Tel: +1 403 299 1111
- Banff Transportation
Tel: +1 403 762 0000