Transfer to/from Calgary international airport (YYC)

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Public transportation services, licensed taxis, private transfer companies and car rental services in Calgary international airport (YYC)

Transportation

 
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Bus - Line 300 BRT from Calgary Transit (Tel +1 403 262 1000) is an express service to the city centre. It operates every 20-30 minutes from 4:30 am to 0:30 am. Route 100 has connections to McKnight-Westwinds Light Rail Transit Station and North Pointe Terminal. Line 32 departs from Global Logistics Park, west of the enclosure, to Huntington and Sunridge. Route 57 travels between 78 Avenue NE, next to the airport, and McCall Way.
Allied Airport Shuttle (Tel +1 403 299 9555) offers regular transfers between the airport and several points in the city. It departs every 30 min. from bays 19 and 29. Tickets can be acquired at the desks located near Gates 5 and 12 of the Arrivals level, from 8:00 am to 0:00 am.
Red Arrow Motorcoach (Tel +1 403 531 0350 / 800 232 1958) provides transportation to and from Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Fort McMurray and other communities inside Alberta. Their counter is found opposite the International Arrivals Hall and mini-buses leave from bay 11.
There are also several bus operators that offer travels to Banff, Jasper and other locations.

Car Rental Services

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Taxi - Stands are located on the Arrivals level, outside gates 1, 6, 16 and 17, and there are vehicles from Associated Cab (Tel +1 403 299 1111) available around the clock. Journey time to the city centre is 15-30 minutes.

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Latest updates: May 07, 2019

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

 
While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.