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Travel to Alberta

Flying to Alberta

Air Canada (AC) (www.aircanada.com) operates flights to Alberta. Many other airlines also serve the province from worldwide destinations.

Airport Guides

Calgary International Airport

Code

YYC

Location

Calgary International Airport is located 17km (10.5 miles) northeast of Calgary.

Telephone

+1 403 735 1200

Address
2000 Airport Road NE
Calgary

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Edmonton International Airport

Code

YEG

Location

The airport is 28km (17 miles) from the city.

TelephoneAddress

Flight times

From Edmonton/Calgary to London is 8 hours 30 minutes, to Los Angeles is 3 hours and to New York is 4 hours 30 minutes.

Travelling to Alberta by Rail

VIA Rail (tel: +1 888 842 7245; www.viarail.ca) serves Edmonton and Jasper. The Western transcontinental train (The Canadian) crosses the province several times a week, originating from Toronto, Ontario, in the east and going via Edmonton and Jasper, to Vancouver in the west and vice versa. This train connects with The Skeena train at Jasper with a regular service to Prince Rupert, British Columbia. The Skeena trip requires one or more overnight off-train stays en route.

The seasonal Rocky Mountaineer (tel: +1 877 460 3200 or +44 0800 0606 7372, in the UK; www.rockymountaineer.com) is the only other rail service operating into the province with routes from Calgary and Banff or Jasper to and from Vancouver and Seattle, running between mid April and mid October.

Driving to Alberta

Getting to Alberta by boat

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