Calgary International Airport
Handling 12.8 million passengers annually, Calgary International Airport is Canada's fourth busiest airport. Downtown Calgary is a 30-minute taxi ride from the airport, while it takes around 90 minutes by road to reach Banff National Park.
The city's transport system Calgary Transit connects the airport with downtown Calgary for just C$2.75 one way. The journey takes at least 30 minutes. From the airport, catch bus #100 to McKnight-Westwinds Station or #430 North Crosstown to Crowfoot CTrain Station, from where trains run to downtown.
Route 300 BRT run a rapid, limited-stop service to downtown Calgary every 30 minutes 5am-12am, seven days a week. Buy a Calgary Transit Boarding Pass for C$8 (one way) or C$10.75 (return) at Mac’s stores in the airport terminal.
Allied Downtown Shuttle Service provides a shared-ride option into Calgary with departures every 30 minutes at Bus Bay #8. Buy tickets from the Allied Shuttle counter on the arrivals level near Gate C 8am-12am or reserve online. Fares are C$15 one way.
Cabs wait outside the Arrivals level at two stands. The journey into downtown Calgary takes around 25 minutes and costs C$40-C$45, depending on the traffic. Cab drivers expect you to tip, so add another 15% on to the final fare.
Calgary International Airport is north of downtown Calgary off Deerfoot Trail. The drive between the airport and downtown takes around 30 minutes. All major North American car rental companies are represented at the airport.