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Edmonton International Airport Transfers

The diverse transportation options make getting to and from Edmonton International Airport a seamless experience. Whether traveling to the airport or your final destination, you can select from a range of airport transfer options, from the comfort of taxis, the convenience of rideshare services, the speed of airport shuttles, the affordability of public transportation, and the independence of car rentals. Assess the advantages and disadvantages of each option to understand which one best suits your budget, travel arrangements, and individual tastes.


Taxis provide a convenient and stress-free way of getting to and from the airport, and the journey is usually comfortable. Just outside the arrivals area of the terminal, the airport has a bustling taxi stand filled with a variety of taxis and the sound of honking horns. Traveling from EIA to downtown Edmonton by taxi will cost you a flat fee of $55, but other trips are charged according to the meter. The bright yellow cabs from Airport Taxi Service, Co-op Taxi, and Sky Shuttle can be seen zooming around the airport. Pre-booking a taxi is a good idea to ensure you arrive on time, especially during rush hour.

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Car Rentals

Edmonton International Airport has many car rental options, so you can rent a car and be on your way. The car rental counters are on the first floor of the parkade, just a few steps away from the terminal building. The airport offers a wide selection of rental companies, including Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Alamo. Each company provides a variety of vehicles to choose from, ranging from economy cars to luxury vehicles and SUVs. To avoid the hassle of finding a car rental at the last minute, booking your car rental in advance is recommended.

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Ridesharing Services

At Edmonton International Airport, travelers can take advantage of the multiple ridesharing services for a quick and easy trip to and from the airport. Passengers can take advantage of the convenience of popular ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft, which can be summoned with a few taps on their mobile devices. The airport has set aside areas for ridesharing services, providing a hassle-free travel experience for all passengers. Besides other transportation options, the airport has partnered with TappCar, a local ridesharing company that puts safety and sustainability first. These ridesharing services provide a convenient, affordable way for travelers to navigate to and from EIA while helping to protect the environment.

Bus Services

Edmonton International Airport has several bus services available for passengers, including the Route 747 bus operated by the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS). Route 747 bus provides a direct connection between Edmonton International Airport and the Century Park Transit Centre in the city's south, allowing you to experience the sights and sounds of the city. Passengers can then switch to other ETS buses or LRT services and continue their journey to their final destination. The bus service runs seven days a week, with 30-minute intervals during peak times and one-hour intervals during off-peak times. Red Arrow Motorcoach provides a comfortable travel experience between EIA and downtown Edmonton, Calgary, and other destinations across Alberta. Book your Red Arrow Motorcoach journey early to guarantee a seat. The airport offers various shuttle and bus services for passengers traveling to other places in the area.

Further information about buses to and from Edmonton International Airport.

Train Services

Unfortunately, there are no train services available at Edmonton International Airport. However, passengers can take advantage of the bus services offered by the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS), which directly connects EIA and the Century Park Transit Centre. From there, passengers can transfer to the LRT (Light Rail Transit) system to reach their final destination within Edmonton.