We will write how to get from Calgary airport to city center. The distance from Calgary International Airport to downtown is 17 kilometers.
The travel time from Calgary airport to city center is around 20 minutes by taxi and if you go by bus is 30 minutes. Click here to book online Calgary activities and day trips
The cheapest way from Calgary airport to city center is by bus for $11 CAD. If you go by taxi will be around $50 CAD which is around €30.
You can get a private transfer that can be cheaper than a taxi if traveling in a group.
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WHERE TO STAY IN CALGARY
A total of $25 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Canada. There are hotels mid-budget for $80-100 USD and you can find luxury accommodations starting from $200 USD.
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CALGARY AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
AIRPORT BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) 300 BUS FROM CALGARY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Calgary airport to downtown is by bus. You will take the Bus 300 BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) from Calgary airport to city center leaving every 20-30 minutes starting from 5 30 am until midnight. During the daytime Bus 300 BRT is leaving every 20 minutes and at night every 30 minutes.
The bus fare from Calgary airport to city center is $11 CAD and you will be allowed to travel for 1 day by public transportation in Calgary. You can buy the ticket in the vending machine at the airport.
The Bus 300 BRT is going from Calgary airport to Calgary city center in Centre Street and you will be able to use public transportation for 1 day even going back to the airport if you need.
The total travel time from Calgary airport to downtown is 30-40 minutes depending on the traffic and your final destination in the city. Check here Bus 300 BRT schedule and route!
Bus Route 100 Airport To McKnight Station
You can also get the Bus Route 100 Airport To McKnight Station is leaving every 30 minutes from Calgary airport to Calgary city center. It will have more stops than Bus 300 BRT and it will take longer time.
BY TAXI FROM CALGARY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
If you go from Calgary airport to city center by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 20 minutes. The taxi fare from Calgary Airport to downtown is around $50 CAD which is around €30. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER CALGARY AIRPORT TO CALGARY CITY CENTER
If you are ordering Uber in Calgary you should know that prices are similar to taxi. You can pre-book with Uber app from your phone and go to the pick-up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $40-50 CAD which is around €30 depending on your destination and time of the day from Calgary Airport to downtown.
CAR RENTAL AT CALGARY AIRPORT
There are many options for renting a car in Calgary’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Calgary downtown. It will take you 20 minutes to get from Calgary airport to Calgary city center by private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around €30-40 per day.
Car rental options can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Calgary area or if you can park the car.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM CALGARY AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Calgary. Prices are around $70 CAD which is around €50 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $17 CAD per person.
BEST WAY FROM CALGARY AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER
The cheapest way from Calgary Airport to downtown is getting by bus if you are traveling on a budget of $11 CAD will take 30 minutes travel time.
You can get Uber, or a taxi since the distances aren’t far and you will get in your accommodation in 20 minutes for around $50 CAD especially a great idea if you are traveling with someone to split the cost.
ACCOMMODATION IN CALGARY
A total of $25 USD would be the range of your budget for accommodation in Canada. There are hotels mid- budget for $80-100 USD and you can find luxury accommodation starting from $200 USD.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN CANADA
There are 4 seasons in Canada. The best time to visit Canada is from the months of April to October because it is the month of the best weather. However, lots of tourists prefer to travel from January to March since it’s not peak season but it can be snowing for a few days.
CASH IN CANADA
Canada has its own currency called the Canadian Dollar. A $1 USD=1.25 CAD. There are lots of ATMs and exchange currency in many parts of the country. And you have to know that dollars is very common and well-accepted in the country.
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