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January 13 to 16, 2015

 

Getting Around Calgary

Calgary is connected. The light-rail transit system, known to locals as the ‘C-Train’, is North America’s only wind-powered, emissions-free public transit system! Get around with ease choosing from our convenient transportation options.

Calgary Transit

Calgary Transit connects Calgary’s communities through bus and C-Train service. The C-Train (the ‘C’ stands for Calgary) has 45 stations and is the only emissions-free, wind-powered public transit operation in North America. The C-Train offers a fare- free downtown, where commuters may hop on and off the train along 7th Avenue.Connecting conference delgates to Calgary’s destinations, the C-Train conveniently connects to the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, Stampede Park and all quadrants of the city.

Regular Bus and C-Train Fares: Adult fare $3.25
YYC to Downtown Calgary: Direct Bus: 300 for $10.00; tickets are purchased at YYC or paid by cash on the bus.

Website: calgarytransit.com

Taxi

Taxi stands are located at the airport and most hotels. Connecting from the Airport to downtown will take approximately 25 minutes with a $40.00 – $45.00 fare. Trips within downtown are typically under $7.00

Fares: Taxis cost $3.40 plus approximately $1.50/km ($2.40/mile)

Websites: Uber Associated CabsChecker Yellow CabMayfair TaxiCalgary United Cabs

Limousine and Luxury Sedans

A limousine (“luxury sedan”) from the airport to downtown costs a fixed rate of

$46.50. For special occasions, limos of every imaginable size and style are available at variable rates, depending on the requirements of your ride.

Websites: Ambassador Limousine ServicesAllied Limousine ServicesM.C. Limousine & Corporate TransportationThrive Limousine Service

Rental Cars

Exploring Calgary by car is a convenient way to discover our communities, or take a quick trip to the Rocky Mountains. To navigate around the city, choose from the various rental car or car sharing companies that operate in Calgary. Tip: Rental agencies often offer excellent rates and unlimited kilometers on weekends. Calgary has two car sharing services within the city; Car2go and Calgary CarShare.

Websites: Budget Car RentalsCar2GoEnterpriseCalgaryCarShareHertzNational