Airports in Canada

Vancouver International

The airport is located eight miles (12km) south of Vancouver.

Vancouver International (YVR)

Overview

The Canada Line connects the airport to downtown Vancouver in about 25 minutes. The service runs every 8-20 minutes. Scheduled buses are available to downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and Washington State. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the Long-Term Parking Lot, South Terminal, local hotels and other destinations near the airport. Public bus services to Vancouver, Richmond and further afield are available at the Airport Station Bus Terminal.

Location

The airport is located eight miles (12km) south of Vancouver.

Getting to the city

The Canada Line connects the airport to downtown Vancouver in about 25 minutes. The service runs every 8-20 minutes. Scheduled buses are available to downtown Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver Island and Washington State. Courtesy shuttles transport passengers to the Long-Term Parking Lot, South Terminal, local hotels and other destinations near the airport. Public bus services to Vancouver, Richmond and further afield are available at the Airport Station Bus Terminal.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car hire companies Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National, and zipcar are represented next to the terminal building on the ground floor.

Airport Taxis

Metered taxis are available around the clock outside the terminals. Look for the green signs which indicate a taxi pick-up position. Prices and journey times are higher during rush hour. A tip of 10 to 15 percent is expected.

Transfer between terminals

A courtesy shuttle is available to the Airport South terminal.

Facilities

The main terminal has ATMs, bureaux de change, and a bank. There is a selection of bars, restaurants, and fast food outlets scattered throughout the airport, as well as a variety of shops, including duty-free, baggage storage, and a medical centre. Children's play areas are also available.

Parking

Vancouver International Airport offers a range of parking options in the parkade directly opposite the terminals. Hourly parking starts at C$10 per hour but reduced daily and weekly rates are also available.

www.yvr.ca/

Calgary Airport

The airport is 12 miles (20km) northeast of downtown Calgary.

Calgary Airport (YYC)

Overview

There are a number of bus services running between the airport, the city centre and other Alberta destinations. Calgary Transit provides a public bus service to and from the airport. There is also an Airport Shuttle Express, which services most hotels in the Calgary area, and several hotels offer a courtesy shuttle service. Airport taxis are available outside Arrivals.

Location

The airport is 12 miles (20km) northeast of downtown Calgary.

Getting to the city

There are a number of bus services running between the airport, the city centre and other Alberta destinations. Calgary Transit provides a public bus service to and from the airport. There is also an Airport Shuttle Express, which services most hotels in the Calgary area, and several hotels offer a courtesy shuttle service. Airport taxis are available outside Arrivals.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT -6 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Alamo, Budget, Avis, Hertz, National, Alamo, and Thrifty are all represented at the airport and can be found in the Rental Car Centre opposite the main terminal building. There are also offsite car rental companies.

Airport Taxis

Airport taxis are available outside Arrivals.

Facilities

There are shops and duty-free shopping, restaurants and bars, ATMs, a foreign exchange, and an information booth within the terminal. There are also business centres. Disabled passengers are well catered for and there are plenty of children's entertainment facilities.

Parking

All parking lots are within walking distance of the terminal. Short-term parking starts at C$8.50 for the first hour with a daily limit of C$54.95. Long-term parking is available for around C$27 per day, with discounts for Economy Lots.

www.yyc.com

Ottawa International

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south of Ottawa.

Ottawa International (YOW)

Overview

Hotel-shuttle and limousine services to downtown Ottawa are available. Bus Route 97 departs from outside the Arrivals area. Taxis are also an option.

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) south of Ottawa.

Getting to the city

Hotel-shuttle and limousine services to downtown Ottawa are available. Bus Route 97 departs from outside the Arrivals area. Taxis are also an option.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz are all represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available outside the terminal.

Facilities

There are a number of bars, cafes and restaurants, as well as retail outlets, duty-free shopping, ATMs and currency-exchange services located throughout the airport. Internet access is also available.

Parking

Short-term and long-term parking are available.

www.yow.ca/en

Toronto International

The airport is located 17 miles (28km) northwest of downtown Toronto.

Toronto International (YYZ)

Overview

The Terminal Link train offers free transportation between Terminals 1 and 3, the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, ALT Hotel, the Value Park Garage and Value Park Lot. Several companies provide bus and shuttle transit services to and from the airport into Toronto and surrounding areas. The Union Pearson Express train links the airport to Downtown Toronto in just 25 minutes. The airport is also easily accessible on various public transportation routes with providers such as Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and GO Transit.

Location

The airport is located 17 miles (28km) northwest of downtown Toronto.

Getting to the city

The Terminal Link train offers free transportation between Terminals 1 and 3, the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, ALT Hotel, the Value Park Garage and Value Park Lot. Several companies provide bus and shuttle transit services to and from the airport into Toronto and surrounding areas. The Union Pearson Express train links the airport to Downtown Toronto in just 25 minutes. The airport is also easily accessible on various public transportation routes with providers such as Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and GO Transit.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Rental companies include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz and National/Alamo.

Airport Taxis

There are authorised taxis available outside the arrivals halls.

Transfer between terminals

The Terminal Link train system operates a 24-hour free service between Terminals 1 and 3, as well as to the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, ALT Hotel, the Value Park Garage and Value Parking Lot.

Facilities

All terminals are well-supplied with facilities, including bureaux de change and ATMs, wifi, shops and duty-free outlets, hotel-reservation services, bars and restaurants.

Parking

Parking at Toronto Pearson International Airport ranges from C$4 for 20 minutes or C$50 per day in the Express Car Park, to C$20 per day or C$105 per week in the Value Park Lot. The Daily Park Lot costs C$33 per day and is within walking distance of Terminals 1 and 3.

www.torontopearson.com

Montréal-Trudeau Airport

The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Montreal.

Montréal-Trudeau Airport (YUL)

Overview

The 747 Express is an airport bus service, taking passengers into the centre of Montreal and to the major downtown hotels. A shuttle takes people from the airport to the train station, while there are also hotels shuttles and regional shuttles. Uber and taxi services are also available.

Location

The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Montreal.

Getting to the city

The 747 Express is an airport bus service, taking passengers into the centre of Montreal and to the major downtown hotels. A shuttle takes people from the airport to the train station, while there are also hotels shuttles and regional shuttles. Uber and taxi services are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty are represented on site.

Airport Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available and can be found waiting outside the baggage reclaim area on the ground level. There are also Uber services available.

Facilities

The Departures Level offers ATMs and bureaux de change, as well as duty-free and other shops. A variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes are available on both levels and wifi access is available from anywhere in the terminal. Business facilities are available in the VIP lounges. Disabled travellers are well catered for and passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Parking

Short-term parking is charged at C$7 for the first 20 minutes and C$39 per day; and indoor parking is available in HotelParc, charging C$8 for 20 minutes and C$39 per day. Long-term parking is cheapest in Econoparc at C$18-C$25 per day and C$120-C$150 per week, and the lot is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle service. Valet parking is also available; the reception area is next to the terminal.

www.admtl.com

Halifax International

The airport is 19 miles (30km) north of Halifax.

Halifax International (YHZ)

Overview

An airport shuttle service serves the main hotels in the metro area, and a variety of other bus services connect to various destinations in the region. Taxis are available outside the airport building.

Location

The airport is 19 miles (30km) north of Halifax.

Getting to the city

An airport shuttle service serves the main hotels in the metro area, and a variety of other bus services connect to various destinations in the region. Taxis are available outside the airport building.

Time

GMT -4 (GMT -3 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Several major car rental companies are represented at the airport: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National, Alamo, Thrifty, Dollar, and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Taxi services are available curbside in the arrivals area.

Facilities

There are a number of shops, cafes and restaurants at the airport, as well as duty-free shopping, internet access and children's play areas. ATMs are located in Arrivals and Departures, and a currency exchange booth is available for international travellers. Tourist information is available in Arrivals. Disabled passengers are well catered for.

Parking

Hourly parking is located in lots P1 and P2. Visitors will find daily parking in lots P1, P2, P3 and P4.

halifaxstanfield.ca/

St Johns Airport

The airport is situated 6 miles (9km) northwest of downtown St Johns.

St Johns Airport (YYT)

Overview

The Metrobus provides public transport from the airport to popular spots in St. John's metro.

Location

The airport is situated 6 miles (9km) northwest of downtown St Johns.

Getting to the city

The Metrobus provides public transport from the airport to popular spots in St. John's metro.

Time

Local time is GMT -2:30 (GMT -3:30 from November to February).

Car rental

Car rental is available at the airport. Companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National, and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are found outside the Arrivals Area.

Facilities

Airport facilities include free wifi, ATMs, children's play areas, shops, restaurants, and an information centre.

stjohnsairport.com

Quebec City Airport

The airport is located seven miles (11km) southwest of Quebec City.

Quebec City Airport (YQB)

Overview

The Réseau du Transport de la Capitale (RTC) offers bus service along Route 78 from the airport to Les Saules bus terminal, operating Monday to Friday. Uber is also available.

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) southwest of Quebec City.

Getting to the city

The Réseau du Transport de la Capitale (RTC) offers bus service along Route 78 from the airport to Les Saules bus terminal, operating Monday to Friday. Uber is also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies are located on the main floor of the administrative building, and include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available at the information desk inside the terminal, or by prior booking. Uber is also available.

Facilities

Airport facilities include souvenir and duty-free shops, bars and restaurants, coat check and storage lockers, a VIP lounge, an information booth, a children's play area, a nursing room, currency exchange and ATMs.

Parking

The parking area is located directly in front of the terminal. A number of parking spaces near the entrance are reserved for people with reduced mobility.

www.aeroportdequebec.com

Abbotsford International Airport

The airport is located two and a half miles (4km) from Abbotsford city centre.

Abbotsford International Airport (YXX)

Overview

Shuttle services can transport passengers between the airport and the city centre. Shuttles can be booked in advance. Local bus, taxi, and limousine services are also available from the airport to the city centre.

Location

The airport is located two and a half miles (4km) from Abbotsford city centre.

Getting to the city

Shuttle services can transport passengers between the airport and the city centre. Shuttles can be booked in advance. Local bus, taxi, and limousine services are also available from the airport to the city centre.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT -7, March to November).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxi services are available between the airport and various points in southwestern British Columbia. Companies include Abbotsford Taxi and Central Valley Limousine and Taxi.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a bar and bistro, shopping (including a duty-free shop), and ATMs.

Parking

Short-term and long-term parking is available at the airport. Short-term parking is available next to the terminal building and offers travellers easy access to the airport.

www.abbotsfordairport.ca

Edmonton International Airport

The airport is located 19 miles (30km) from Edmonton city centre.

Edmonton International Airport (YEG)

Overview

Edmonton Skyshuttle provides convenient connections to major hotels and other destinations across the city. Edmonton Transit Service's Route 747 bus service connects passengers to the city's bus and LRT network. Numerous taxi and limousine service companies serve the airport. Other taxi companies may drop-off or pick-up passengers in the commercial taxi area if prior arrangements have been made.

Location

The airport is located 19 miles (30km) from Edmonton city centre.

Getting to the city

Edmonton Skyshuttle provides convenient connections to major hotels and other destinations across the city. Edmonton Transit Service's Route 747 bus service connects passengers to the city's bus and LRT network. Numerous taxi and limousine service companies serve the airport. Other taxi companies may drop-off or pick-up passengers in the commercial taxi area if prior arrangements have been made.

Time

GMT -7 (GMT-6 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Taxis

Numerous taxi and limousine service companies serve the airport. Other taxi companies may drop-off or pick-up passengers in the commercial taxi area if prior arrangements have been made. Ride-share apps such as Uber are also available.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange, a bank, shopping (including a duty-free shop), an information booth, child entertainment facilities, baggage storage, a chapel, wifi, workstations, a bar, cafes, and restaurants.

Parking

Parking is available at the airport. There are free pick-up and drop-off zones. Parking options include valet parking, executive parking, easy parkade, and value parking.

www.flyeia.com

Kamloops Airport

The airport is located seven miles (11km) from Kamloops city centre.

Kamloops Airport (YKA)

Overview

Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre. The Airporter Shuttle also offers a door-to-door service to and from the airport.

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) from Kamloops city centre.

Getting to the city

Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre. The Airporter Shuttle also offers a door-to-door service to and from the airport.

Time

GMT -8 (GMT-7 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Budget, Enterprise, and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from the airport to the city centre and surrounds via Kami Cabs and Yellow Cabs.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a cafe, lounge, and parking.

Parking

Short-term and long-term airport parking is conveniently located near the arrivals and departures areas.

www.kamloopsairport.com

Regina International Airport

The airport is located two miles (3km) from Regina city centre.

Regina International Airport (YQR)

Overview

The city centre is five minutes away from the airport. Taxis, shuttles, and car rentals are available from the airport to the city centre.

Location

The airport is located two miles (3km) from Regina city centre.

Getting to the city

The city centre is five minutes away from the airport. Taxis, shuttles, and car rentals are available from the airport to the city centre.

Time

Local time is GMT -6.

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Taxi services to and from the airport are provided by Capital Cabs. Taxis are available right outside the terminal doors.

Facilities

Airport facilities include a restaurant, cafe, lounge, fast food outlets, shopping, ATM, and currency exchange.

Parking

The airport provides both short and long-term parking options. Short-term parking has 110 stalls located immediately in front of the terminal building. Long-term parking can accommodate 1,100 vehicles.

www.yqr.ca

Saskatoon International Airport

The airport is located four miles (7km) from the city centre.

Saskatoon International Airport (YXE)

Overview

Taxis, limos, shuttles, and car rental services are available at the airport. Saskatoon Transit has two bus lines that service the airport and run to the city centre.

Location

The airport is located four miles (7km) from the city centre.

Getting to the city

Taxis, limos, shuttles, and car rental services are available at the airport. Saskatoon Transit has two bus lines that service the airport and run to the city centre.

Time

GMT -6

Car rental

Car companies represented at the airport include Avis, Alamo, Budget, Enterprise, and National.

Airport Taxis

United Blueline Cabs is licensed to operate taxi services from the designated pick-up and drop-off area located along the terminal curbside. Metered fares apply. A taxi coordinator is on duty from 7.30am to the last arrival of the day to assist travellers.

Facilities

Airport facilities include ATMs, currency exchange, wifi, an information booth, shopping (including duty-free), restaurants, and an art display.

Parking

The airport parking lot has more than 1,100 parking stalls, conveniently located just outside the terminal building. The public parking lot's front two rows are designated for short-term parking. Visitors can pay in the terminal at the exit kiosk (cash, debit and credit card) or at the exit lane (credit card only).

www.yxe.ca

Thunder Bay International Airport

The airport is located three miles (5km) from Thunder Bay city centre.

Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT)

Overview

The airport is serviced by local buses, on line #3 Memorial - Airport. Taxi services at the airport are provided on-demand by Roach's Yellow Taxis.

Location

The airport is located three miles (5km) from Thunder Bay city centre.

Getting to the city

The airport is serviced by local buses, on line #3 Memorial - Airport. Taxi services at the airport are provided on-demand by Roach's Yellow Taxis.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT-4 from the first Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, National and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Taxi services at the airport are provided on-demand by Roach's Yellow Taxi.

Facilities

Airport facilities include wifi, shopping, a restaurant, a lounge and security services.

Parking

Long-term and short-term parking are available at the airport's 500-plus bays.

www.tbairport.on.ca

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