IEEE ICASSP 2018 || Calgary, Alberta, Canada || 15-20 April 2018

Travel Information

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Website: http://www.yyc.com/en-us/calgaryinternationalairport(yyc).aspx

Travel Tip: People in the white hats are volunteers who assist passengers throughout the terminal building. If you have a question, please approach them and they will assist you.

Travel Tip: Wifi is free within the airport.

Airport Transportation

A wide variety of services such as shuttles, tour buses, motor coaches, limousines and taxis can be found on the arrivals level of the Calgary International Airport, while rental car services can be found across from the departures level. Calgary Transit Route 300 provides a link between the city center and Calgary International Airport, operating every 30 minutes between 5 a.m. and midnight. Calgary Transit Bus #57 (arrivals level, bay 20) also provides service from the airport to the closest C-Train Station (Whitehorn), which can be taken to downtown properties.

PUBLIC 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 delegates to Calgary’s destinations, the C-Train conveniently connects to the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, Stampede Park and all quadrants of the city. YYC to Downtown Calgary: Direct Bus: 300 for $10.00 CAD; tickets are purchased at YYC or paid by cash on the bus. www.calgarytransit.com

LIMOUSINE + SEDAN

A limousine from the airport to downtown costs a fixed rate of $46.75 CAD. For special occasions, limos of every imaginable size and style are available at variable rates, depending on the requirements of your ride.

  • Ambassador Limousine Services 403.299.4910
  • Allied Limousine Services 403.299.9555
  • M.C. Limousine & Sedan Chauffeured Transportation 403.269.5466
  • Thrive Limousine Service 403.404.4333
  • Quest Limousine 587.333.7783
  • AM/PM Limousine 403.475.5555

TAXI SERVICES

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 CAD fare. Trips within downtown are typically under $7.00 CAD.

  • Checker Yellow Cab 403.299.9999
  • Associated Cabs 403.299.1111
  • Mayfair Taxi 403.255.6555
  • Calgary United Cabs 403.777.1111
  • Uber

RENTAL CARS + CAR SHARING

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.

  • Budget Car Rentals 403.226.1550
  • Enterprise 1.800.261.7331
  • Hertz 403.221.2560
  • Car2Go 1.855.454.1002
  • National 403.444.5449