Transportation to Lethbridge
How do I get to Canada and then to Lethbridge?
The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the closest international airport to Lethbridge. Arrange for an international flight from your home country to the Calgary International Airport (Calgary, Alberta, Canada).
Calgary, Alberta is located 250 kilometres north of Lethbridge, so one option is to take a domestic flight from the Calgary International Airport to the Lethbridge Airport. It takes 45 minutes to fly from Calgary to Lethbridge.
If you prefer to take a bus to Lethbridge from the Calgary International Airport, you can catch the Red Arrow bus service, which leaves the Calgary Airport and drops you off at the University of Lethbridge. You can find schedules and rates at www.redarrow.ca.
How do I get to the University of Lethbridge from the local airport or bus terminal?
If you have arranged a homestay, your homestay family will arrange to pick you up when you arrive.
Alternatively, a company called Lethbridge Concierge Services can provide airport pickup and/or settlement services for a fee.
If you are finding your own accommodation, you will need to take a taxi to the University or to your accommodation. If you arrive at the airport, you will see a phone that has a direct line to the taxi service right in the airport. There may also be a taxi available just outside the airport.
The Lethbridge Airport is located 16 kilometres from the University. The Greyhound Bus Terminal is located in downtown Lethbridge and is approximately 6 kilometres from the University. Red Arrow bus service will drop you off directly at the University of Lethbridge.
For your convenience, we have listed the names of a few Taxi Service companies in Lethbridge that offer student discounts. Please let the driver know you are a student at the University of Lethbridge. The approximate cost from the Lethbridge Airport to the University of Lethbridge is $35 and from downtown Lethbridge is $15.
Fifth Avenue Cabs: 403-381-1111
Royal Taxi: 403-328-5333
A Plus Taxi Ltd: 403-317-7777
Black Diamond Taxi Ltd: 403-381-4444