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 to the Calgary International Airport (YYC), in 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 (YYC) to the Lethbridge Airport (YQL). It takes 45 minutes to fly from Calgary to Lethbridge.




If you prefer to take a bus to Lethbridge from the Calgary International Airport, the Red Arrow bus service departs from the Calgary Airport and drops you off at the University of Lethbridge. You can find schedules and rates and book your ticket online at




Alternatively, you can take the Greyhound bus. However, the Greyhound does not pick up directly at the Calgary Airport, though it does drop you off at the University of Lethbridge. You will need to take a taxi from the airport to the Greyhound station in downtown Calgary. You can save money by buying your ticket online. For more information about the Greyhound, please visit




How do I get to the University of Lethbridge Main Campus from the local airport?

If you have arranged a homestay, your homestay family will arrange to pick you up when you arrive.

If you are finding your own accommodation, you will need to take a taxi to the University or to your accommodation. 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. Red Arrow and Greyhound bus services 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