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    Car hire at Calgary Airport - Best rates guaranteed

    Welcome to the beautiful Canadian province of Alberta! Breathtaking landscapes with mountains, pine tree forests and numerous lakes will certainly not leave any traveller indifferent. The region where Calgary is located has seen a true economic boom due to its growing oil and gas industry. Consequently, this once-upon-a-time prairie area has developed into a modern and distinguished cosmopolitan city. Calgary itself, as well as its beautiful, scenic countryside, will be best explored with car hire from Calgary Airport. Collect your car hire from Auto Europe and receive some of the best rates on the market. Our longstanding experience in the car rental industry guarantees exceptional service and a choice of rental cars at any of our 24,000 pick-up locations worldwide. There's no better opinion than the words of our customers, so please spend a few minutes reading what other travellers had to say about their recent Auto Europe car rental experience in the city by visiting our Calgary car hire reviews page.

    Airport Information

    Calgary Airport (YYC)
    Official Name: Calgary International Airport
    Address: 2000 Airport Road Northeast, Calgary, AB T2E 6Z8, Canada
    Location:The airport is located about 10 miles north-east of Calgary.
    Airlines operating at Calgary Airport:There are around 20 airlines operating to and from Calgary Airport. British Airways, Air Canada and Air Transat offer direct flights from the UK to Calgary.


    Calgary Airport consists of one terminal divided into four concourses, A, B, C and D. The concourses are divided into three levels; Level 1 features arrivals, Level 2 features departures while Level 3, also known as the Mezzanine, houses a food court and a skywalk to the car park. This airport is said to be one of North America's finest. Elegant and modern, it provides a number of amenities to cater for its numerous passengers.

    Car hire Pick up and Drop off

    The "rent a car" centre occupies the space on the Departure level right across the roadway from the main terminal building. Please check the working hours of each supplier prior to your flight as opening hours may change, especially on weekends.

    Company Opening Hours
    Hertz 6am - 1am
    Budget 6am - 1am
    Alamo 6am - 1am
    National Car Rental 6am - 1am
    Thrifty 6am - 24pm

    Airport Facilities

    Calgary Airport is a modern international airport which provides a whole range of facilities. With plenty of restaurants, ATMs, a food court, duty free shops and information kiosks, you will be truly spoilt for choice. Wi-Fi is offered throughout the airport as a complimentary service. The airport boasts a unique entertaining yet educational facility called SpacePort that focusses on space and aeronautics and offers hands-on exhibits. SpacePort is open to numerous visitors and the admission is free of charge. In case of medical emergency passengers may use emergency oxygen supplies at the airport. There are also barrier-free amenities for disabled passengers.

    Transportation / How to get to the airport

    Located only 10 miles from the city of Calgary, the airport is connected to the city by regular public and shuttle bus service on a daily basis. The express service to Downtown with limited stops, known as Route 300 Airport BRT, operates every 20 or 30 minutes. At Bus Bays 16 and 17 you can find hotel courtesy shuttles as some airport hotels offer this service to their guests. Allied Downtown Shuttle Service is a new, on-demand service from the Bus Bay 19 with various pick-up points in Calgary. The Allied Shuttle counter where tickets can be purchased is located on the Arrivals level near Gate C. The counter is open between 8am and midnight. Tickets are also available online. Passengers who, due to a disability, cannot use regular buses are welcome to use accesible vehicles of many of the taxi operators at the airport. Drive your car hire to Calgary downtown via 96 Avenue (Airport Trail). Turn left onto Deerfoot Trail and continue straight down AB-2 S. Take exit 256 for Memorial Drive W and merge onto Memorial Dr NE. Turn left onto 4 St NE. Get familiar with driving in Canada here.

    Parking Tips

    Calgary Airport has plenty of suitable and convenient parking options not only for both long and short-term stays but also for every budget. Ideal for quick passengers pick-ups and drop-offs, you will find the short-term car park in each parking structure. It is situated on the ground level and the first 30 minutes are free! Maximum stay in this car park is 30 days. Payment in the P2 area of the short-term car park can only be made via credit card at Exit Station. Debit cards or cash are not allowed as a means of payment here. For long-term parking options please use Parkade 2 where the maximum parking duration is 60 days. In the city of Calgary you can park your car hire on the street for free on Sundays and holidays as well as on working days after 6pm. However, be sure to look for signs that indicate no stopping or no parking zones. In addition to on-street parking you can park your car in one of the city's many secure car parks.

    Useful links

    Calgary Airport Website