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Sunday, 19 January 2020

The Cheapest way to get from Calgary Airport to Mount Norquay

Calgary Airport to Mount NorquayHeaded to Banff National Park for an exhilarating ski vacation? If so, there are many modes of transportation available for the trip from Calgary Airport to Mount Norquay. However, while some options are cheaper than others, bear in mind that taking this trip in the Winter means you may encounter harsh weather. Above all, safety and dependability take precedence over price.

Getting to Mount Norquay

Mount Norquay is located only 150 km, (or just under 2-hours’ drive,) west of Calgary International Airport (YYC). However, the terrain can present rough driving conditions; which holds true even for those familiar with traversing the region.

Taking a traditional ‘cheap’ shuttle or renting a car and driving yourself are not recommended options, for the following important reasons:

  1. Severe weather in the region can make navigation dangerous for even seasoned drivers who are used to harsh winter climates. Shuttle services often have a high turnover rate, and don’t always guarantee spot-free safety records for their drivers. Therefore, you never know whether you’re in capable hands when using such a service. In addition, driving one’s own party is also not advised. This is because inclement weather can make the trip especially perilous for those unfamiliar with these roadways. For this reason, your party will be safer with an expert driver at the wheel.
  2. Shuttles run on a fixed schedule and are available only at certain times of day. After that, those who wish to take a shuttle may be left waiting until their ride is scheduled to arrive.
  3. Shuttles are shared rides. In other words, your party will likely be seated with strangers. As a result, frequent stops for those boarding and disembarking the vehicle may cause unwanted delays in reaching your destination. In order to utilize such services, you must adhere to their schedule.

Given the above, it is highly recommended that those traveling from Calgary Airport to Mount Norquay instead hire a private transportation service.

Why Hire Private Transportation?

Though the cost may be slightly higher, this is considered the optimal choice to ensure safe, convenient transportation for you and your passengers. This is because:

  1. Private transportation services are dedicated to providing a secure and reliable travel experience for their passengers; their business depends on it. These companies invest a lot of time as well as money to properly maintain their fleet of vehicles for safety, comfort and cleanliness.
  2. Private services provide experienced chauffeurs who are thoroughly background-checked and specially trained to navigate icy roads and other obstacles in harsh winter conditions. They are intimately familiar with the routes between Calgary and Banff; having traveled to and from these locations consistently for hundreds of ski enthusiasts. This means that your group is in the safest hands possible, regardless of the current weather.
  3. Private sedan, SUV, party bus or mini-bus shuttle services operate according to YOUR schedule. Your ride arrives and departs when you request it, and the vehicle rental is never shared with strangers; ensuring no additional stops are made unless you request them.

When it comes to dependable, safe and on-demand transportation from Calgary Airport to Mount Norquay, the price is only as good as the service. In other words, the ‘cheapest’ is hardly worth the savings if it means compromising security and reliability.

How much does it cost to rent transportation from Calgary Airport to Mount Norquay?

AM PM Limo is a family-owned transportation service who has been serving Alberta travelers since 2010. Private sedan, SUV, party bus or mini-bus shuttle prices from Calgary Airport to Mount Norquay vary from one service provider to another. However, our pricing represents area standards, not to mention lower in most cases, for such rentals:

Cadillac XTS Sedan

Cadillac XTS Sedan 

Chauffeured luxury vehicle suited for smaller groups of 2-4 passengers.

$280
Cadillac Escalade Limo

Cadillac Escalade ESV

Spacious yet elegant, and great for tours & excursions. Ideal for groups of 4-6 passengers.

$400
Calgary Airport to Banff Mini-Bus Shuttle

Chevrolet Mini-Bus Shuttle

Spacious interior, luggage space and ease of boarding/exiting the vehicle. This is the ideal transportation for 10-13 passengers.

$400
24 passengers Shuttle bus

GMC 5500 Shuttle Bus

Ample space for up to 24 passengers to ride in comfort, including extra luggage room at the rear and in overhead bins.

$600
BLACK DODGE RAM LIMO

Dodge Ram Truck Stretch Limousine

The first of its kind in Alberta! A Dodge Ram pick-up stretched to limousine proportions, with the half-ton rear-end enclosed for storage space. The roomy vehicle interior comfortably accommodates up to 16 passengers.

$649
Party Bus

Party Bus

The ultimate mode of transportation for groups of 18-30 passengers. Custom lighting effects, state-of-the-art sound system and plenty of room for moving around in the interior. This ride is truly as extraordinary as the destination.

$875

Planning your visit to Mount Norquay

For your convenience, we’re including some useful information about Mount Norquay Ski Resort in Banff National Park:

  • Mount Norquay Mountain & Ski Resort is one of three major ski resorts located in Banff National Park. It is just minutes northwestward from the world-renowned town of Banff, and 30 minutes from Canmore.
  • The regular ski season starts early December and ends mid-April.
  • Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and snowshoe hiking for winter adventure-seekers of all ages and abilities.
  • Skiing lessons are provided by resident experts.
  • The chairlift ride provides unmatched views of the stunning Canadian Rockies wilderness.
  • Slope-side activities and events make ski vacations here extra-festive.
  • Enjoy premium lodging at the North American or Cascade Lodges, and delicious dining at Lone Pine or the Cliff House Bistro.
  • Click here to learn more about Mount Norquay and planning your visit.

How to book transportation from Calgary Airport to Mount Norquay Ski Resort

AM PM provides first-class yet affordable transportation between Calgary and Mount Norquay. In addition, we provide service throughout the entirety of Alberta.

In addition, here’s what’s included when you hire a luxury sedan, SUV, party bus or mini-bus shuttle from AM PM:

  • Safe, reliable transportation to and from Mount Norquay Ski Resort
  • Accommodation for any sized group + ski equipment
  • We will wait and meet you if your flight is delayed due to bad weather
  • Short-notice bookings are available as needed
  • Courtesy airport meet & greet for domestic or international arrivals
  • We will accommodate late arrivals & early departures according to your flight schedule
  • Reservations are flexible to account for inclement weather
  • Experienced professional drivers with impeccable safety records

Our courteous and knowledgeable reservation specialists are happy to answer any questions you may have, at any time of day or night. We invite you to call us 24/7 with any questions you may have, or to book your private transportation from Calgary to Mount Norquay: 403.475.5555

We look forward to being of service to you!