How far is it from Calgary Airport (YYC) to Mount Royal University?
The distance is between 25-30 km, depending on the route.

What is the fastest way to get from Calgary Airport (YYC) to Mount Royal University?
Either a taxi ($50 – $65) or an Uber ($30-$85) – about 23 minutes.

What is the cheapest way to get from Calgary Airport (YYC) to Mount Royal University?
Public transportation. One way ticket: $10.50 adults.

Is there a direct bus between Calgary Airport (YYC) and Mount Royal University?
No. You will have to change buses in downtown Calgary. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 75 minutes.


Transportation Options – Calgary Airport to Mount Royal University


(Airport to MRU about 23 min $50-$65)

Round the clock taxi service is available at YYC Calgary International Airport with taxi stands located on the Arrivals Level of both the domestic and international terminals.

Taxi Companies

Associated Cabs +1 403-209-1111
Checker Yellow Cabs +1 403-299-9999
Mayfair Taxi +1 403-255-6555

Uber Calgary

(Airport to MRU about 23 min $30-$85)


UberX: $30-$45
UberXL: $55-$70
UberSelect: $65-$85

Calgary Transit

(Airport to MRU about 1 hr 15 min $10.50) (MRU to Airport $3.30)

Route information:

+1 403-262-1000

A $10.50 fare from the airport includes all-day access to buses and CTrains. Your return trip to the airport is also included if you are travelling on the same day. Passes can be purchased at the airport Mac’s stores (located near Arrivals doors 1 and 11) or at ticket vending machines located at Bay 7 or Bay 32. Cash may also be provided to the operator (no change provided).


  • Catch bus 300 BRT from the airport at Bay 7 (located across Arrivals Door 2) or Bay 32 (located across Arrivals Door 15). Exit at SB 5 St SW @ 5 Av SW.
  • Walk to WB 6 Av SW @ 5 St SW (one block south).
  • Take bus 18 to Lakeview.
  • Exit at Mount Royal Close, East Entrance.

Car Rentals

The Rental Car Centre is located on the Departures Level across the roadway from the Domestic Terminal. Rental companies: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Alamo.

Reminder: Car rental companies require a credit card and will often get a pre-authorization when you pick up the car so make sure your credit card has an appropriate limit available.

Off-Airport Car Rental Companies

  • Discount Car and Truck Rentals – 403-720-6561, www.discountcar.com, address: 135-10836 24 St SE, hours: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Driving Force – 587-316-1575, www.drivingforce.ca, address: 3660 50 Ave SE, hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Routes Car Rental – 403-398-3930, www.routes.ca, address: 130 – 588 Aero Dr NE, hours: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Off-airport car rental companies provide courtesy shuttle service to their rental locations. Shuttle pick-up is located in Bus Bay #22 on the Arrivals Roadway. Prior arrangements should be made for pick-up by contacting your car rental company in advance.