Jasper and Marmot Basin is situated 370 kilometers (192 miles) west of Edmonton, 404 kilometers (256 miles) northwest of Calgary and 805 km (500 miles) northeast of Vancouver. But in Canadian terms, we like to think we're just down the road!
Getting to Jasper is all part of the adventure whether you're traveling regionally, nationally or internationally. Here is some helpful information to get you here. Further information is available at Tourism Jasper or go to at our Jasper Maps
By Air Shuttle Operators
Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is the gateway to Jasper and our closest international airport. Both Edmonton and Calgary International Airport provide convenient access to the Canadian Rockies with non-stop and direct flights from major cities all over Canada, the US and Europe.
Edmonton- Marmot Daytrip Shuttle Service
A Daytrip Trip shuttle service from Edmonton to Marmot is also available for those who are wanting to take a daytrip to the slopes, but who don't want to drive. Magic Bus Tours offer convient packages that include transportation, and lift tickets. Explore Magic Bus' Daytrip rates and schedule.
For more information, or to book the day bus from Edmonton to Marmot Basin contact:
A number of operators offer airport transfers from both Edmonton and Calgary International airports, including:
A Daily Shuttle Service from EIA to Jasper is offered by SunDog Tours. Leaving Edmonton at 3:15pm daily, and arriving in Jasper in time for a late dinner at 8pm. Find our more about SunDog's Daily Shuttles and rates from Edmonton to Jasper and back.
NEW IN THE 2017/18 SEASON SunDog Tours started offering a convenient evening shuttle departure for later flight arrivals. Every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday Sundog offered an additional shuttle that aligns perfectly with KLM flight KL 675 leaving EIA at 6pm and arriving in Jasper at 10pm.
Jasper-Marmot Daily Shuttle Service
A daily shuttle service is also provided from Jasper hotels to Marmot Basin. Tickets are available from the front desk of most Jasper hotels. For more information on departure times and pickup locations please visit our Jasper-Marmot Shuttle Bus information page. For those staying at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, please visit their guest Snow Shuttle page.
Driving to Jasper is beautiful any which way you come - indeed the Icefield Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper has been voted one of the top ten scenic drives of the world! But it's important to ensure your vehicle is equipped for all types of mountain weather and you are up-to-date on the latest road conditions - visit the AMA Mountain Road Report for more information about your drive.
While in Jasper, car rental arrangements can be made via:
To enjoy a truly spectacular trip to Jasper National Park, visit Via Rail to view their year-round service.