Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. It is a culturally diverse city which can boast some world-renowned restaurants. Edmonton International Airport is about half an hour's drive from the centre of Edmonton and about two and half hours from Calgary. The airport is reached from Exit 522 on Highway 2.
WestJet and Air Canada operate many flight through Edmonton airport - mostly domestic but there are regular flights to the USA and to Amsterdam with KLM. With no direct flights from the UK, most passengers choose to fly to Calgary and take a domestic flight from there on to Edmonton.
Which car hire companies have offices at Edmonton Airport?
There are a number of rental companies based on the airport which include:
Routes car rental are based just off airport. Their shuttle bus runs from outside door 9.
Where are the car hire desks at Edmonton Airport?
The car hire offices are on the ground level of the multi-storey car park which is outside door 8. Cars are picked up and returned to level 1 of the multi-storey car park. Follow the signs for car rental returns when you are heading back to drop off your vehicle.
Top tips for Edmonton Airport
There are two gas stations at the airport as you enter on the Airport Road. You can feel confident that you will be able to fill up there but it is even better to try and find a gas station away from the airport as this is likely to be much cheaper.
If you are travelling with a child and it is their birthday, head over to the Info Booth where they claim a free celebration t-shirt.
This content was last reviewed on 05/04/2022