International Student Services (ISS)

Airport Welcome


Notice: Fall 2020

UAlberta International is offering airport transportation, though the details at this time are not yet available. We recommend looking into possible self-quarantine housing once you arrive. 

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At the Airport

You must carry certain documents on your person to enter Canada without hassle. Please see Entering Canada for more information.

Take the Sky Shuttle/Taxi to Your Residence

Sky Shuttle/Taxi can drop you off right on-campus, or at your residence! Buses run on the hour every hour, so no matter what time your plane arrives, you can hop on a bus straight to your residence!

How much luggage can I bring on the Sky Shuttle?

You can bring two pieces of luggage free of charge. Additional pieces of luggage or oversized items may be subject to an additional fee of $6 per item and is at the discretion of the Sky Shuttle employees.

Where do I go to take the Sky Shuttle/Taxi/?

Visit the Sky Shuttle desk next to door 7, on the arrivals level of the Edmonton International Airport.

How much does it cost to take the Sky Shuttle?

The Sky Shuttle is a free service for all new international students.

When does the Sky Shuttle depart?

Buses run regularly from 5:30 am – 1:30 am. So no matter what time your plane arrives, you can hop on a bus straight to campus!


Important Information

The FREE Sky Shuttle service is only available for new students. If your family wishes to accompany you on the bus, they can purchase an $18 ticket/per person at the Sky Shuttle booth.

Please note: This program is only for new international students arriving for the first time. Anyone using the service that does not meet the criteria will pay a fee.