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Waterton National Park CANADA

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Glacier Park MONTANA USA

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    Transportation WITHIN Waterton National Park (Canada); Transportation WITHIN Glacier National Park (USA); Transporation between Whitefish and Glacier National Park; Tours WITHIN Glacier National Park(USA) and in Blackfeet Territory; Hiking WITHIN Glacier National Park (USA);"Click-Here"!

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Private Van Charter to/from Waterton Park

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Prince of Wales Hotel, Waterton National Park. Photo ©2008 Travel Alberta

Location & Hotel Map of Glacier National Park Montana & Waterton Park Alberta

  • THE SERVICE:
  • This is the fast, most efficient service between the Calgary Airport, your Calgary hotel or any Calgary address and any address in Waterton National Park.
  • The distance is about 296 km's (184 miles).
  • It is great for small groups.
  • The service takes about 3 to 4 hours with one coffee stop and is subject to good road/weather conditions.
  • The driver will meet you in the luggage claim area of your domestic airline OR in the terminal at the exit from Canada Customs for International arrivals. The driver will be holding a sign with your name or group name on it.
  • TERMS/CONDITIONS:
  • We wait for late flights with no additional "wait-time" charges.*(See terms/conditions).
  • PRICE INCLUDES:
  • Calgary charter rates includes:
    • Calgary Airport Authority Airport Exit/Parking/Pickup Fees which varies on equipment (i.e. $32.51 Van)
    • Waterton Park's Van Entrance/Business Tax.
    • 5 % Goods and Service Tax (GST).
    • A tip to the driver..
  • Lethbridge Charter Rate includes:
    • Waterton Park's Van Entrance/Business Tax.
    • 5 % Goods and Service Tax (GST).
  • EXTRA COSTS:
      • The user fee is payable upon entering Waterton National Park. Park Fees good until 31 March 2016
      • National Park Fees for 2016 available from 01 April 2016.

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Glacier National Park, Montana (USA)TO Waterton National Park (Canada)

Location & Hotel Map of Glacier National Park Montana & Waterton Park Alberta

06 June 2015 - 20 September 2015

ONE WAY SERVICE

BETWEEN GLACIER PARK LODGE PARK & THE PRINCE OF WALES HOTEL, WATERTON CANADA

  • You would use the Glacier Park Inc East Side Shuttle. from Montana (USA) to the Chief Mountain Border Crossing.
  • You would collect your luggage and walk across the border to Canada and be cleared by Canada Customs.
  • At 1500 hrs (3:00PM) you would depart the Canadian side of Chief Mountain Border Crossing with the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle (Tamarack Outdoor Outfitters) to the Prince of Wales Hotel and the Waterton townsite.

TO BOOK GLACIER PARK TO WATERTON PARK:

Service #1. (USA East Side Shuttle)

  • To book the East Side Shuttle to Chief Mountain Border Crossing from locations within Glacier Park phone Glacier Park Inc in Canada 403-236-3400; in the United States 406-892-2525 OR email!
    The 2015 fare is USD60.00/head from Glacier Park Lodge to the border.
  • For costs from St. Mary's and other Glacier Park Location please"click-here".
  • Should the East Side Shuttle be sold out alternative arrangements can be made thru Airport Shuttle Express. Email us!

Service #2. (Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle)

  • To book the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle please phone the Tamarack Outdoor Store at 403-859-2378 or "click-here".
  • .The 2015 fare is CAD$20.00 per person and is subject to change.
  • The Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle does not operate without advance reservations.

06 June 2015 to 16 September 2015.

RETURN USA TRAVELLERS:

Glacier Park Inc customers who used East Side Shuttle from Montana (USA) to Waterton (Canada), and had booked their return transportation before leaving Montana (USA), may use Glacier Park Inc service on their return from Waterton's Prince of Wales Hotel in Canada to Glacier Park locations in Montana (USA). The return cost is USD$150.00 per person from Glacier Park Lodge to the Prince of Wales Hotel. No one way trips are permitted. See above for one way transportation!.

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SHUTTLE SERVICE WITHIN WATERTON NATIONAL PARK ALBERTA CANADA

Spend a night or two in Waterton National Park. There is plenty to do for hikers and visitors! For details on Waterton Park seasonal shuttles please "click-on" the services offered by Tamarack Outdoor Outfitters/Waterton Outdoor Adventures.

SHUTTLE SERVICE WITHIN GLACIER NATIONAL PARK MONTANA USA

Glacier National Park operates a "free" seasonal shuttle service WITHIN the park along the "Going to the Sun" Highway. Visitors and hikers can park their car and ride this service. For full details please "click-here".

East Side Shuttle Operated by Glacier Park Inc between Glacier Park Lodge and Chief Mountain Border Crossing

Visitors and hikers can use the seasonal East Side Shuttle between Glacier Park Lodge, St. Mary's, Many Glacier/Swiftcurrent Inn and other locations along the East side of Glacier National Park Montana. For details "Click-Here".

Many Glacier Shuttle Operated by Xanterra

Xanterra operates a seasonal Many Glacier Shuttle on the East Side of the Park between Many Glacier/Swiftcurrent Inn and St. Mary's Visitor Center. For details please "click-here".

West Glacier Shuttle Operated by Xanterra

Xanterra also operates on the West of the Park between Lake MacDonald Lodge, The Village Inn and the Amtrak West Glacier Train Station. For details please "click-here".

Glacier Park Montana Sightseeing Tours

SunTours of East Glacier operates within Glacier National Park and offer seasonal tours from West & East Glacier to many areas of Glacier National Park. For details please ""Click-Here"!

Red Bus Tours operate within Glacier National Park by Xanterra offers seasonal tours from the West and East Sides of Glacier National Park. For details please "Click-Here"

Glacier Guides operates within Glacier National Park hiking trips and outside the Park Montana Rafts. For details please "Click-Here"

Blackfeet Outfitters operates in the Blackfoot Territory Jeep Tours, Fishing, Photo Safari, Hunting, Lodging St Mary's & Babb Montana. For details please see:"Click-Here"!

Glacier Park Express Between Whitefish & Glacier National Park

Glacier Park Express offers a low cost seasonal shuttle service between the Whitefish Mountain Resort, Downtown Whitefish and Glacier National Park. For details "Click-Here"!

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Waterton National Park (Canada) TO Glacier National Park, Montana (USA)

Location & Hotel Map of Glacier National Park Montana & Waterton Park Alberta

06 June 2015 - 20 September 2015

WATERTON PARK TO GLACIER PARK

ONE WAY TRAVELLERS:

If you going one way the following applies!

  • 1430 hrs (2:30PM). Depart Waterton (Tamarack Outdoor Outfitters) and slightly later from the Prince of Wales Hotel with the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle to the Chief Mountain Border Crossing (Canada) arriving @ 1500 hrs.
  • Walk across the Canada/USA border and clear United States Customs with your luggage.
  • 1545 hrs. (3:45PM) Board Glacier Park Inc "East Side Shuttle" on the United States side of the border to to St. Mary's Lodge, Many Glacier Hotel, Swift Current Motor Inn and the Glacier Park Lodge.
  • In the unlikely event you are unable to get space with the East Side Shuttle contact Airport Shuttle Express in Calgary for alternative arrangements by email!!

TO BOOK WATERTON PARK TO GLACIER PARK

Service #1. ( Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle)

To book the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle. Please phone the Tamarack Outdoor Store in Waterton at 403-859-2378 or email. The 2015 fare is CAD$20.00 per person.

Service #2. ( USA East Side Shuttle)

To book the East Side Shuttle. Phone Glacier Park Inc in Canada 403-236-3400, in the United States 406-892-2525 OR email! The 2015 fare is USD60.00/head from the border to Glacier Park Lodge. For costs to other location please"click-here".

Should the East Side Shuttle be sold out alternative arrangements can be made thru Airport Shuttle Express. Email us!

06 June 2015 to 16 September 2015

RETURN USA TRAVELLERS:

Glacier Park Inc customers who used East Side Shuttle FROM Montana (USA) to Waterton (Canada), and had booked their return transportation before leaving Montana (USA), may use Glacier Park Inc service on their return from Waterton's Prince of Wales Hotel in Canada to Glacier Park locations in Montana (USA).

This once daily shuttle departs the Prince of Wales Hotel at 1500 hrs (3PM) to St. Mary's Lodge, Many Glacier Hotel, Swiftcurrent Motor Inn and the Glacier Park Lodge. The return cost is USD$150.00 per person from Glacier Park Lodge to the Prince of Wales Hotel. No one way trips are permitted. See above for one way transportation!

GLACIER PARK & AREA HOTELS & MOTELS "Click-Here"

 

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Between Calgary, Banff Alberta Canada / Glacier National Park Montana USA

Trans Border Service

Glacier Park Inc's Red Bus Tours

Glacier Park's Red Bus Tours, Photo ©Airport Shuttle Express 2012: Glacier Park Lodge, Photo ©Airport Shuttle Express 2009

Services Which We Can Provided!

There is not enough of a demand for a schedule bus service between Alberta and Montana.

Airport Shuttle Express does offer year-round charter van or a "ride-share" van service on selected dates between Alberta Canada and most locations in Montana USA. Airport Shuttle Express can take you one-way OR round-trip. We are Alberta/USDOT licensed and insured to provide trans-border charter service.

We can also pickup in the United States and bring you to Canada.

Consider us when your car rental company does not permit a one way rental; when you require service to/from Amtrak, when you can not find a direct schedule bus, train or plane service between Montana and Alberta or are combining a Montana vacation with the Canadian Rockies!

Yes, you could fly between Calgary and Montana via Seattle or Denver and pay extra for your luggage! Yes, you could take the bus via Vancouver, Seattle, Spokane, to Southern Montana at Missoula/Butte (1 Day,18 Hours,15 Minutes Calgary to Butte) before taking the once daily bus service to Northern Montana OR you can use us!

Airport Shuttle Express will pick you up at your location and take you to your destination!

How long does it take?

  • It is a long way!
  • The border is about 3 1/2 hours between Calgary and the Montana USA/Alberta Canada border.
  • We offer service to/from Calgary, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise in Canada
  • We offer service to/from many Montana locations including East/West Glacier, Whitefish, Kalispell, Glacier National Park
  • There will be coffee/rest stop(s) and a border wait time. (quick to well over an hour!).
  • You still have to add the travel time to your destination in either Montana or Alberta. i.e.
  • From Calgary ....Kalispell, Whitefish, Glacier International Airport are about 6-7 hours, around 460 KMS (285 miles)!
  • From Calgary.....Great Falls is about 6 1/2 hours, around 525 km's (326 miles)!
  • From Calgary.....East Glacier is 4-5 hours, around 381 KMS (237 miles)!

To obtain a "ride-share" or charter van quote know where you are starting at and where you will be ending up!

"Montana" OR Glacier National Park does not help us to give you an accurate quote as our rates could be different depending on your destination. Make sure you add Montana as there is a Canadian Glacier National Park in British Columbia.

Charter van prices can vary depending on your destination, travel date and departure times, season and whether you are touring or going "point to point" or wanting to join the lower costs "ride-share" trip shown below.

For a rate quote or to reserve email us with your travel date(s), flight or train details, number in party and your destination in Montana USA or Alberta Canada

PASSENGERS WANTED! SHARE A RIDE / RIDE-SHARE!
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Many passengers ask if they could "share a ride" or "ride-share" with other clients. If the other party says yes then a new lower rate is given. However, should one party decides to cancel then our original "private charter" rates would apply.

There are many variables. Please email us for an exact rate on your propose travel date. The private charter rate applies when ONE person pays for the trip. Ride-share rate applies and are per person when each person pays for the trip and varies, depending on how many people are travelling.

The rates are in Canadian Dollars worth about 18% LESS than the US Dollar.

All rates include the basic cost, a tip to the driver, US Customs Van Clearance Fees and the 5% Canadian Goods and Service Tax (GST). We can pickup anywhere in Calgary, Canmore, Banff or Lake Louise and most locations in Montana. If the pickup is at the Calgary Airport the Calgary Airport Authority Exit/Parking/Pickup Fees will be added and advised at the time of booking.

Private Between Ride-Share Ride-Share Ride-Share Ride-Share Ride-Share
Charter Calgary ( **Banff & Canmore Fares also valid) & 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax 7 Pax 8 Pax
775.84 East Glacier, Browning 200.00 160.00 135.00 115.00 100.00
965.27 Whitefish**, Kalispell** 275.00 220.00 185.00 160.00 140.00
965.27 Lake MacDonald Lodge**, Lake MacDonald Motel** 275.00 220.00 185.00 160.00 140.00
965.27 West Glacier **, Columbia Falls**, Essex** 275.00 220.00 185.00 160.00 140.00
1078.45 Great Falls 275.00 220.00 185.00 160.00 140.00
826.66 Shelby 225.00 180.00 150.00 130.00 115.00
965.27 Eureka** 275.00 220.00 185.00 160.00 140.00
825.51 Cut Bank 225.00 180.00 150.00 130.00 115.00
647.64 St. Mary's , Babb 200.00 160.00 135.00 115.00 100.00
965.27 Fort Benton 275.00 220.00 185.00 160.00 140.00
698.46 Many Glacier Lodge, Rising Sun Lodge 200.00 160.00 135.00 115.00 100.00
+ 100.00 *** Lake Louise Add $100.00 to Banff Charter Fares**          

Terms/Conditions: No deposit is required but a credit card guarantee. The credit card is charged the day before the service or the Friday before the service for weekend, holiday or Monday travel in Canada in Canadian Funds. If you are on ride-share and the other party cancels then our regular private charter rates would apply unless other travelers can be found. In the unlikely event you must cancel a 72 hour advance cancellation notice must be received by us or you will be billed for the service.

Custom's Manifest/Documents & Entry Requirements: We trust you have check with US or Canada Customs about entry and import requirements. For our trans-border manifest we need the following information sent to us three days or more prior to the service. This includes: Full names, birth dates, nationality, passport number, date passport was issued and the date the passport expires.

At the Border: Unless your nationality is exempt USA bound travellers may be required to go into the border station and have themselves fingerprinted and photographed.

Refused Entry: In the unlikely event you are refused entry to either county Airport Shuttle Express will endeavor to drive you back to the first border town, not the starting point, as the driver may have other commitments. It is usually very difficult to get out of these border towns by public transit. There would be no refunds. You will also greatly inconvenient other passengers if your trip is on ride-share.

Reserve the Right: Airport Shuttle Express reserves the right to open and check all luggage including carry-on prior to departing to your destination. Fruit and meat products cannot usually be brought across the border. Canada and US Customs do check our vans and passenger's luggage! If in doubt about regulations please contact Canada or US Customs!

To Book: Email Us!

Some Ride-Share Dates:

Please "refresh" your browser! Updated: 27 Aug 2015

Date Time From To
02 Sep 2015 10:00 Calgary, Lethbridge* Shelby, Great Falls
06 Sep 2015 08:00 Calgary (08:00), Canmore/Banff (10:00)* Whitefish, Kalispell, Lake Macdonald Lodge
08 Sep 2015 04:30 Calgary*
St. Mary's
08 Sep 2015 09:00 St. Mary's
High River, Calgary
10 Sep 2015 10:00 Kalispell, Whitefish*
Banff, Canmore, Calgary
14 Sep 2015 17:00 East Glacier*
Calgary
15 Oct 2015 10:00 Kalispell, Whitefish, East Glacier Calgary
2015/2016   2016 Fall, Winter, Spring Reservations now being accepted

*Tentative information is "subject to change"

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MOTORCOACH: STAGES, BUS LINES WITHIN MONTANA, YELLOWSTONE AND BEYOND!
  • Airport Shuttle Express can take you to/from Alberta Canada and to/from any place in Montana.
  • Our charter van requests are usually between Calgary or Banff and Great Falls, Helena, Butte, East Glacier, or Whitefish/Kalispell Montana
  • From Great Falls there is bus service to Southern Montana including Helena and Butte, Missoula
  • From Whitefish/Kalispell there is bus service to Southern Montana including Missoula. .
  • At Butte bus service is offered to/from Missoula, Billings, Bismarck, Boseman, Fargo, West Yellowstone, Idaho Falls, Cody, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and Denver.
  • From Great Falls with Salt Lake Express there is a once daily service to Helena & Butte departing Great Falls @1515 hrs with a Butte arrival @ 1815 hrs.
  • From Butte & Helena with Salt Lake Express there is a once daily service to Great Falls departing Butte @ 1845 hrs with a Great Falls arrival @ 2145 hrs.
  • From Butte Jefferson Lines offer service WEST to Missoula
  • From Butte with Salt Lake Express offer service SOUTH to Idaho Falls, West Yellowstone, Jackson, Boise & Salt Lake City with connections to Las Vegas.
  • From Whitefish with a Greyhound associate there is a once daily service to Missoula departing Whitefish @ 1600 hrs arriving in Missoula @ 1930 hrs
  • From Missoula with a Greyhound associate there is a once daily service to Whitefish departing Missoula @ 1130 hrs arriving in Whitefish @ 1510 hrs
  • From Missoula OR Butte Jefferson Lines. offer service EAST to Bozeman & Billings MT, North & South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota,Wyoming, Iowa, Kansas,
  • From Billings Arrow / Black Hills Stage Lines offers service SOUTH to Casper, Cheyenne, Cody, Denver, Pueblo, Omaha
  • From Missoula Greyhound offer service WEST to Spokane, Seattle
  • Check the links for full details about their service, times, destinations, and prices on the date(s) you are planning to travel.
  • Information is "subject to change". and "error". Please check with the bus line for correct information for fares and times on your travel date!
RAIL: Amtrak, Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tours and Via Rail Canada
  • Airport Shuttle Express operates "charter vans" between any of Montana's Amtrak Station and Calgary or Banff.
  • The closest Amtrak station to Calgary is East Glacier or Browning while Whitefish is the closest station to Banff.
  • The Amtrak train is the "Empire Builder" which heads East to Chicago in the morning and West to either Portland or Seattle in the evening.
  • In Seattle there is a daily AMTRAK rail service or a seasonal Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tours train North to Vancouver, BC.
  • Make sure Amtrak's Montana Station is open...and the train stops...for the dates required.
  • i.e. Browning station is open 06 Oct. 2014 to 30 April 2015. East Glacier station closes 06 Oct. 2014 and reopens on 01 May 2015.
  • There is also some "flag" stops. i.e. Essex, MT. Please check with Amtrak for details.
  • At Calgary, Banff or Jasper you have the Rocky Mountaineer Rail Tours heading west to Vancouver British Columbia Click Here to view the trip:
  • From Edmonton or Jasper you also have Via Rail Canada heading west to Vancouver and east to Winnipeg, Toronto or Montreal.
  • Thru our web site Airport Shuttle Express offers a once daily express bus service from Calgary or Banff to Jasper as well as a seasonal tour coach.
CAR RENTAL!
  • Montana - Airport Shuttle Express can pick you up or drop you at any car rental location in Montana. East Glacier is the closest car rental location with two companies. Other companies are in the Great Falls International Airport, Kalispell or Whitefish. We have many clients using our trans-border service who are heading one way to Yellowstone or Salt Lake City or further into the United State and from those location into Canada to Calgary or Banff.
  • Alberta - Airport Shuttle Express can pick you up or drop you at any car rental location or hotel in Alberta. If touring the Canadian Rockies consider renting a car at an "off-airport" location even if your are returning the car to the Calgary Airport. This will save you the Calgary Airport Authority "Concession Recovery Fee" of 15.61% and the $6.00 per day Airport Improvement Fee/Customer Facilities Charge (max 7 days). If a shuttle pickup is required add $30.96 Airport Pickup/Exit/Parking Fees. We can pickup from anywhere in Calgary. Yes, for car rentals, you may still have to pay the "Energy Recovery Fee", the "Air-Condition Excise Tax", the "Vehicle License Fee" and the 5% Goods and Service Tax (GST) before you are introduced to other car rentals different insurance plans!

Consider us when your car rental company does not permit a one way rental; when you require service to/from Amtrak, when you can not find a direct schedule bus, train or plane service between Montana and Alberta or are combining a Montana vacation with the Canadian Rockies!

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  • Glacier International Airport (FCA) at Kalispell

    • Year-round and seasonal charter van service is offered between Glacier International Airport, Kalispell, Lake MacDonald, Whitefish, Essex, East Glacier, Many Glacier, Babb and Waterton Canada.
    • Airport Shuttle Express can recommend a reliable USA shuttle company to provide a transfer service.

      Email us with your questions/request!

  • Great Falls Airport (GTF)
    • Year-round and seasonal charter van service is offered between Great Falls and East Glacier, Glacier National Park, Kalispell, Shelby, Sweetgrass & Babb.
    • Airport Shuttle Express can recommend a reliable USA shuttle company to provide a transfer service.

      Email us with your questions/request!

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    "Get Out of Canada" Canadian Work & Immigration Transfers

    If you have to "Get Out Of Canada" to validate your Canadian work or immigration papers Airport Shuttle Express may be able to help!

    From Calgary: We can pick you up at your home or office, take you to the border. We can also cross the border and bring you back to Canada to show that you have left Canada

    From Lethbridge: The driver will meet the Greyhound or the Red Arrow bus service and take you to the border. He waits for you as you walk across the border and return to Canada Customs for your processing.

    ** Canada/US Border Immigration/Customs Lethbridge Package - CAD$252.00

    • Includes the 5% Goods and Service Tax (GST).
    • A transfer from a Lethbridge location to Canada Customs at Coutts, about a 1 hour, 20 minute transfer
    • Canada Customs/US Customs at Coutts AB/Sweetgrass MT are in the same building.
    • An one hour "free" wait time
    • Return transfer from Coutts back to a location in Lethbridge, about a 1 hour, 20 minute transfer
    • If required extra hour(s) cost would be additional wait time @ $40.00 per hour payable directly to the driver.
    • Service is provided in a four (4) passenger van.
    Most clients are pickup from the Lethbridge bus station @ 1200 noon and are returned to the bus station anywhere between 1600 and 1645 hrs. It all depends on the "paperwork"! Make sure you check with us for availability BEFORE you book your bus ticket. Also check that you have all your documents and that the Customs can process your application. To book the Lethbridge package or for further information please email us!

    Tells us what you need and we will see if we can help!

     

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