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

08 June 2014 - 17 Sept. 2014

RETURN: Glacier Park Inc operates the "East Side Shuttle" between Glacier Park Lodge (USA) and the Prince Of Wales Hotel in Waterton National Park (Canada). For details on times/rates from this and other hotels, please"click-here"! i.e. The cost between Glacier Park Hotel, by the East Glacier Amtrak Station, and Waterton is approximately USD50.00 per person each way. The shuttle departs once daily at 11:00 hrs from the Glacier Park Lodge TO Waterton. You must travel round trip. Reservations are highly recommended! This information is "subject to change. Move down for one way transfers.

TO: Prince of Wales Hotel

Departs Cost (USD)
East Side Shuttle rates are one way and must be purchased round-trip.
Glacier Park Hotel 11:00 $50.00
Two Medicine 8:45** $15.00
Cut Bank Creek 11:30 $40.00
St Mary's Visitor Centre 12:00 $40.00
Many Glacier Hotel 13:00 $20.00***
Swift Current Inn 13:00 $20.00***
Chief Mountain Border Crossing 13:45 $10.00
**Transfer Shuttles at St Mary's Visitor Centre
*** A shuttle between St. Mary's Visitor Centre and Many Glacier Hotel/Swift Current Inn may be offered for a fee in order to connect in St Mary's with the National Park Shuttle System. Ask the hotels for details.

ONE WAY TRIPS!!!!

ONE WAY: If you are going one-way between Montana and Waterton you would take the "East Side Shuttle" to the Chief Mountain Border Crossing (operates until 22 Sept 2014). You would claim your luggage, walk across the border into Canada and clear Canada Customs. You would make advance arrangements with the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle to pick you up at the Canadian side of the border and take you to Waterton Park. Details "Click-Here"!

08 June 2014 - 22 September 2014

ONE WAY SERVICE BETWEEN GLACIER PARK AND WATERTON PARK

08 June 2014 to 22 September 2014.

You would use the Glacier Park Inc East Side Shuttle. from Montana (USA) to Chief Mountain Border Crossing. You would collect your luggage and walk across the border and be cleared by Canada Customs.

At 1500 hrs (3:00PM). Depart the Canadian side of Chief Mountain Border Crossing with the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle (Tamarack Outdoor Outfitters) to Waterton townsite and the Prince of Wales Hotel.

TO BOOK:

Service #1. For information on 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! It is USD40.00/head to the border to Glacier Park Lodge. For costs from other location please"click-here".

Service #2. For reservations with the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle please phone the Tamarack Outdoor Store at 403-859-2378 or email. The fare is CAD$20.00 per person. The Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle does not operate without advance reservations.

Location & Hotel Map of Glacier National Park Montana

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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 & The West Side Shuttles 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. Xanterra also operates on the West of the Park between Lake MacDonald Lodge, Village Inn and the Amtrak West Glacier Train Station. for details please "click-here".
Glacier Park Montana Sightseeing Tours
SunTours of East Glacier offer seasonal tours from West & East Glacier to many areas of Glacier National Park. For details please ""Click-Here"!

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

Blackfeet Outfitters for Jeep Tours, Fishing, Photo Safari, Hunting, Lodging St Mary's & Babb Montana. For details plese see: "Click-Here"!"Click-Here"!

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

Location & Hotel Map of Glacier National Park Montana

08 June 2014 to 17 September 2014.

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.

08 June 2014 - 22 September 2014

If you did not arrive in Waterton by Glacier Park Inc from the USA, the following applies!

  • 1430 hrs (2:30PM). Depart Waterton (Tamarack Outdoor Outfitters) with the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle to the Chief Mountain Border Crossing arriving @ 1500 hrs.
  • Walk across the 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.

TO BOOK:

Service #1. For reservations with the Chief Mountain Shuttle please phone the Tamarack Outdoor Store at 403-859-2378 or email. The fare is CAD$20.00 per person.

Service #2. For reservations on the East Side Shuttle from Chief Mountain Border Crossing to locations within Glacier Park phone Glacier Park Inc in Canada 403-236-3400, in the United States 406-892-2525 OR email! It is USD40.00/head from the border to Glacier Park Lodge. For costs to other location please"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!

Year-round charter van service and on selected dates a "ride-share" service is offered between Calgary, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise and most locations in Montana. Airport Shuttle Express can take you one-way OR round-trip. 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!

Your Alternative!

Yes, you could fly between Calgary and Montana via Seattle or Denver. 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) 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. 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 Fare Quote OR To Book!

To obtain a van quote know where you are starting at and where you will be ending up! Glacier National Park does not help us to give you an accurate quote as our rates could be different depending where in the Park are you going. 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" trips shown below.

TO BOOK: Email us with your dates, flight or train details, number in party and destination in Glacier National Park for a quote or for reservations.

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PASSENGERS WANTED! SHARE A RIDE / RIDE-SHARE!

Many passengers ask us if they could "share a ride" or "ride-share." If the other party says yes then a new lower rate is given. However, should one party decides to cancel then the original rate would apply! Please email us your proposed travel dates and we will advise if we have any other party traveling. Please note we offer this service YEAR-ROUND, subject to road/weather conditions as well as border open times. Ride-Share is not every day and on certain dates can be "sold out"! The earlier you book gives you a better chance of us finding others who want to "ride-share" or "share-a-ride"! Ride-Share dates, prices and times are subject to change. Spring 2015 reservations are now being accepted! PLEASE EMAIL US! Some current ride-share dates:

Date Time From To
23 Aug 2014 05:00 Calgary St Mary's, East Glacier
23 Aug 2014 09:30 East Glacier, St Mary's Calgary
29 Aug 2014 08:00 Calgary (8:00), Banff (10:00) Eureka, Whitefish, Kalispell
30 Aug 2014 10:00 Kalispell, Whitefish, East Glacier* Calgary
01 Sep 2014 10:00 Banff (10:00), Calgary (12:00) St Mary's, East Glacier
01 Sep 2014 18:00 East Glacier, St Mary's* Calgary
10 Sep 2014 04:30 Calgary (05:00) Lethbridge (07:00)*
St Mary's, East Glacier
10 Sep 2014 10:00 East Glacier, St Mary's Calgary
14 Sep 2014 11:00 Browning, East Glacier, St Mary's Lethbridge, Calgary
16 Sep 2014 08:00 Calgary (08:00), Banff (10:00) Eureka, Whitefish, Kalispell
17 Sep 2014 09:00 Calgary East Glacier, Kalispell, Whitefish
18 Sep 2014 10:00 Calgary* St Mary's, Browning, East Glacier
18 Sep 2014 08:00 Calgary (08:00) , Banff (10:00)* Whitefish, Kalispell, Columbia Falls
2015   Spring 2015 bookings now being accepted Spring 2015 bookings now being accepted

(*Tentative. Information is "subject to change" Updated: 19 Aug 2014)

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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.
    Service provided with the following companies: Greyhound, Salt Lake Express, Arrow / Black Hills Stage Lines, Jefferson Lines.
  • Check the links for full details about their service, destinations and prices.

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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. 2013 to 30 April 2014. East Glacier station closes 05 Oct. 2013 and reopens on 01 May 2014.
  • There is also some "flag" stops. 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.

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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 returing 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 "Engery Recovery Fee", the "Air-Condition Excise Tax", the "Vehicle License Fee" and the 5% Goods and Service Tax (GST) before you are introduced to othe 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 Fort Benton, 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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