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Waterton National Park CANADA

FROM Glacier Park USA

Schedule Summer Van Service

08 June 2014 - 22 Sept 2014

Advance information for Summer 2015

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Glacier Park MONTANA USA

FROM Waterton Park Canada

Schedule Summer Van Service

08 June 2014 - 22 Sept 2014

Advance information for Summer 2015

Transportation WITHIN Waterton National Park (Canada), WITHIN Glacier National Park (USA),Tours WITHIN Glacier National Park (USA), Hiking WITHIN Glacier National Park (USA) and Tours in the Blackfeet Territory "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

Airport Shuttle Express Charter Terms/Conditions -

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

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

08 June 2014 - 22 September 2014

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.
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  • At 1500 hrs (3:00PM). 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. (East Side Shuttle)

  • Fares, service dates advised, advance reservation accepted from 01 Jan 2015.
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  • 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!
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  • The 2014 fare is USD60.00/head from Glacier Park Lodge to the border. For costs from St Mary's and other location please"click-here".
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  • Should the East Side Shuttle be sold out alternative arrangements can be made thru Airport Shuttle Express. Email us!

Service #2. (Chief Mountain Shuttle)

  • Fares, service dates advised, advance reservations accepted from 01 April 2015.
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  • To book the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle please phone the Tamarack Outdoor Store at 403-859-2378 or "click-here".
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  • The 2014 fare is CAD$20.00 per person and is subject to change. The Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle does not operate without advance reservations.

08 June 2014 to 17 September 2014.

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).

All other passengers please see "one way service", shown above!

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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 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 plese see:"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

08 June 2014 to 17 September 2014.

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.

08 June 2014 - 22 September 2014

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. (Chief Mountain Shuttle)

Reservations and 2015 fares may be booked from 01 April 2015 with the Canadian Chief Mountain Shuttle. Please phone the Tamarack Outdoor Store in Waterton at 403-859-2378 or email. The 2014 fare was CAD$20.00 per person.

Service #2. (East Side Shuttle)

Reservations and 2015 fares may be booked from 01 Jan 2015 on the East Side Shuttle. Phone Glacier Park Inc in Canada 403-236-3400, in the United States 406-892-2525 OR email! The 2014 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!

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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 or a "ride-share" 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 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. 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.
  • 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)!

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PASSENGERS WANTED! SHARE A RIDE / RIDE-SHARE!

Many passengers ask us 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 "charter" rates would apply

We offer our 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 us a better chance of us finding others who want to "ride-share" or "share-a-ride" on your travel dates!

Ride-Share dates, prices and times are subject to change.. Based on four paying passengers the "ride-share" fares are:

  • CAD$200.00 per person between Calgary and Babb, Many Glacier, Browning, East Glacier, St Mary's
  • CAD$275.00 per person between Calgary, Canmore or Banff and West Glacier, Essex, Lake MacDonald Lodge, Columbia Falls, Whitefish and Kalispell,
  • The "ride-share" fare can be higher/lower depending on the number of people travelling.
  • If your travel dates are not showing email us for the "charter" rates and possible other "ride-share" dates.
  • Summer 2015 reservations are now being accepted!

All rates include the basic cost, a fuel surcharge, 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 or Banff and most locations in Montana. If the pickup is the Calgary Airport add the Calgary Airport Authority Exit/Parking/Pickup Fees which will be advised at the time of booking.

Some Ride-Share Dates:

Date Time From To
12 Jun. 2015 TBA Calgary* East Glacier
20 Jul. 2015 10:00 East Glacier, St. Mary's * Calgary
01 Sep 2015 09:00 Calgary* East Glacier

*Tentative. Information is "subject to change" Updated: 19 Dec 2014

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!

"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 BOOK:

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

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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 "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 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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