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GETTING TO FERNIE

By Air

BY AIR

Shuttle services are available from both the Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook, BC and the Calgary International Airport.

Calgary International Airport
3.5 hour drive | Calgary is serviced from most major North American and European cities.

Canadian Rockies International Airport, Cranbrook, B.C.
1.25 hour drive | Accessible by regional air service of Air Canada Jazz and Pacific Coast Airlines. And new this year, Westjet Link (details below).

Kalispell, Montana
2 hour drive | Accessible by Delta, Northwest Airlines and Alaska/Horizon Airlines.

Spokane, Washington
4 hour drive | Accessible by Delta, Northwest Airlines and Alaska/Horizon Airlines.

INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS

For short term visits to Canada, you will need a valid passport. Persons under 18 years travelling without their parents should have identification and a letter of authorisation from a parent or guardian to travel into Canada.

For citizens of certain countries, Canada requires a visitors visa to be obtained from their nearest Canadian Consulate before entry into Canada. Please check if this is required before your trip.

For more information, the following options are available.

ONLINE
The most convenient source of information about travel and consular services is the Consular Affairs home page.

PHONE
The Overseas Citizens Services call centre can be reached at 1-888-407-4747 from a touchtone phone. From overseas, the number is 202-501-4444.

SHUTTLE SERVICE

The City of Fernie, Tourism Fernie, the Fernie Chamber of Commerce, and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies have partnered to provide the 2022-2023 ski shuttle between downtown Fernie and the ski hill. The service will start on December 16, 2022, and run daily until April 2, 2023.

The shuttle will run on the hour every day from morning until later in the evening.  Stops include downtown and many hotel locations in town, along the highway to the resort and at the resort.

NEW - Tickets to ride the shuttle must be purchased in advance. The drivers can no longer take payment for tickets.

NEW - BUS TRACKER! See where the bus is along the route. Is it running late? Click on the link or the TRACKER QR code on local posters and signs. NOTE: Turn on your mobile device location services for your browser (i.e. on an iPhone > Settings > Privacy & Security > Location Services - turn on and scroll down to Safari Websites and change to 'While Using' & 'Precise Location')

SHUTTLE SCHEDULE - Click to View or Download the PDF

Ticket Prices (including tax): 

  • Single Ticket $4 (one-way)
  • 10-Single Rides Booklet $35.
  • 5 & under ride free with a ticketed adult.
  • Overnight guests* staying less than 27 nights at local accommodations that are members of Tourism Fernie ride for free with a special ticket that they can pick up from their hotel front desk or reservations team. For more information, speak to the staff at the property you are staying at or email us at [email protected] 
  • Based on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited seating on the current schedule, with the bus seating up to 18 passengers. No pre-booking of seats. Groups cannot be accommodated and should book a private shuttle or taxi at their own cost.

Ticket Selling Locations:

  • Fernie Alpine Resort Guest Services (open daily)
  • Mountain Pantry Grocery & Liquor Store at Fernie Alpine Resort (open daily)
  • Fernie Visitor Centre (open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm)
  • Fernie Museum Downtown (open Thurs - Sun 11 am-4 pm)
  • Ski Base Downtown (open daily 8 am - 8 pm)
  • The Tipple Cold Beer & Wine Store Downtown (open daily 9 am - 11 pm)
  • Raging Elk Adventure Lodge (open daily)
  • Snow Valley Lodging (open daily)
  • Fernie Fox Hotel (open daily)
  • Lizard Creek Lodge (open daily)
  • Bridge Bistro (open daily 9 am – 9 pm)
  • Spirits Cold Beer & Wine Shop in Park Place Lodge (open daily 9 am – 10 pm)MORE LOCATIONS TO COME! To become a ticket seller location, please email us at [email protected]

Tunnel49 Adventure - Calgary to Fernie Shuttle

Looking for a lift from Calgary to Fernie? Or from Cranbrook to Fernie?

Calgary Airport - Fernie: $199.99 + GST + 9% fuel surcharge
Available daily - Departing Fernie at 8 am and departing YYC at 1 pm

Cranbrook Airport - Fernie: $149.99 + GST + 9% fuel surcharge
Available daily - morning, afternoon and evening

Shuttles to Pincher Creek, Lethbridge and Kalispell are available on an as-needed basis.

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