Edmonton to the Canadian Rockies

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Written by Patrick J. Smith posted on Monday, October 11th, 2010

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Edmonton is a beautiful city in Northern Alberta, is located withing 4 hours of Jasper National Park, and has an international airport, making it another good transportation option for people visiting the Canadian Rockies.

Edmonton International Airport

The Edmonton International Airport is the airport you should use if you plan on starting your vacation in Jasper. The Edmonton International Airport in Edmonton, Alberta is located 362km (or 220 miles) east of Jasper, approximately 3 ½ to 4 hours driving time. There are several rental car counters for pick-up and drop off at the Edmonton International Airport if you choose to rent a car for this drive.


You’ll basically take the Trans-Canada Hwy/Yellowhead Hwy W/Yellowhead Trail W/AB-16 W the whole way to get from Edmonton to Jasper. From Jasper, you can get to places like Lake Louise, Banff and Canmore easily taking the Icefields Highway. View the map below for more details.

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