Running 7 days a week, Route 747 is Edmonton Transit’s direct service from Century Park Transit Centre to the Edmonton International Airport.

As a regional service, Route 747 operates under the authority of both the Province of Alberta and the City of Edmonton.

Buses travel directly from Century Park Transit Centre to the International Airport and return (no stops en route). Please note that parking at Century Park is limited to a maximum of 24 hours.

The bus service runs days a week from 4:10am - 12:30am with 30 to 60 minute intervals. Free Wi-Fi internet access is included.

When departing the airport from Gate 8, Route 747 makes a stop at the nearby Premium Outlet Collection Mall and Costco.

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Fares

* No other ETS fare products are valid on this service.

  • $5 cash per one-way fare.  Applies to all passengers (adults, children, youth, seniors)
  • Two ETS Adult tickets (validated fare vending machine tickets not accepted)*
  • UPass
  • Leduc Commuter pass
  • Special Route 747 transfer issued by Leduc Transit or ETS 
  • CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind) ID cards
  • $90 ETS Airport monthly pass
  • Arc cards (starting November 21, 2022)
    • 90-minute Arc ticket
    • Buy your Arc card and load a minimum of $4

* No other ETS fare products are valid on this service.

Luggage

Please note the following when travelling with your luggage* to ensure a safe and comfortable experience.

  • First come/first served. Passengers already on board with their luggage are not required to move their luggage to accommodate additional passengers. However, please be considerate and when possible put personal belongings on your lap to accommodate additional passengers.
  • All passenger luggage must be placed in the luggage racks provided or on the floor in front of the seat. No passenger luggage is allowed in the aisle. 
  • Provincial requirements dictate that the operator will not move the bus if there is passenger luggage in the aisle.
  • Bicycles are not allowed on Route 747 buses.
  • Passengers are responsible for handling their own luggage. Bus operators are not required to assist passengers with luggage movement.
  • Edmonton Transit Service is not responsible for lost or damaged passenger luggage. Call 780-496-1622, prompt 1 for ETS Lost & Found.
  • Should you notice a suspicious package at Century Park Transit Centre or on the bus please notify the bus operator or call Transit Watch at 780-442-4900.

*Passenger luggage includes: suitcases, backpacks, boxes, bags and any other carrying device for the transport of personal belongings.

Getting to the Airport
Transit Route 747
ETS Trip Planner
Leduc Transit (route 10)
Rentals, Shuttles, and Taxi EIA Ground Transportation
Route and Terminal Maps EIA Maps

For information on ground service to and from the International Airport, please visit the Edmonton International Airport website.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the inside of the Route 747 buses look like?
The interior of the Route 747 buses is very similar to the everyday buses you see within the city. The differences are the exterior bus wrap on the buses and the three seats across from the back exit of the bus have been replaced with luggage racks. The racks are approximately the same length as the three seats they replace. The luggage rack on each bus has two shelves.
How long does it take to travel from Century Park to the airport?

The bus trip to the Edmonton International Airport takes approximately 24 minutes. There is no stopping along the route.

I see the Route 747 passes stops after Century Park transit centre but doesn't stop at them. Why?

Route 747 is an express, contracted bus service between Century Park transit centre and the Edmonton International Airport. It is separate from regular ETS service and is subject to its own fares.

You can transfer to another bus or the LRT at Century Park. Note: fares on the Route 747 and ETS are not transferable between each other.

Why does the Route 747 have a more expensive fare than other ETS buses?

Since this is a special regional service provided outside the city boundaries, its operating costs are not subsidized to the same extent as service within Edmonton. This is why the fares differ. Route 747 is a partnership between the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton International Airport. The route operates under the authority of both the Province of Alberta and the City of Edmonton. 

If the seats are full, will standing passengers be allowed?

Yes, standing passengers will be allowed.

Are Route 747 buses wheelchair accessible?

Yes, all ETS buses are 100% wheelchair accessible, using low-floor technology. This includes Route 747.

Where can customers who will take Route 747 park their cars?

Customers have the following options:

  • Taking the bus is the most sustainable and cost-effective way to get to Century Park
  • Commuters from out of town can use Park & Ride services offered in Leduc and Beaumont. Separate fees apply for ETS, Leduc Transit and Beaumont Transit
  • A variety of paid parking options are available at Century Park through Park ProCura 780-784-1636
     
What is the luggage limit?
There is no luggage limit per passenger - luggage rack space is available on a first come, first served basis. Passengers already on board with their luggage are not required to move their luggage to accommodate additional passengers. However, please be considerate and when possible put personal belongings on your lap to accommodate additional passengers.
Are animals allowed on the Route 747 buses?
Yes animals are allowed on the buses, provided they are in an airline approved carrier. Please keep in mind that passengers should be aware of the requirements for storing luggage or large packages on Route 747 - packages must be placed in the luggage racks, on the seats or on the floor in front of the seats. No passenger luggage is allowed in the aisle. There is a yellow line that delineates the aisle area, where larger packages cannot be placed.