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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 frequently does Route 747 run?

The bus service runs 7 days a week from 4:10am to 12:30am with 30 or 60 minute intervals. The route departs from Century Park transit centre.

How long does it take to travel from Century Park to EIA?

The trip takes approximately 24 minutes. There is no stopping along the route.

Where does the Route 747 stop at the EIA?

The Route 747 stop is Door 8 on the Arrivals Level of the Terminal Building. View PDF route schedule and map.

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. To provide the best experience possible for the intention of this service (direction connection between the transit centre and EIA), the service is kept separate from regular ETS service and is subject to its own fares.

Customers wishing to transfer to local service, including other buses and the LRT, are invited to do so at Century Park provided they pay the ETS fare. Fares on the Route 747 and ETS are not transferable between each other.

Can additional courtesy stops be added to accommodate riders who would like to take the Route 747 and disembark earlier?

To provide the best experience possible for the intention of this service (direction connection between the transit centre and EIA), the service is kept separate from regular ETS service and is subject to its own fares.

Where can I purchase a monthly pass?

Monthly passes can be purchased at the EIA Ground Transportation Booth on the lower level by Door 7 or at the Edmonton Service Centre. Passes are on sale from the 22nd of each month until the 7th of the next month. More information can be found at EIA.

 

Why can’t I use regular ETS fare product on Route 747?
Route 747 is a partnership between the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton International Airport and is a regional service. Therefore the route operates under the authority of both the Province of Alberta and the City of Edmonton. Similar to other regional services, there is no transfer to and from regular public transit service because this is a partnership service and all parties involved shares the cost of providing this service. This is also a 3-year pilot project.
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.

Is there wi-fi available on the Route 747 buses?

Yes, wi-fi is included on all Route 747 buses.

Where can customers who will take Route 747 park their cars?
Customers can park at Century Park, however parking is limited to a maximum of 24 hours. Otherwise customers can choose to use the regular ETS service to get to Century Park.

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.

 

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