Getting To Fernie

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Getting To Fernie Alpine Ski Resort By Plane

By Plane

Nearest Airports

Calgary International Airport (3.5 hour drive) is serviced from most major North American and European cities.Cranbrook B.C. (1 hour drive) is accessible by regional air service of Air Canada, Jazz, Pacific Coast Airlines and Delta Airlines.Kalispell, Montana (2 hour drive) is accessible by Delta and Northwest Airlines.Spokane, Washington (5 hour drive) is accessible by Delta and Northwest Airlines.

Airport Transfers

Bighorn Heli-Taxi Ski Resort Service, airport and inter-resort transport. Reservations required through Fernie Alpine Resort Guest Services Department., e-mail:, tel: 250-423-4655
The Shuttle 2 return trips daily between Calgary International Airport and Fernie; tel: 250-423-4023
Kootenay Taxi Taxi and Van service to and from Cranbrook, Calgary and USA. Email:, tel: 250-423-4409
Star Taxi Taxi and Van service to and from Cranbrook and Calgary. Toll Free: 1-877-668-7827.
Greyhound Bus Lines To and from Calgary twice daily., Toll-Free: 1-800-661-8747.
Rocky Mountain Transportation Car rental, van and bus service to and from Glacier National Airport, MT – USA. Website:, tel: 406-863-1200.
National Motorcoach Charter service between Calgary and Fernie.Minimum 4 guests required., Toll Free: 1-866-240-1999

Getting To Fernie By Road

By Road

Fernie Alpine Ski Resort is located in the south-east corner of the B.C. Rockies on Highway No.3 approximately 60 km (40 miles) from the Alberta and U.S. borders. It is 5 km (3 miles) from the City of Fernie and 1.5km up the hill from the highway intersection.

Whether driving yourself or taking the bus, the road to Fernie will lead you through some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world. The drive is easy with no major mountain passes and the roads are well maintained.

From Calgary International Airport follow Deerfoot Trail south to Marquis of Lorne Trail (Hwy #22 & #2). Follow the Marquis of Lorne Trail west to Hwy #22. Follow Hwy #22 south to Hwy #3, take Hwy #3 westbound to Fernie.

From Cranbrook – Canadian Rockies International Airport – 100 km / 1.25 hours. Head west on Airport Road, and turn left (south) toward Cranbrook on Highway #95a. Turn left (east) toward Fernie on Highway #3

From Kalispell – Glacier Park International Airport, Montana – 2 hours.- Turn left onto #2 North when exiting Glacier Park International Airport- Turn left onto #40 West to Highway #93- Turn right onto Highway #93 North. Follow it through Whitefish, through the Canadian border crossing at Rooseville, to Highway #3.- Turn right onto Highway #3 East to Fernie.