It's easy to get to Golden, BC. Golden is located on TransCanada Highway 1 and Highway 95 and is less than 3 hours drive from Calgary International airport, 2 hours and 30 minutes north of the Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook and less than 4 hours north of the US border making it simple to get to Golden by car or with a rental vehicle.
Please note, however, that there are no vehicle rental offices in Golden.
Golden downtown is easily navigated on foot, by bike or in a vehicle.
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The 26 km of the Trans-Canada Highway between Golden and Yoho National Park is being upgraded to a modern four-lane design. These upgrades have made vast improvements for a safer and more efficient journey to Golden. The first three phases of the project are completed and this included a New Park Bridge and the Kicking Horse Rest Area. Phase 4 is slated to begin construction in late 2019/2020. For more details visit www.kickinghorsecanyon.ca.
Calgary International Airport has many direct flights and connections to major cities throughout Canada, USA, UK and Europe, Australia and Asia. Visit www.yyc.com
Canadian Rockies International Airport served by Westjet, Air Canada and Pacific Coastal. Visit flyyxc.com
Golden Municipal Airport is located within the Town of Golden on Fisher Road and is home to a variety of aviation businesses. This single runway has a single, asphalt surfaced runway 14-32 measuring at 4,519 ft x 75 ft (1,377.4 m x22.9 m) with an elevation of 2,575 feet. The runway is maintained and serviceable throughout the year but is restricted to certain aircraft limitations and daylight use only.
Rider Express offers daily bus service to Calgary and Vancouver. Call 1-833-583-3636 or visit www.riderexpress.ca
A shuttle connecting Calgary Airport to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort operates on Wednesdays and Sundays in the winter ski season. Operated by Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Brewster Transportation. Find out more.
By Private Shuttle
Golden has a few private operators that can provide an airport shuttle service and customised trips.