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Gaia Gathering 2017

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Arriving by Plane

Calgary is an aviation hub, a gateway to possibilities, a place where people can connect. There are many flights coming and going from Calgary’s International airport, daily.

More information on the Calgary International Airport can be found at

To get the best airfare rate:
Contact our Chairperson, Jennifer Taylor; jennifer.taylor1@aexp .com, AMEX Global Business Travel to get a 7% discount on domestic flights with WestJet.

WestJet is a proud sponsor of Gaia Gathering 2017. 

Getting to the hotel from the Calgary International Airport

Airport shuttle service is available to major hotels and motels as well as to Banff, Kananaskis and beyond.

Getting Around by Bus and C-Train

Calgary Transit offers bus or C-Train (LRT) service to virtually anywhere in the city. The C-Train is free downtown – simply hop on at any stop along 7 Ave. As long as you get off the train before leaving downtown, no fare is required. has all the details on routes, costs, times, and even tools to plan your trip for you. 

Bus/C-Train Fares

  • Adult - Ages 18 and older: $3.25 / Book of 10 tickets: $32.50
  • Youth - Ages 6 - 17: $2.25 / Book of 10 tickets: $22.50
  • Children - Ages 5 and under: FREE

Getting Around by Cab or Limo is your one stop shop of all current providers.

Taxi and Limousine Fares

Taxis cost $3.40 plus approximately $1.50/km. Downtown to the airport will cost approximately $40 – $45 (airport to downtown fares tack on an additional $2 airport fee).

Trips within downtown are typically under $7. A limousine (“luxury sedan”) from the airport to downtown has a fixed rate of $46.50.

Tipping and Taxes

Tipping your driver/waiter/service provider: 15% is customary.

In Alberta, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is 5%. Some restaurants and services will also charge a small amount for Alberta's new Carbon Tax.

Getting Around Calgary

Westjet Plane on Runway



2120 16th Avenue Northeast
Calgary, Alberta, T2E 1L4, Canada

Don't leave your family behind! Visit our Discover Calgary page to check out 

some great family-friendly places to visit while you are in town!

Gaia Gathering will be held at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre in Calgary. You can visit the Hotel's Website for more information and to book a room. 

The Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre Calgary is located just 10 minutes from the Calgary International Airport (YYC) and the vibrant downtown core; perfectly positioned to cater to both leisure and business travellers alike. The 184 guest rooms at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre come standard with features such as complimentary wireless internet, complimentary parking, and a complimentary airport shuttle.

Hailing a taxi
C Train with Calgary Skyline in Background