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Jasper Town & Around

Getting there & around

The bus station (780-852-3926; www.grey hound.ca; 607 Connaught Dr) is in the train station. Greyhound buses serve Edmonton ($58, from 4½ hours, four daily), Prince George ($64, five hours, two daily), Kamloops ($61, six hours, two daily) and Vancouver ($115, from 11½ hours, two daily).

Brewster Transportation (780-852-3332; www.brewster.ca), departing from the same station, operates express buses to Lake Louise village ($60, 4½ hours, at least one daily) and Banff Town ($70, 5½ hours, at least one daily).

International car rental agencies have offices in Jasper Town.

If you’re in need of a taxi, call Jasper Taxi (780-852-3600), which has metered cabs.

VIA Rail offers tri-weekly train services west to Vancouver and east to Toronto. In addition, there is a tri-weekly service to Prince George, where the train continues to Prince Rupert after an overnight stay. The train has changed from the cheaper option to a sightseeing excursion these days. The prices have gone up and, despite the environmental pluses of rail travel, it has unfortunately become out of reach for some travelers. Call or check at the train station (888-842-7245; 607 Connaught Dr) for exact schedule and fare details.

Jasper Town & Around