Airport Welcome and Taxi Voucher (for new international students)

August 14, 2023 - September 2, 2023

11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Edmonton - Edmonton International Airport

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Welcome to Edmonton! Our NorQuest International team is here to greet you at the airport with a $25 taxi voucher!

Visit our Airport Welcome booth to meet our volunteers and get help with any of your questions. If you are a new international student arriving for your first time, we will provide you with a $25 taxi voucher. You will also receive a bookmark, which includes helpful tips for getting started in Edmonton.

Before you arrive:

To claim your $25 taxi voucher, send an email to with the information below. Be sure to email Samantha at least 7 days before your arrival date.

  • your full name
  • student ID #
  • arrival date

When you arrive:

Once you land, meet us at our Airport Welcome booth. Note: we will only be there during the dates and times listed below.

  • Location of our Airport Welcome booth: Go to exit #7 at the Edmonton International Airport
  • What to bring: You must provide your name and student ID # to claim your $25 taxi voucher
  • Dates: August 14 - September 2, 2023
  • Time: from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

What if I’m not arriving between August 14 to September 2?

Although you will not receive a $25 taxi voucher, our NorQuest International team will welcome you on campus whenever you arrive! Use these helpful tips below to pick a transportation option that’s best for you.

Taxi: approximately $60 + from the airport to the campus

Uber: the cost will be different depending on demand and time-of-day

Public Transportation: the 747 bus costs $5 one-way; then you will need a regular Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) ticket ($3.50) for the rest of your journey. Instructions:

  • take the 747 bus to Century Park Station of the Light Rail Transit (LRT)
  • 747 bus service runs Mon to Fri, from 4:10 am – 12:30 am with 30 to 60-minute intervals
  • from there you can transfer to the LRT or the bus system throughout the city