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Welcome to Edmonton!

We are thrilled you are studying at one of Edmonton’s post secondary schools.

It probably wasn’t an easy choice to travel so far away from home, so please let us be the first to welcome you to your new temporary home.

On this page, you will find information and tips to help you plan your trip and to know what to expect when you arrive.

Plan your air travel

You chose your school, now it’s time to choose your flight.

There are more than 60 non-stop flights and 17 airlines connecting Edmonton with the world.

Click on one of the tabs to plan your quickest route to Edmonton.

This chart gives you a quick overview of some popular non-stop routes and travel times.

Origin City (Airport Code)
Airline
Non-stop Travel Time
Origin City (Airport Code)

Amsterdam (AMS)

Airline

KLM

Non-stop Travel Time

9 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Denver (DEN)

Airline

United

Non-stop Travel Time

3 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Houston (IAH)

Airline

United

Non-stop Travel Time

4 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

London, UK (LGW)

Airline

WestJet

Non-stop Travel Time

9 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Los Angeles (LAX)

Airline

WestJet

Non-stop Travel Time

3.5 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Minneapolis (MSP)

Airline

Delta

Non-stop Travel Time

3 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Reykjavik (KEF)

Airline

Icelandair

Non-stop Travel Time

6.5 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Seattle (SEA)

Airline

Delta Alaska Airlines

Non-stop Travel Time

2 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Toronto (YYZ)

Airline

Air Canada WestJet

Non-stop Travel Time

4 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Vancouver (YVR)

Airline

Air Canada WestJet

Non-stop Travel Time

1.5 hours

Here’s a chart of the airlines, connections and approximate travel time to Edmonton from major cities around the world.

Origin City (Airport Code)
Airline
Non-stop Travel Time
Origin City (Airport Code)

Beijing (PEK)

Airline

Air Canada via Vancouver

Non-stop Travel Time

15 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Bogotá (BOG)

Airline

Air Canada via Toronto

Non-stop Travel Time

12 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Copenhagen (CPH)

Airline

Icelandair via Reykjavik

Non-stop Travel Time

11 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Dammam (DMM)

Airline

KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

23 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Frankfurt (FRA)

Airline

Icelandair via Reykjavik KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

11 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Hong Kong (HKG)

Airline

Air Canada via Vancouver

Non-stop Travel Time

15.5 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Istanbul (IST)

Airline

KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

18.5 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Johannesburg (JNB)

Airline

KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

24 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Lagos (LOS)

Airline

KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

25 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Mexico City (MEX)

Airline

Air Canada via Vancouver WestJet/Aeromexico via Las Vegas

Non-stop Travel Time

9 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Moscow (SVO)

Airline

KLM/Aeroflot via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

15 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Munich (MUC)

Airline

Icelandair via Reykjavik KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

11 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

New Delhi (DEL)

Airline

KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

23 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Paris (CDG)

Airline

Icelandair via Reykjavik KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

11.5 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Rome (FCO)

Airline

KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

13 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

São Paulo (GRU)

Airline

Air Canada via Toronto

Non-stop Travel Time

17 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Seoul (ICN)

Airline

Air Canada via Vancouver

Non-stop Travel Time

14 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Shanghai (PVG)

Airline

Air Canada via Vancouver

Non-stop Travel Time

14 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Taipei (TPE)

Airline

Air Canada via Vancouver

Non-stop Travel Time

15.5 hours

Origin City (Airport Code)

Tehran (IKA)

Airline

KLM via Amsterdam

Non-stop Travel Time

23 hours

International student welcome booth

When you arrive in Edmonton, stop by our welcome booth where you will meet volunteers who can welcome you to Edmonton and answer any questions you have.

 

 

EIA International Student Welcome Booth - Students waiting for arrivals of new friends