The Saskatoon Airport (Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport: YXE) is serviced by: Air Canada, Delta (Northwest) Air, Pronto Airways, Transwest Air, United Airlines Carrier, West Wind Aviation Inc., and WestJet.
To travel to and from the airport, there are: airport taxis, limos, car rental, shuttle and transit routes
For more information, please visit the Saskatoon Airport Authority
The train station is approximately 8 km from downtown, south of 11th Street. For hours of business, maps, contact numbers, and other information, please see VIA Rail's Saskatoon Train Station page.
If you are planning to take the highway to and from Saskatoon, either by Coach (Bus) or by car, we have pulled together some links that might be useful:
- Highways and Infrastructure in Saskatchewan: Conditions Map
- Highways and Infrastructure around Saskatoon: Conditions Map
- Sask Tourism printable maps
- Government of Saskatchewan Maps
- Transcanada Highways Maps of Saskatchewan and Saskatoon
- Virtual Saskatchewan Maps (including interactive expedia higway map)
Getting Around Saskatoon
katoon is a fairly small city, making it relatively easy to get around the core of the city and university grounds on foot or bicycle, and transit and taxi throughout the city is fairly quick.
Transcanada Highways' Saskatoon page includes an interactive Google Map of Saskatoon.
Saskatoon's downtown, where many of our hotel are, is within walking distance of the University. However, if you are interested in taking the bus, you can find exact times and routes on the Saskatoon Transit "Click and Go" website.
The current cost to take the bus is $3.00. Paper cash is not accepted.
There are several taxi companies in Saskatoon, listed under “taxicabs” in the Yellow Pages of the telephone directory. The main taxi companies in Saskatoon are:
- Quality Cabs: 306-651-8888
- Blue Line Taxi: 306-653-3333
- Saskatoon Radio Cabs Ltd: 306-242-1221
- United Cabs Ltd: 306-652-2222
- Comfort Cabs: 306-664-6464
The majority of the conference will be held on the second floor of the Arts Building. Feel free to ask the taxi driver to drop you off at the "Arts service entrance" or just the Arts Building.
In the spring, summer and fall, a bicycle is a very inexpensive way to get around our beautiful city. While visiting our campus, please be aware that the walking paths are shared by cyclists.
Saskatoon is not a large city, and most places in and around the university and downtown can be reached easily on foot. There are also some walking tours and people have mapped out beautiful and interesting walking routes.
If you are deciding whether or not to bring your car to the conference, information on parking is an important, but often overlooked necessity. Here are some links we have gathered for you:
- Parking in Saskatoon (information from the City of Saskatoon)
- Information on Parking at the U of S For conference attendees, we recommend parking at either Lot 4 or theStadium Parkade, which have maximum $4 flat rate per exit fees. Please note that Lot 1 directly across from Place Riel and the Murray Building does not have reduced summer rates or a daily maximum; parking there is not recommended.