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Athabasca University

Travelling to Athabasca

The town of Athabasca is located about 150 km north of Edmonton, Alberta.


2019 Airline Information                                        

Air Canada                                               

Air Canada is offering a ten per cent discount on eligible fares to students and guests attending Convocation.

The discount is available for persons travelling to and from Edmonton between May 31 and June 15, 2019. To take advantage of the discount, go to and enter promotion code 9DCA8C31.         



WestJet is offering a 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border for Athabasca University students and guests attending Convocation. Please visit to make a booking online.        

The discount is available for travel between Edmonton and anywhere WestJet flies in North America between June 1 and June 15, 2019.

To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed below: 

Coupon code:


Promo code:

*Travel Agent use only



Airport Transportation                                  

Door-to-door transportation between the Edmonton International Airport and downtown Edmonton hotels is available via Sky Shuttle (780-465-8515). Fare and schedule information is available at     

Alberta Central Airways Ltd.           

To request a quote or reserve charter flights from within Alberta to Athabasca for Convocation, please contact Alberta Central Airways Ltd. at 780-675-5225. 

Updated January 30 2019 by Events Office - University Relations

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