Transportation

Air Travel
Yellowhead County maintains the Jasper-Hinton Airport. The airport is located 10 kilometres northwest of Hinton. It is an unmanned airport with maintenance staff members that keep the airport runways safe and clear of snow, ice, and debris. There are phones at the airport for contacting taxi services or other modes of transport. The main phone number is 780-865-4474.

Highways
Hinton is located along Highway 16 (Yellowhead Highway), a major east-west transportation route from Manitoba to British Columbia. Hinton is a member of the Yellowhead Highway Association.
Long highway
Traveling north at the Highway 16 and 40 Junction is the Bighorn Route to Grande Cache and Grande Prairie. Highway 40 South leads to the small community of Cadomin.

View our maps of Hinton and Alberta.

Public Transportation
In 2009, the Hinton Transit System became a permanent service for the residents of Hinton. This service provides transit service 6 days a week throughout the community. The Town of Hinton also manages the Freedom Express service which provides
safe, economical, wheelchair-accessible, and door-to-door transportation for seniors, disabled adults, and children.

Railroads & Buses

Greyhound Bus Service offers Hinton residents access to area communities. Visit their website or call 800.661.8747 for schedule and ticket information.

Hinton is also served by 2 railroad organizations: CN Rail Service and VIA Rail.

Note: VIA Rail is available by reservation only and may be reached by calling 888-VIA-RAIL (888-842-7245).

Summary of Local & Regional Bus Services
Local Service Description Contact Telephone
Hinton Public Transit Routed, 1 hour, Monday through Saturday Service Olga 780-865-6036
Hinton Freedom Express Service Seniors, persons with disabilities of all ages Jim 780-817-0498
First Canada Buslines Private rentals, shuttles Don 780-817-4434
Pine Valley Lodge Seniors Society bus Seniors Trips Vern 780-865-5066
Private: Beaupre and others N/a Beaupre 780-817-2111
Neighborlink, mini-van accessible Medical trips to Edmonton - Seniors, persons with disabilities Heather 780-865-0389
Big Horn Adventures Event shuttles, Tours Linda 780-740-3639
Sun Dog Tours Medical, Edmonton Airport and West Ed. Mall, Rentals Paul or Candace 780-852-4056