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.
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.
View our maps of Hinton and Alberta.
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.
Sundog Tours offers Hinton residents access to area communities. Visit their website or call 1 888 786 3641 for schedule and ticket information.
Summary of Local & Regional Bus Services
|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|
Please also note that the Drinnan Rail Crossing is CN Property and any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the crossing and it's condition should be sent directly by Email or by phoning 1-888-888-5909.