Additional Transportation Options


Air Travel
Yellowhead County maintains the Jasper-Hinton Airport. The airport is located 10 kilometers 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.

Traveling north at 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.

Rail Service

Hinton is 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).

Please also note that the Drinnan Rail Crossing is CN Property and any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the crossing and its condition should be sent directly by Email or by phoning 1-888-888-5909.