Travel to Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival

Where is Edmonton? Edmonton is the capital city of the province of Alberta in Canada. It is located in the centre of the province.
Flying in?
Car rentals, taxi cabs, and airport bus service are available at Edmonton International Airport. 
  • Sky Shuttle service can be booked ahead of time by calling 780-465-8515.  It stops at several Edmonton hotels. 
    Registration Package Pick-up
    Takes place at the Nordic Fair between noon and 8 p.m. Friday
    Getting Around

    Driving to the Event
    Both the Start and Finish are easily accessible and are within a 45 minute drive east of Edmonton. The best directions to both the long and short start lines can be found by following the links in Event Details.

    Birkie Shuttles included in Entry Fee: 
    • From Finish Stadium back to the Long Event Start (Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village) running from 1 - 5 p.m.
    • To and from Bethel Transit Station (Sherwood Park) to Short Event Starts / Finish Stadium (spectators also welcome) running from 1 - 5:30 p.m. See Program Guide for details.
    Friday test ski If you want to ski a portion of the course on Friday, a car rental is recommended to get to Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area.