The Grande Prairie Regional Airport, located 6.5 km west of the downtown centre, is operated and maintained by the City of Grande Prairie. The airport provides daily scheduled Air Carrier Service, including aircraft refuelling, parking, maintenance and storage. Other services include aircraft/helicopter commercial operations/charters, rental cars, taxi, limousine service and cafeteria amenities. As well, air cargo can be shipped to any part of the world.
Canadian Regional, West Jet and Peace Air currently offer flights to major centres in Alberta and British Columbia., including Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary. Non-stop service between Grande Prairie, Edmonton and Calgary is provided.
Alberta RailNet provides freight service to Grande Prairie. The railway links Grande Prairie to the ports of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Churchill, Thunder Bay, and Hay River in the Northwest Territories.
The Alberta Resources Railway runs between Grande Prairie and Hinton, where it joins the CN main line. The railway was originally built to accelerate the development of natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum, in the area between Grande Prairie and the CN main line.
Highway 43 provide access to Edmonton and southern Alberta. Highway 2 and Highway 35 (the Mackenzie Highway) lead to the Northwest Territories.
Highway 43 also goes west to Dawson Creek, British Columbia, and joins the Alaska Highway going north, the John Hart Highway going south to Prince George, and the ports of Prince Rupert and Vancouver.
Highway 40 heads due south from Grande Prairie to connect with the Yellowhead Highway just east of the entrance to Jasper National Park. The hard top of this highway was completed in July, 1996.
The City is well served by numerous freight and resource related industry trucking companies.
Greyhound provides regularly scheduled passenger and courier service to the City's bus depot. A number of charter bus companies also operate out of Grande Prairie.
Grande Prairie also has a Public Transit bus system.
Couriers and Taxis
Numerous taxis and courier companies serve the city and the surrounding region.