Saskatoon has many options for getting around the city and traveling to other destinations. Depending upon where you are, your destination may even be within easy walking distance! Make sure to check a map before you start out.
In order to drive in Saskatoon, you will need to have a valid Saskatchewan Driver’s License. Information on getting a driver’s license and buying and registering a car.
Getting around by bicycle is a great way to get to know the city - it’s also good for the environment and good exercise! Bicycling is extremely popular in the spring, summer, and fall; some people even bicycle in the winter. No matter how experienced you are in riding a bicycle, it’s important to make sure that you wear the proper safety equipment, and know and follow the rules of the road.
Learn more about Saskatoon Transit’s many bus routes and how to plan a bus trip.
Taxis & Transportation Network Companies
Saskatoon has several licensed taxi companies companies that operate in the city. Every taxi company is licensed by the City and uses the same minimum fare, so there are no significant differences in cost between different companies.
Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), such as Uber, are a new form of vehicle for hire service in Saskatoon. Unlike taxis, vehicles are dispatched through a transportation network, such as an app maintained by the TNC. Trips cannot be requested through a street hail or from a taxi stand.
Visit Taxis & Transportation Network Companies for more information on how taxis and TNCs are regulated in Saskatoon.
Saskatoon Airport (John G. Diefenbaker International)
At least 60 flights per day arrive from and depart to various cities in Canada and other parts of North America. Taxi and bus service is available at the airport to take passengers to other parts of the city. Visit the airport website.
Saskatoon VIA Rail Station
Saskatoon’s VIA Rail station is about 8 km west of the downtown area. Saskatoon is on “The Canadian” route, which travels from Toronto to Vancouver and back, through the Rocky Mountains.