Directions to Banff
Take the TransCanada Highway west to Banff (coming from Calgary).
After you reach the Banff National Park Gates, it will be another 15 minute drive (15km).
Take the First Banff Exit.
Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
Fox Hotel & Suites
Banff Ptarmigan Inn
Moose Hotel & Suites
Hidden Ridge Resort
Banff Rocky Mountain Resort
Inns of Banff
Tunnel Mountain Resort
As Banff becomes a more pedestrian and cycle friendly destination, and Lake Louise implements a parking management plan, the best way to experience Banff National Park will be to plan ahead!
Visit explorethepark.ca for up to date information on parking, transit, access and shuttles to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, and the best ways to explore without your vehicle.
Entry Fees to the National Parks of Canada
All visitors to Banff National Park require a National Park entry pass to offset the costs of the Parks facilities and services. These facilities and services include: picnic areas, scenic lookouts, washrooms, trails and roads as well as friendly and helpful staff at visitor centres, and day-use areas.
Looking for a service from the Airport to Banff and back? Here are a few local companies to help you out.
Brewster Banff Airport Express
Calgary to Banff from $69
Sit back, relax and enjoy express service from the Calgary International Airport to Banff with Brewster Banff Airport Express. With frequent departures, large viewing windows and a flexible 90-min cancellation policy, there’s no better way to access the incredible adventures of Banff National Park.
Save 15% on round-trip bookings
The #1 transportation service in Banff provides a personal touch with frequent departure times and door to door service. All of their vehicles are modern and clean with power outlets on-board, and complimentary water. Leave your hands to the experts, so sit back and relax.