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Explore The Park

Calgary to Banff

Leave the car at home! Relax and enjoy the scenery, even before you reach the park, using several transit options from Calgary to Banff National Park.

Travelling from Calgary to Banff? Choose from On-It Regional Transit (seasonal) or Banff Express for a hassle free journey to Banff.

  • Travel with On-It Regional Transit from downtown Calgary to Banff. Operating from June until October 9, on Thursdays through Sundays and statutory holidays, with several departures available. Plan ahead and secure your tickets online.
  • Departing twice daily on Tuesday through Sunday, the Banff Express travels from Eau Claire Market, HI Calgary City Centre Hostel or Foothills Hospital to Canmore or Banff. Prices vary, booking required.

Getting Around Banff National Park

Once you've arrived in Banff take advantage of the numerous transit and shuttle options available to the top sightseeing locations in Banff National Park including Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Johnston Canyon and Lake Minnewanka. Be sure to book these in advance.

Transit & Shuttles

Don’t forget to buy your Park Pass

In addition to transit and shuttle fees, everyone visiting Banff or Lake Louise needs to purchase a Park Pass for entry into the National Park. Buy yours online and save time and hassle when arriving at the park entrance.

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