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Explore the Park

Banff and Lake Louise Public Transit

How to get around Banff National Park

The best park experience happens when you plan ahead, leave your car behind, and explore using our many shuttle and transit options. Use the guides below to find transit and shuttles options to access all our main attractions. Parks Canada shuttle reservations must be made in advance walk-up seating is not available.

Parking is limited at popular locations in Banff National Park and fills up early. Find more information on parking here.

Not only is transit the easiest way to explore popular locations in Banff and Lake Louise, but it also keeps our parks beautiful and helps protect our wildlife.

Visiting Lake Louise or Moraine Lake 

If you are planning to visit Lake Louise and Moraine Lake from May to October, 2022, plan ahead and reserve a Parks Canada shuttle in advance. The Lake Louise and Moraine Lake shuttles are the best way to ensure you see both lakes in one day. Reservations must be made ahead of time and are available on the Parks Canada website. Check out our handy How To Book guide for more information.

New in 2022: The Lake Louise Park and Ride has moved! It is now located at the Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola - 1 Whitehorn Rd, Lake Louise, AB.

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Stay in the know on the best way to explore the park by signing up for transit and shuttle email alerts.

Getting Here

Getting to Banff and Lake Louise is all part of the adventure. Find out more about your transportation options.

Transit & Shuttles

Explore Banff National Park with Roam Transit, shuttles and tour operators throughout the year.

Lake Louise Summer Shuttle

Find out how to book your Parks Canada shuttle seats to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake this summer.

Parking

When you drive into the park, use these tools to plan your route and find parking in advance.

Other ways to get around

Discover alternative ways to explore Banff National Park by bike, hike or a sightseeing tour.

RV & Camping

Arrive at your campsite and get ready to explore. Use these tips to make the most of your visit to the mountains.

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Plan Your Stay

Browse and book accommodation and lodging packages with our trip planning tool. To learn about the different types of accommodation available in Banff and Lake Louise, visit our Places to Stay page or Contact Us to speak to a local expert.