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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 step out of your vehicle and explore. Plan ahead to get the most of your trip to Banff and Lake Louise. Use the guides below to explore car-free with transit and shuttles, learn about RV access, and find real time parking information.

Not only is transit the easiest way to explore popular locations in Banff and Lake Louise, by taking transit you are helping to protect this beautiful place and preserving the environment for future generations. 

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 ahead of time. The Lake Louise and Moraine Lake shuttles are the best way to ensure you see both lakes in one day. Reservations are now open for booking 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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Real time Parking Information

Parking is limited at popular locations in Banff National Park. Check real time parking information in Banff National Park and the town of Banff to help you prepare for your day. Find more information on parking here.

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.

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.

Lake Louise Summer Shuttle

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

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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.