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Getting Here

Banff is located in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It's one of five national parks in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It is located along the TransCanada Highway, a well maintained road open year-round. The closest international airport is Calgary (130 km/87 miles away).

Map of town distances to BanffMap of town distances to Banff

Distances to Banff:

Lake Louise:
57km / 45min drive
130km / 1.5hrs drive
290km / 3.5hrs drive
420km / 4.5hrs drive

Almost every major airline flies directly into the Calgary International Airport, which is a short and very scenic 90 minute (130 kilometres or 87 miles) drive to Banff National Park. Catch a convenient shuttle bus connection right from the airport to Banff and Lake Louise.

Don’t forget to buy your Park Pass

Everyone visiting Banff or Lake Louise needs to purchase a National Park Pass. Buy yours online and save time and hassle when arriving at the Park entrance.

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