137 Banff Ave, Banff, AB ..Call Us: 403-985-3734

Directions and Travel Options

Directions by car

We are located at:

137 Banff Ave.
Banff, Alberta

Directions from Calgary:

The closest airport to Banff is the Calgary International Airport. When exiting the airport take a left onto Airport Road NE . Then continue on to Barlow Trail NE Provincial Route 2A N for 600m. Turn left onto Airport Trail NE. Merge onto Provincial Route 2 S/ Deerfoot Trail NE via the ramp on the left towards the city centre. Take the Trans Canada Highway (Highway 1) 16 Ave NW exit (exit 258). Keep right at the fork to go onto Provincial Route 1 W / Trans Canada Highway West. Follow the Trans Canada Highway for about 120 km till you get to the first Banff exit. Take the exit and keep left. Turn left towards Banff. Stay on Banff Avenue for about 4.5 km and the hotel will be on the right hand-side.


Directions from the Northwest:

Coming from the Northwest on Highway 1 take the first exit. Turn right onto Mt. Norquay Rd. towards Banff. Follow this street until it becomes Gopher St. Then turn slightly right onto Lynx St. Turn left onto Caribou St. The hotel will be on you right hand side just before the next traffic light.


Chart of Distances & Travel Times

  Miles Kilometers Hours
Banff to Calgary 80 125 1.5
Banff to Columbia Icefield 112 180 2.5 – 3
Banff to Jasper 179 288 3 – 3.5
Banff to Kamloops 305 491 5 – 6
Banff to Lake Louise 34 55 0.75 – 1
Banff to Vancouver 532 857 9 – 10


By Bus

From Calgary

From Calgary International Airport or downtown Calgary, there are two companies offering direct shuttles to Banff. To check their price and availability, go to Brewster or Banff Airporter. You can choose to be dropped off anywhere in Banff, but the closest stop to the hotel will be the coach parking behind the Mount Royal Hotel just opposite the King Edward Hotel. There is a third company who only picks you up in downtown Calgary and goes direct to Banff, please check the Greyhound website for more information.


From Vancouver

The company Greyhound can pick you up in Vancouver, the trip lasts around 10-12 hours depending on road conditions and traffic. They will pick you up and drop you off at the Greyhound stations only, the only station in Banff is located 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel.