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General Information: Getting Here

Getting Here

Canmore is located on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, 88 kilometres (55 miles) west of Calgary, Alberta.

Calgary to Canmore: The drive from Calgary’s western city limit takes 1 hour via the Trans Canada Highway #1. The drive from Calgary International Airport takes 1.5 hours.

From Canmore: Driving time to Banff town site is 20 minutes (23 kilometres/14 miles) west on Highway #1. Driving time to Lake Louise is 1 hour (83 kilometres/52 miles) west via Highway #1. For a leisurely, more scenic route to Lake Louise, follow Highway #1 to the #1A Bow Valley Parkway exit 8 kilometres (5 miles) west of Banff.

Airport Shuttles:
Banff Airporter - frequent daily scheduled transportation between the Calgary International Airport and Canmore. Private Charter services and activitiy transfers are also available.

Highland VIP - luxury chauffeur driven transportation services in the Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise and Canmore area. Our services include wedding car and bridal parties, Calgary airport transfers, hotel and ski transfers, Graduation parties, special occasions, sightseeing and mountain picnic tours.

Brewster Banff Airport Express - The Brewster Banff Airport Express offers regular daily shuttles between downtown Calgary, Calgary International Airport (YYC), Banff, Canmore, Kananaskis, Stony Nakoda and Lake Louise on deluxe motorcoaches. 

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