Directions to Banff, Alberta

Directions from Calgary (International Airport)

  • Exit the airport parking and car rental lot and follow signs for Barlow Trail and City Centre
  • Follow Barlow Trail South to 16th Avenue
  • Turn right (west) on 16th Avenue
  • 16th Avenue becomes Trans-Canada Highway 1, which takes you directly to Banff
  • After approximately 120 km (72 miles), stop at the National Park Gates to obtain your Park Pass
  • 15 minutes past the park gate, exit Highway 1 at the Banff/Lake Minnewanka exit
  • Turn left at the exit ramp stop sign onto Banff Ave

Banff National Park is located in the province of Alberta in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It is situated 128 km (80 miles) west of Calgary, 401 km (250 miles) southwest of Edmonton and 850 km (500 mi) northeast of Vancouver.

Distances from Banff, Alberta:
Calgary 128 km
Canmore 26 km
Edmonton 401 km
Golden 134 km
Halifax 5121 km
Jasper 287 km
Lake Louise 58 km
Montreal 3872 km
New York 4448 km
Quebec City 4142 km
Radium 134 km
San Francisco 2050 km
Toronto 3563 km
Vancouver 850 km
Whitehorse 2514 km