Travelling to Banff
The Town of Banff is located in the southwestern corner of Banff National Park www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/banff/index.aspx, about 90 minutes driving time west of Calgary via the Trans-Canada Highway.
For those flying to Banff, the closest airport is Calgary International Airport (YCC). Car rental and convenient shuttle service is available from the airport to the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.
We have negotiated preferred delegate rates for shuttle service between Calgary and Banff on Brewster Travel. Service includes pick-up at major hotels in downtown Calgary or the Calgary International Airport and drop-off at all hotels in Banff.
Please make your shuttle reservation online through Brewster’s convenient Explore Rockies website www.explorerockies.com/airport-shuttles – to obtain our preferred 30% discount off the published regular one-way fare of $49.95 be sure to input our promo code ISL/NASL when prompted. Credit card payments are taken at the time of booking – should you change your mind, full refunds are provided for cancellations that are made at least 90 minutes prior to the posted departure time.
We have also arranged for discounts on all sightseeing tours offered by Brewster Travel – the promo code ISL-Partners will also get you 10% off on any of their sightseeing yours during your stay. Go to www.explorerockies.com/sightseeing-tours/banff-tours.aspx to see their current list of tours running from Banff or www.explorerockies.com/sightseeing-tours/calgary-tours.aspx to view their Calgary tours. As the tour discount is different from the shuttle discount, please ensure that you reserve tours and shuttle service as separate transactions on the Explore Rockies website to be sure the discounts are applied correctly..
Banff National Park Entry Fee
The Town of Banff www.banff.ca has a very special distinction in Canada as it is entirely located within one of our most scenic and historical national parks. As such, all visitors driving to Banff will need to purchase a park pass for the duration of their stay.
Park passes are purchased as one enters the park by car at the entrance gates on the Trans-Canada Highway. The 2012 price is $9.80 daily per adult – the price for access to all of Canada’s 27 national parks for the entire year is $67.70.