Banff is located a scenic 1-1/2 hour drive 130 kilometers (80 miles) west of the City of Calgary, Alberta. The Calgary International Airport services daily flights from most major centres in Canada, the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. Motorcoach service is available directly from the airport or downtown Calgary. Major car rental companies, such as Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz are located at the Calgary International Airport and in Banff. For local transportation, taxi service is available in Banff. Coach hire is available through Brewster Transportation & Tours.
Receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter’s scheduled shuttle service between the Calgary Airport and Banff Centre. Click www.banffairporter.com/book. Proceed through the reservation and type – IPOS2019 – in the Promo Code section on the final payment page to receive the discount.
Summer and Fall
• golfing • cycle tours • guided hiking (day trips and overnight camping to back-country lodges) • heli-tours and heli-hiking • rock climbing • guided climbing (day and overnight excursions) • horseback riding (half-day, full-day, and overnight) • river rafting • gondola and chairlift rides • guided fishing trips • kayaking • bus tours • canoeing
Banff’s elevation is approximately 1,384 metres (4,540 feet). If you are not used to the elevation, it may take a few days to acclimatize. Banff has a cool dry climate. The area is subject to sudden, dramatic changes in temperatures and conditions. Autumn is typically clear and sunny, with daytime temperatures in the 10°C to 15°C (50-60°F) range and nighttime temperatures slightly below freezing. Come prepared to enjoy the many outdoor recreational opportunities available in Banff National Park, or indoors at the Centre’s recreation facility.
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