Banff Centre Maps and Directions

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Banff Centre Campus Map
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Calgary International Airport to Banff

Banff Airporter Express Shuttle from Calgary Airport to Banff Alberta

Banff Airporter is the official airport shuttle provider of The Banff Centre and the best way to get to and from Calgary Airport. Banff Airporter offers 9 departures daily between Calgary Airport and The Banff Centre. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery as you travel to Banff.

You can also book by calling toll free: 1-888-449-2901 or 1-403-762-3330 ext 1, or for questions and more information, email: info@banffairporter.com.

Early morning Calgary Airport departure? Late night arrival? Another option is to travel to and from The Banff Centre in comfort and style with Banff Airporter's sedan service, Banff Sedan. On your arrival, your driver will meet you at your flight gate, ready to transfer you directly to Banff, regardless of flight time. To book call Banff Sedan on 1-403-762-3330 ext 2 or email charters@banffairporter.com.

Directions from Calgary Airport to Banff

If you choose to travel by private vehicle, you will find the route is well-signed and the trip from the Calgary International Airport to Banff takes approximately 90 minutes.

  1. Depart airport and take Deerfoot Trail (Highway 2 North)
  2. Take the exit for Stoney Trail NW heading West aproximately 4km after arriving on Deerfoot Trail. Signs should indicate it heads towards Banff and Highway 1.
  3. 23 km later you will have circumvented the city centre, take the exit for Trans-Canada Highway 1 West (Banff).
  4. Continue West approximately 90 km on the Trans-Canada Highway 1 and eventually this will take you through the park gates.
  5. Once through the park gates, continue aproximately 10 km and take the first exit to the town of Banff.

View a map with directions from Calgary Airport to The Banff Centre (via Google Maps)

Directions to Reception and Hotel

  1. Traveling westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway 1 from Calgary, take the first exit to Banff.  
  2. Make a left-hand turn at the base of this exit ramp. Follow this road (Banff Avenue) into the town of Banff. Continue on Banff Avenue.
  3. At Buffalo Street, turn left and follow Buffalo Street uphill. After the sharp corner you'll see the entrance to The Banff Centre (and St. Julien Road) to your left. The reception is just a hundred meters to your right.

Directions to parking for concerts and performances

  1. Traveling westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway 1 from Calgary, take the first exit to Banff.  
  2. Make a left-hand turn at the base of this exit ramp. Follow this road (Banff Avenue) into the town of Banff. Continue on Banff Avenue.  
  3. At Wolf Street, turn left and follow Wolf Street to the base of Tunnel Mountain.
  4. Turn right onto St. Julien Road and follow the road uphill to The Banff Centre.  At the top of the hill turn left onto St. Julien Way and you will see the Theatre Complex on your right and follow the parking signs to the Parkade below the Music & Sound Building.
  5. You can easily access Eric Harvie Theatre, Margaret Greenham Theatre, and The Club from the parkade.

A view of the Trans Canada Pipeline building and Cascade Mountain

The Banff Centre is located in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The spectacular beauty of the Canadian Rockies surrounds our campus spread over 43 acres of land on the west side of Tunnel Mountain and just a few blocks from downtown Banff.

Download a pamphlet containing maps of the campus and the town of Banff (pdf)

Parking

Long-term parking is available in two locations on campus: the underground parkade on the north side of campus and the visitor parking lot on the south end of campus. Short term parking is available throughout campus, as noted on the campus map. Check-in is at the Professional Development Centre. Campus directories are located at the two entrances.