Travel Information

Directions to Banff Springs Hotel

The closest airport to the hotel is Calgary International Airport (YYC) located approximately 130 km (80 miles) East of the resort.

A few travel options are listed below.

Airport Shuttle

Leading the Way between the Calgary Airport and the Canadian Rockies for over two decades, Banff Airporter and Banff Sedan are the first choice of scheduled and private transportation.

Banff Airporter offers a scheduled service which departs 10x a day between Calgary Airport and Banff. Receive a 15% discount by clicking Proceed through the reservation and type – BANFF2019 – in the Promo Code section on the final payment page.

Bus Service

This bus runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff at CAD 2 per person. Daily hours of operation are 6:35 am to 11:15 pm (rates subject to change without notice).

Rental Car

A number of well known car rental agencies offer rentals out of the Calgary International Airport (eg. AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, Thrifty, Tiden). Hertz also operates out of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Banff.

Driving Directions

From Calgary AB (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes)

  • From Calgary, head west on Highway 1 (Trans Canada Highway) for approximately 120 km until you reach the Banff National Park entrance gate. The gates are open 24-hours.
  • Once you have passed through the park gates, continue driving West for approximately 10 km until you reach the first exit to Banff (noted as Banff/ Minnewanka Loop).
  • After taking the exit from the highway, turn left at the stop sign onto Banff Avenue. You will drive through the town of Banff until you reach the Bow River Bridge. After crossing the bridge, immediately turn left at the “T” intersection onto Spray Avenue and keep left until you reach the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.


The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is providing a discounted $20 per day parking fee to all participants of the 2019 MOC Summit. Please see a hotel attendant upon arrival for self-parking instructions.