The major gateway to Banff is Calgary International Airport (YYC). If you are planning to travel by air, fly into the Calgary airport and travel by ground to Banff.
The total driving distance is approximately 145 km/90 miles. You should plan for an estimated driving time of 2 hours to get from the airport to Banff, pending road and weather conditions.
Shuttle - The Banff Airporter
Let Banff Airporter take care of your transportation needs between Calgary International Airport and Banff. With multiple daily departures wait times will be minimal. Banff Airporter also tracks your flight and will adjust your reservation if you are experiencing any delays. Best of all, you’ll be dropped off right at the Banff Springs Hotel, and on your way back to the airport, picked up right at the Banff Springs Hotel.
Banff Pork Seminar delegates receive a 15% discount for service between the Calgary airport and the Banff Springs Hotel. To check the schedule and book your shuttle, visit http://banffairporter.com/book and use the promotion code pork on the final page (where it says "Apply Promotional Code"). You can also book by calling 1-888-449-2901 ext #1.
If the Banff Airporter’s scheduled times do not work with your flight times, other options are available.
Banff Sedan: www.banffsedan.com or 1-888-449-2901,ext #2.
Several major car rental companies are available at the Calgary airport as well as taxis and other coach/van service. See the airport’s website for information.
For late arrivals or early morning departures, guests may consider staying overnight in a hotel close to the Calgary International Airport. Please contact the Calgary hotels listed below for rates and availability.
Delta Calgary Airport - In Terminal Hotel
Toll Free: 1-888-236-2427 North America Wide
Hilton Garden Inn
2335 Pegasus Road, N.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2E 8C3
Toll Free: 1-800-560-7843 North America Wide