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At Banff Sunshine Village you'll feel a world away, without the hassle of complicated directions. Banff Sunshine Village is conveniently located just 135 km (80 miles) west of the Calgary International Airport and only 8 km (5 miles) west of Banff on the Trans-Canada Highway (#1).

 

Gondola Hours

The Banff Sunshine Village Gondola runs from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Sunday through Thursday and from 8 A.M. to 10 P.M. on Fridays.

By Air

Calgary International Airport, your gateway to the Rockies.

 

Calgary International Airport

The Calgary International Airport in one of Canada's most connected airports. With YYC's new international terminal, flying in and out of Calgary has never been easier. The Calgary International Airport is served by non-stop flights from major cities throughout the world, including London, Amsterdam, Beijing, Mexico City, Frankfurt, Newark, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Denver, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and many other North American and international airports.

 

Rental Cars

To pick up your rental car, head to the Rental Car Center. It is located on the Departures level across the roadway from the main terminal building. It can also be accessed by the elevator lobby across the arrivals roadway. Our On-Airport Car Rental companies operate out of the Rental Car Centre.

 

Banff Shuttle Busses

From the Calgary International Airport you can hop on the Banff Airporter, The Brewster Bus, Or Banff Transportation to get to Banff. Visit the YYC website to learn more.

Map of how to get to Sunshine Village

International Travel Times

Destination

Distance

Time

Montreal

3604 km

4.75hrs

Toronto

3420 km

4.25hrs

New York

3866 km

5.25hrs

Chicago

2577 km

3.75hrs

Orlando

4439 km

5.5hrs

Dallas

3040 km

4hrs

Denver

1769 km

2.5hrs

Los Angeles

2542 km

3hrs

San Francisco

2111 km

2.75hrs

Seattle

1101 km

1.5hrs

Vancouver

1002 km

1.5hrs

By Road

 

Driving Directions

  • To Banff Sunshine Village from Calgary International Airport: Get on Deerfoot Trail/AB-2 N from Airport Rd NE and 96 Ave NE/Airport Trail NE W 9 min (4.8 km)
  • Head west on Airport Rd NE
  • 95 m Keep right to stay on Airport Rd NE 1.3 km
  • Continue onto Barlow Trail NE N 600 m
  • Turn left onto 96 Ave NE/Airport Trail NE W 1.9 km
  • Use the right lane to merge onto Deerfoot Trail/AB-2 N via the ramp to Deerfoot Trail Take Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W to Range Rd 130A in Improvement District No. 9. Take the exit toward Sunshine from Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W 1 h 25 min (148 km)
  • Merge onto Deerfoot Trail/AB-2 N 2.9 km Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 271 for Alberta 201 W/Stoney Trail 2.8 km Merge onto Stoney Trail NW/AB-201 W 21.8 km
  • Take exit 36 for AB-1 W/Trans Canada Highway W toward 16 Avenue N/Banff 650 m
  • Merge onto Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W 119 km
  • Take the exit toward Sunshine 1.0 km Drive to Sunshine Rd Continue on the Sunshine Access Road for 8.3 km

 

From Banff, Canmore and Calgary

  • Head west on the Trans Canada Highway, and follow the signs to take the Sunshine Village exit. Continue on the Sunshine access road for 8.3 km.

 

By Shuttle

 

From Banff

Banff Sunshine Village offers daily bus service to and from Banff to Sunshine. The Banff Shuttle Buses are FREE with any Sunshine Village or Ski Big 3 season pass or lift ticket.

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From Airport

Return Shuttles can be caught out front of the Creekside Lodge. They leave every hour and 15 minutes starting at 2:30 pm till 6:30 pm.

Banff and Banff Sunshine are easy to get to and explore without a car. To get to Banff from the Calgary International Airport, you can book a ticket on one of several transportation services. Choose from the Banff Airporter, The Brewster Bus, Or Banff Transportation for private service to Banff.

From Calgary or Canmore

Headed to Banff Sunshine Village from Calgary or Canmore? Book a seat on the Sunshine Coach. Reserve online here: http://www.sunshinecoach.com/reservations/

Via Rideshare

See who else is headed to Banff Sunshine for a ski day on the app Driving Anyways

 

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ROAM Transit

ROAM Transit offers users public transportation throughout the Bow Valley.  Routes offered within Banff and Canmore, as well as between the two towns.  Click the link below for schedules, routes and more information. 

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