Since Calgary International Airport is just an hour and half from Banff and a little over two hours from Lake Louise, you’ll find a Banff ski vacation is extremely convenient. Calgary International Airport services 84 different cities worldwide via nonstop flights. Once in Calgary ski travelers have the option to take a frequent airport shuttle service to Banff Lake Louise lodging accommodations, or rent a car and drive along the all-weather, four-lane Trans-Canada Highway, aka Hwy 1.
From the airport head North toward Airport Road NE, turn left toward 19 Street NE, turn right onto 19 Street NE, turn left onto 96 Avenue NE/Airport Trail NE W. Merge onto Deerfoot Trail/AB-2 N via the tram. Continue to follow AB-2 N for almost two and half miles. Take exit 271 to merge onto Stoney Trail NW/Alberta 201 W and continue for 15 miles. Take exit 36 for AB-1 W/Trans-Canada Highway and continue for almost 70 miles. Take exit toward Banff. Turn left onto Mt Norquay Road; continue onto Gopher Street/Lynx Street. Turn left onto Wolf Street, then turn onto Banff Avenue. You’ve arrived at your Banff Lake Louise ski vacation