Location - Photo: Nick Fitzhardinge


It is approximately 144 km to get from the Calgary International Airport to The Dorothy Motel. If you are going to drive or rent a car, here are some simple directions to getting here.

Directions from Calgary Airport

  • Take the TransCanada Highway west to Banff.
  • After you reach the Banff National Park Gates, it will be another 15 minute drive (15km).
  • Take the First Banff Exit.
  • Turn left at the stop sign (onto Banff Ave).
  • The Dorothy Motel is approx 5 minute (3.6km) from the exit.
  • You will want to check in at The Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa
  • You will find the Banff Caribou Lodge on your right.
  • Feel free to pull up out front and check in.
  • Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa, 521 Banff Ave, Banff.
  • The Dorothy Motel is down the street at 250 Marmot Cres (behind the Husky Gas Station)

The Dorothy Motel

250 Marmot Cres

PO Box 1070
Banff, Alberta
T1L 1H8

1 (866) 474-0423
(403) 762-3386

Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa

521 Banff Ave
PO Box 1070
Banff, Alberta
T1L 1H8

1 (800) 563-8764
(403) 762-5887

Parks Canada Park Pass Information

Entry Fees to the National Parks of Canada

All visitors to Banff National Park require a National Park entry pass to offset the costs of the Parks facilities and services. These facilities and services include: picnic areas, scenic lookouts, washrooms, trails and roads as well as friendly and helpful staff at visitor centres, and day-use areas.


Looking to get to Banff from Calgary and not rent a car? Take an airport shuttle. There are a few companies that have frequent transfers between Banff and the Calgary International Airport.