Accessible from anywhere
Learn how to get here by airplane below or select a different travel option by clicking on a tab.
Getting Here By Air
The Calgary International Airport is located just 2 hours away from Lake Louise and 1 hour and 15 minutes from the town of Banff. Calgary International Airport was recently voted as one of the world's top five "hassle free" airports.
Where is Lake Louise?
Located in the heart of Alberta’s magnificent Canadian Rockies & Banff National Park, the Lake Louise Ski Resort is short 2-hour drive west of the Calgary International Airport (YYC) along one of the most beautiful & scenic highways western Canada has to offer.
When you enter Canada, a border services officer will ask to see your passport and a valid visa, if you need one.
If you are a citizen of the United States, you need a passport to fly to or transit through a Canadian airport, but not to enter Canada by land or by boat. You must carry proof of your citizenship, such as a birth certificate, certificate of citizenship or naturalization, or a Certificate of Indian Status, as well as photo identification. If you are a permanent resident of Canada or the U.S, you should bring your Permanent Resident Card with you. If you are a member of a Trusted Traveller program, see Visitors to Canada.
The citizens of many countries require a visa to enter Canada, while the citizens of others do not. Find out if you need a visa to enter Canada before you leave your home country. Visas are issued by Canadian government offices abroad. Not all of these offices have visa officers, but those that do not will direct you to the nearest visa office . Canada has introduced a new entry requirement, known as an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), for certain international travellers who fly to Canada. Read about the changes and how they may affect you.
About Lake Louise
Lake Louise is a Canadian ski town like no other. Located in Banff National Park, the Lake Louise Ski Resort offers world-class terrain that is both vast and varied amongst a pristine and inspirational Rocky Mountain setting. With a legendary 4000 skiable acres, 145 named runs, 10 lifts, epic terrain park, and tube park we’re one of North America’s biggest ski resorts.
Travelers are well taken care of at the Lake Louise Ski Resort and have plenty of options for dining, Snow School lessons, and quality ski and snowboard rentals. There’s also an on-site licensed daycare and a well-stocked retail and souvenir shop.
As for accommodations, the village of Lake Louise has all the amenities you will need for your stay including a variety of hotels, restaurants, pubs, bakeries, grocery stores, liquor depots, outdoor sports equipment & apparel boutiques and much more.
About Banff National Park
This word famous reserve is Canada’s first National Park that encompasses 6,641 square kilometers of breathtaking mountain scenery that boasts a huge variety of unique wildlife.
Banff National Park is a true paradise for nature, sightseers and skiers alike!
Set in one of the prettiest Rocky Mountain valleys, and with short access to three award winning ski resorts, Banff is one of the premiere ski destinations in the world. This stunning ski resort town hosts over 4 million visitors annually and has something for everyone. There are tons of unique shops to browse, over 50 accommodation options plus and more than 130 bars, restaurants, coffee shops and bakeries to choose from.
Banff has tons of exciting activities to keep any traveler busy for weeks!
Where is Banff?
The town of Banff is located just 90 minutes west of the Calgary International Airport (YYC) and only 40 minutes from Lake Louise.