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Flights to Banff

Book flights to Banff

Banff is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada. The town itself sits at an elevation of over 1,300 meters and is surrounded by towering mountain peaks, including Mount Rundle and Mount Cascade.

Fun fact: Banff is actually part of Canada's first national park, Banff National Park! Established in 1885, the park is known for its stunning scenery, including glaciers, waterfalls, and turquoise lakes like Lake Louise. The town of Banff serves as a hub for visitors wanting to explore the park's many hiking trails, wildlife-watching opportunities, and outdoor activities.

At Alternative Airlines, we make it simple for you to book flights to Banff - with over 600 airlines to choose from and more than 40 ways to pay, booking flights to Banff couldn't be easier.

Airports near Banff

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Banff, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Banff becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Calgary International Airport

Located approximately 90 miles (145 kilometres) east of Banff, Calgary International Airport is the closest major airport to the city. It is well-connected with numerous domestic and international flights.


Edmonton International Airport

Situated about 200 miles (320 kilometres) north of Banff, Edmonton International Airport is another option for travellers. While it is a bit farther away, it offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Vancouver International Airport

Although it is located on the west coast of Canada, Vancouver International Airport is a major hub with excellent connectivity. It is approximately 550 miles (885 kilometres) west of Banff and may require a connecting flight or a longer drive.


Spokane International Airport

If you are coming from the United States, Spokane International Airport is an option to consider. It is located about 400 miles (645 kilometres) south of Banff and offers domestic and limited international flights. A connecting flight or a longer drive may be required from Spokane to reach Banff.

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Buy your flights to Banff and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Banff offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Banff

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

Experience the Majestic Beauty of Banff National Park

Discover the breathtaking landscapes of Canada's oldest national park. From its stunning turquoise glacier lakes to its towering mountain peaks, Banff National Park offers an unforgettable adventure for nature lovers.

Explore the Historic Banff Springs Hotel

Step back in time and immerse yourself in luxury at the iconic Banff Springs Hotel. Known as Canada's 'Castle in the Rockies', this historic hotel offers world-class amenities amidst a backdrop of spectacular natural beauty.

Embark on an Adventure on the Banff Gondola

Soar to new heights on the Banff Gondola and witness panoramic views of the Canadian Rockies. At the summit, indulge in a unique dining experience at Sky Bistro, where every dish is a journey in itself.

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