It's about 180 km (120 miles) from the Calgary International airport
to the Chateau Lake Louise. You can rent a car at the airport and
drive; it is about a three hour drive.
From Calgary International Airport:
Take the only exit road leaving the Airport
Continue to follow this road, it will become Barlow Trail
Take Barlow Trail South to 16th Avenue
Go west (right) onto 16th Avenue
16th Avenue becomes TransCanada Highway 1, which takes you
through to Banff (45 - 60 minute drive)
In Banff National Park, follow the signs for the town of Lake Louise,
on the TransCanada Highway
Forty minutes past the Town of Banff, take the turn off marked for
Turn left at the intersection and proceed straight on this road (4
This will take you directly to the front doors of the hotel
Rocky Mountain Sky Shuttle operates a shuttle between the Calgary
Airport and the Chateau Lake Louise. This shuttle leaves the Calgary
Airport every two hours from 10 AM through 8 PM (and there is a
final van leaving at midnight). They leave the
Chateau Lake Louise every two hours from 5 AM to 7PM.
They are extending a ten percent discount to SOSP attendees ( $45
Canadian one way and $86.40 Canadian both ways. These prices include
taxes.); just tell them when you reserve that you're attending SOSP.
They will need a credit card number to take your reservation.
You should book with them in advance. Even though they run a
regular schedule, given the number of us who may be using them, they
may not have the capacity to take you in the shuttle that leaves
closest after you arrive. You can call them at (888) 762-8754 or
(403) 762-5200, send them a fax at (403) 762-1090, or e-mail them at