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Transit, Parking and Shuttle Service Around Canmore

Canmore is a very walkable town, and Canmore and the Bow Valley are well serviced by local Roam Transit and private shuttle operations. We encourage sustainable modes of transportation wherever possible.


Summer visitors are encouraged to use shuttle services to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. In fact, private vehicles are no longer allowed at Moraine Lake at all! Learn more about your shuttle options and how to book, here.

Roam Transit

Roam Transit offers year round free transit within Canmore, plus (paid) service to Banff and Lake Louise. It is best to book if you wish to travel from Banff to Lake Louise. Route 5C and 5T ride free in Canmore, and Route 3 gets you to Banff. Find route and schedule information here.

Airport Services

With all the amazing public and private transit options available, and the walkable nature of Canmore, you don’t need to worry about arriving by car! Banff Airporter and Brewster Express offer regular airport transfers to and from Canmore.


Paid parking is in effect in downtown Canmore 8 am – 8 pm, 7 days a week. The Town encourages everyone to walk, bike or take the Roam bus to reduce emissions and ease congestion in the busy downtown area.
View the Town parking map here

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EV Charging Stations

Canmore has several electric vehicle charging stations around town.
  • ArtsPlace (950 8th Ave) – one Level 2 charger, free to the public
  • Petro Canada (1731 Mountain Ave) – four Level 3 (DC fast) chargers – available to the public for a fee
  • Peaks to Prairies station in Miner’s Hall parking lot (718 7th Street) – one Level 2 charger and one Level 3 (DC fast) charger – available to the public for a fee
  • Shops of Canmore (302 Old Canmore Road) – four Level 3 (DC fast) chargers – available to the public for a fee

Walk & Bike

The very best way to get around Canmore is on foot or by bike. With its extensive network of multi-use trails, you can easily travel around town and into surrounding recreation areas. Check out the various paths and trails here. Need a bike? So many options to choose from! Pick up a rental at Gear Up, Rebound Cycle, Trail Sports (at Canmore Nordic Centre) and Pedego Electric Bikes

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