Canmore travel guide

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You're Going to Love Canmore

With a population of 12,288, Canmore is a must-see destination in Alberta, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Canmore deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Canmore

If you’re looking for affordable options, Iron Goat Pub & Grill (703 Benchlands Tr.) and crazyweed kitchen (1600 railway ave) are great picks.

When to visit Canmore

Canmore in November
Estimated hotel price
$114
1 night at 3-star hotel
Canmore in November
Estimated hotel price
$114
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Canmore

Plane

Although Canmore doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Calgary Airport (YYC), which is located 58 miles from Canmore. Calgary Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Aeromexico, Condor, Delta and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest flight to Canmore from the United States departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Canmore is to pick up a car rental from Calgary, which is about 56 miles from Canmore. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Calgary.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Canmore, including Rider Express, Cold Shot and Ebus. From Edmonton, the bus ride to Canmore takes 160 miles and will cost you around $36. From Kelowna, the ticket costs about $202 for a journey of 550 miles.

Plane

Although Canmore doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Calgary Airport (YYC), which is located 58 miles from Canmore. Calgary Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Aeromexico, Condor, Delta and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest flight to Canmore from the United States departs from Las Vegas and takes around 2h 45m.

Car

Another option to get to Canmore is to pick up a car rental from Calgary, which is about 56 miles from Canmore. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Routes Car & Truck Rentals, among others, in Calgary.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Canmore, including Rider Express, Cold Shot and Ebus. From Edmonton, the bus ride to Canmore takes 160 miles and will cost you around $36. From Kelowna, the ticket costs about $202 for a journey of 550 miles.

Airports near Canmore

Airlines serving Canmore

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,444 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,943 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,364 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
LOT
Good (665 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
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Where to stay in Canmore

Average rates range from around $292 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $419 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Canmore

Most booked hotels in Canmore

Blackstone Mountain Lodge By Clique
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, 949 reviews)
$240+
The Malcolm Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.9, 694 reviews)
$316+
Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Autograph Collection
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, 384 reviews)
$336+
Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre
3 stars
Excellent (8, 1446 reviews)
$260+
Canmore Rocky Mountain Inn
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 23 reviews)
$220+
Crosswaters Resort
3 stars
Excellent (9.6, 1 review)
$293+

Renting a car in Canmore

Renting a car in Canmore costs $82 per day, on average, or $163 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 3% more expensive than at Calgary.

Expect to pay $5.22 per gallon in Canmore (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $62.69 and $83.58. The most frequently booked car type in Canmore is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Luxury rental cars (Audi A4 or similar) are, on average, 29% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Canmore costs $82 per day, on average, or $163 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 3% more expensive than at Calgary.

Expect to pay $5.22 per gallon in Canmore (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $62.69 and $83.58. The most frequently booked car type in Canmore is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Luxury rental cars (Audi A4 or similar) are, on average, 29% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.