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.

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

How to Get to Canmore


Although Canmore doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Calgary Airport (YYC), which is located 93 km from Canmore. The shortest flight to Canmore from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 26h 43m.


Another option to get to Canmore is to pick up a car hire from Calgary, which is about 90 km from Canmore. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Alamo, among others, in Calgary.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Canmore, including Rider Express, Red Arrow and Cold Shot.

Airports near Canmore

Airlines serving Canmore

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British Airways
Good (2,160 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,743 reviews)
Air France
Good (641 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,649 reviews)
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,709 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (322 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,675 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (162 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (611 reviews)
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Singapore Airlines
Excellent (591 reviews)
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,472 reviews)
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Where to stay in Canmore

Average rates range from around $479 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $397 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Canmore Rocky Mountain Inn and Sunset Mountain Inn and Spa.

Where to stay in popular areas of Canmore

Most booked hotels in Canmore

Pocaterra Inn & Waterslide
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Grande Rockies Resort-Bellstar Hotels & Resorts
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
Canmore Inn & Suites
Good (7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Canmore

Expect to pay $2.23 per litre in Canmore (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $26.72 and $35.63. Intermediate (Honda Civic or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Canmore, while also 33% cheaper than other types, on average.