Free Lake Louise Shuttle


It's free, fast and frequent!

A free shuttle service is available between the Lake Louise Gondola, Chateau Lake Louise and the Samson Mall during the summer months. Please be advised that the schedule will change over the summer as our operating hours change. Please check back closer to your expected time in Lake Louise to make sure you have the accurate schedule.

New - Free return shuttle service is now available from the Lake Louise overflow on Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday Mondays. A free Banff shuttle is also available daily between Banff and Lake Louise (see below for details)!

Lake Louise Schedule Effective September 5 to October 8, 2017:
Depart To Gondola Shuttles leave to the Summer Gondola parking lot at these times:
Chateau Lake Louise to Gondola 8:40am, 9:15am, 10:00am, 10:45am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:15pm, 3:50pm, 4:30pm
Samson Mall to Gondola 8:05am, 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:45pm, 1:45pm, 2:45pm, 3:15pm, 3:45pm, 4:15pm, 4:45pm
Lake Louise Overflow Parking to Gondola* 8:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm & 5:00pm

*Available each Saturday & Sunday plus holiday Mondays.

Return From Gondola Shuttles leave from the Summer Gondola parking lot at these times:
Gondola to Chateau Lake Louise 9:35am, 10:20am, 11:05am, 11:50am, 12:10pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 2:50pm, 3:35pm, 4:10pm, 5:10pm, 5:40pm, 6:10pm
Gondola to Samson Mall 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am, 11:45am, 12:10pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:40pm, 6:10pm
Gondola to Lake Louise Overflow Parking* 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm, 4:45pm, 5:20pm, 5:50pm & 6:20pm

*Available each Saturday & Sunday plus holiday Mondays.

Click here to download this schedule (does not include Banff shuttle schedule).

Banff to Lake Louise Schedule Effective Until October 10, 2017:
Depart To Lake Louise Shuttles leave to Samson Mall in Lake Louise at these times:
Banff Train Station to Samson Mall 7:00am, 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm & 5:00pm
Return From Lake Louise Shuttles leave Samson Mall in Lake Louise to the Banff Train Station at these times:
Samson Mall to Banff Train Station 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm & 6:00pm

Please note: Locations and times are subject to change without notice. Have questions? Call us at 1-403-760-1222.

Free Banff to Lake Louise Shuttle

Park and ride with a FREE daily shuttle service between the Banff Train Station and the village of Lake Louise. Service is offered daily from May 19 - October 10, 2017.

Free Banff to Lake Louise Summer Bus Schedule:

  • Hourly starting 7:00am from the Banff Train Station to the Samson Mall in the Hamlet of Lake Louise.
  • Hourly starting 8:00am. from the Samson Mall in the Hamlet of Lake Louise to the Banff Train Station.
  • Last pick up from the Banff Train Station heading to Samson Mall at 5:00pm.
  • Last pick up from the Samson Mall heading to the Banff Train station at 6:00pm.

Banff to Lake Louise shuttles link with shuttles provided within the Lake Louise area to the Upper Lake in the summer and to Moraine Lake in Larch Season.

Plenty of Free Parking

Pass the line ups and get guaranteed free parking for your car or RV! There's always plenty of parking available here at the Lake Louise Gondola! Drive in and park your car or RV instantly in any of our huge parking lots conveniently located just outside of the main day lodge.

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