DAILY OPERATING HOURS

October 15 – December 19

Banff Gondola Mon-Tues: 10 AM – 4:30 PM*
Wed-Sun: 10 AM – 8:30 PM*
Sky Bistro Mon-Tues: Closed
Wed-Sun: 11 AM – 8:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 11 AM – 4:30 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Co. Mon-Tues: 10 AM – 4 PM
Wed-Sun: 10 AM – 6 PM

December 20 – January 5, 2020

Banff Gondola Daily: 10 AM – 8:30 PM*
January 5: 10 AM – 4:30 PM*
Sky Bistro Daily: 11 AM – 8:30 PM
January 5: 11 AM – 4:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 11 AM – 4:30 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Co. Mon-Tues: 10 AM – 4 PM
Wed-Sun: 10 AM – 6 PM

January 6 – January 17

Banff Gondola & Restaurants CLOSED FOR ANNUAL MAINTENANCE

January 18 – March 12

Banff Gondola Mon-Tues: 10 AM – 4:30 PM*
Wed-Sun: 10 AM – 8:30 PM*
Sky Bistro Mon-Tues: Closed
Wed-Sun: 11 AM – 8:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 11 AM – 4 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Co. Mon-Tues: 10 AM – 4 PM
Wed-Sun: 10 AM – 6 PM

March 13 – April 9

Banff Gondola Mon-Tues: 10 AM – 4:30 PM*
Wed-Sun: 10 AM – 9:30 PM*
Sky Bistro  Mon-Tues: Closed
Wed-Sun: 11 AM – 9:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 11 AM – 4:30 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Co. Mon-Tues: 10 AM – 4 PM
Wed-Sun: 10 AM – 7 PM

April 10 – May 14

Banff Gondola Daily: 9 AM – 9:30 PM*
Sky Bistro Daily: 11 AM – 9:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 11 AM – 4:30 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Co. Daily: 8 AM – 6 PM

May 15 – June 25

Banff Gondola Daily: 8 AM – 9:30 PM*
Sky Bistro Daily: 11 AM – 9:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 11 AM – 8 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Co. Daily: 8 AM – 4 PM

June 26 – September 7

Banff Gondola Daily: 8 AM – 10:30 PM*
Sky Bistro Daily: 11 AM – 10:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 8 AM – 9 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Daily: 8 AM – 7 PM

September 8 – October 12

Banff Gondola Daily: 8 AM – 9:30 PM*
Sky Bistro Daily: 11 AM – 9:30 PM
Northern Lights Daily: 11 AM – 8 PM
Castle Mountain Coffee Daily: 8 AM – 6 PM
  • *Last ride up: 30 minutes prior to close
  • *Last ride down: at closing time
  • Last seating at Sky Bistro: 2 hours prior to close
  • Last seatings at Northern Lights: half-hour to 1 hour prior to close for lunch and dinner
  • Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended.
  • Hours subject to change without notice. GST not included. Attraction tickets are non-refundable.
  • Pets are welcome and encouraged to explore all trails and outdoor areas of the Banff Gondola, however due to the safety and comfort of all our guests, pets are not permitted within the gondola cabins or summit building. Service animals are welcome in all areas of the Banff Gondola when accompanied by their owners.

Getting to the Banff Gondola

The Banff Gondola is located at the base of Sulphur Mountain at the end of Mountain Avenue in Banff, Alberta in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

ROAM TRANSIT LOCAL ROUTE 1
The Banff Gondola is serviced year-round by Bow Valley ROAM Transit Services. Buses run regularly, with stops along Banff Avenue. Contact ROAM Transit for information at 403.762.0606.
$2/ RIDE | $1/ AGES 6-13

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
From Banff Ave, travel south to the end, turn left after the bridge onto Spray Ave. Stay right onto Mountain Ave and follow that to the end where you will find the Banff Gondola parking lot. Please note parking at the Banff Gondola is very limited.


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