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Roam Public Transit Service

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Excellent Bus Service

Several routes, efficient and timely service, helpful drivers. Most routes were 5 CAD for a day... read more

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Chris C
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Best value for money

We used routes 1,2,6 and 8x. This is a very economical way to see around Banff. The drivers are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
VickiL35
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Perth, Australia
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Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission The BVRTSC is a government agency, made up of the towns of Banff and Canmore and Improvement District #9, and is authorized to provide public passenger transportation services in the Bow Valley. We...more
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221 Beaver Street, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Several routes, efficient and timely service, helpful drivers. Most routes were 5 CAD for a day pass. The Lake Louise route cost 20 CAD for a day pass but included all other routes for the day. We used the service every day of our stay...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We used routes 1,2,6 and 8x. This is a very economical way to see around Banff. The drivers are exceptionally pleasant, efficient and informative. Service is usually only 30 minutes apart. The 8X runs about hourly to Lake Louise for $8CAN or $4 for Seniors...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank VickiL35
Reviewed 5 days ago

Accidentally went a very long way! What a great service with pleasant drivers. It's amazing hkw far you can travel on this local service.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The timetable was on point with arrival and departure times which made life easier. We had no problem finding the bus stops and the drivers were very kind and helpful.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank nezb1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in the town of Banff or in Banff National Park consider taking public transit. There are seasonal routes open during Summer like the Lake Minnewanka Route and Cave and Basin Route. Almost everywhere you go Roam got you covered even going to the next...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank siegfr3d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the first time that we took the buses. (route 1 and 2) Both of the drivers were extremely helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank olivial494
RoamPublicTransit, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Roam Public Transit Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy First Roam! We're glad you enjoyed your transit experience in Banff. We'll see you next time!

Reviewed April 16, 2019

We received complimentary passes from our hotel. We got a schedule and just kept it with us so we could keep track of the bus times. The bus took us from the main street area up to the Banff Springs hotel for an event. So...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank smartymarty111
RoamPublicTransit, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Roam Public Transit Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the glowing review - glad you enjoyed using the local transit system and we hope you'll Roam again soon!

Reviewed April 13, 2019

The Roam system is so easy to use and runs frequently throughout the region. The drivers are super helpful and friendly and make the trip fun for everyone!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank csemrad
RoamPublicTransit, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Roam Public Transit Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the glowing review! We hope you'll Roam again soon!

Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Very useful from Rimrock Hotel out of town taking only about 10mins. However, long waits at some times of day were irritating.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DaveyPez
RoamPublicTransit, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Roam Public Transit Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking Roam! We will be increasing frequency with our summer service starting May 17!

Reviewed March 20, 2019

Have used the bus service many times when staying in Banff to travel to Canmore. It was great news this year that there is now a service to Lake Louise. The lake is stunning and was completely frozen when we visited. It only costs 8...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lorraine M
RoamPublicTransit, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Roam Public Transit Service, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2019

We're so glad you tried Route 8! We are very happy with this addition and glad you are too. Thanks again!

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hihi699
January 21, 2019|
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Response from RoamPublicTransit | Property representative |
Hello there, yes, the Banff-Lake Louise Regional Route 8 will be in service during your trip in May. Summer service will begin shortly after your trip and will include routes to Lake Louise as well. Hope this helps!
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villegasmg
August 29, 2018|
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Response from RoamPublicTransit | Property representative |
Hello there - when do you arrive in Banff? We will start providing Roam service to Lake Louise on Oct. 9, running every day. However, it will not go to the resort itself, but it will get you to the village. Thanks!
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MarlotJohanna
June 18, 2018|
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Response from RoamPublicTransit | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately, only certified assistance animals are allowed on board on leash. Otherwise, they must be able to be kept in a cage during the ride. We'll pass on this feedback though. Thank you!
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