Transportation & Access

Radium has extensive resources to facilitate business relocation and/or expansion.

Located at the intersection of Highways 95 (Golden/Cranbrook) and 93 (Banff/Calgary), the Village of Radium Hot Springs lies at the north end of the Columbia Valley in the East Kootenay region of B.C. Kootenay National Park is located immediately to the east of the Village. Described as the “warm side of the Rockies,” the Columbia Valley is an outdoor playground for recreational enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Distance to Canadian/U.S. Destinations

Community     km   miles
Invermere 16 9
Golden 103 64
Cranbrook 144 89
Calgary 261 162
Lethbridge 428 266
Kelowna 452 281
Edmonton 548 340
Vancouver 814 506
Kalispell, MT 344 214
Couer d'Alene, ID 397 247
Spokane, WA 441 274



Market Access (Columbia Valley):

  • Over 9,000 permanent and 20,000 seasonal residents in the Columbia Valley (Canal Flats to Golden).
  • Radium lies within the “magical” three hour real estate radius of most parts of the Calgary metro region and is a destination of choice for recreational property owners from Calgary (70%), Edmonton (20%), and B.C. (5%).
  • U.S. border within a 2.5 hour drive (215 km).
  • Canadian Rockies International Airport (Cranbrook, is the nearest airport (2 hours), with daily flights to Calgary, Vancouver, and Kelowna, and flights to Victoria. The Calgary International Airport (3.5 hours, offers scheduled non-stop flights to major cities in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, and East Asia.


Approximate distance from Calgary/Edmonton to (hours):