There are 4 ways to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Calgary (YYC) MSP - YYC

$264 - $626

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Bus  •  37 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND 927
  2. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB

$177 - $362

2 alternative options

Bus via Fargo  •  35 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fargo to US/Canadian Border
  3. Take the bus from US/Canadian Border to Winnipeg Airport
  4. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  5. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB

$180 - $380

Drive  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park 1373.8 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 22 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park is to fly which costs $260 - $650 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park. However, there are services departing from Marshall Ave & Montrose Place and arriving at Banff, AB via Hennepin Ave & Uptown Station - Gate B, Minneapolis, MN, Grand Forks, ND, Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 1 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis–Saint Paul and Banff National Park is 1120 miles. The road distance is 1373.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 19 min and costs $180 - $380.

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park, including transfers.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park is to fly which takes 8 h 19 min and costs $260 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $380 and takes 35 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 1 min.

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Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park is 1374 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 33 min to drive from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., WestJet, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Calgary Airport.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park.
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  • Distance: 1119.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN, USA and Banff National Park, AB, Canada?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park via Hennepin Ave & 10th St N, Minneapolis, MN, Fargo, ND, Fargo, US/Canadian Border, Winnipeg Airport, Winnipeg, MB, Calgary, AB, and Banff, AB in around 35 h 19 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo to US/Canadian Border
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from US/Canadian Border to Winnipeg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40

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