There are 5 ways to get from Minneapolis–Saint Paul to Banff National Park by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  8 h 19 min

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

$264 - $626

Cheapest option

Bus via Fargo  •  35 h 44 min

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

$164 - $356

3 alternative options

Bus  •  37 h 26 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 - $352

Train, bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Everett, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  3. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB

$283 - $813

Drive  •  22 h 33 min

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

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

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 takes 8 h 19 min and costs $260 - $650.

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The distance between Minneapolis–Saint Paul and Banff National Park is 1792 km. The road distance is 2198 km.

Get driving directions

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

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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 26 min.

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

Delta, United Airlines and three 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, Winnipeg Airport, Winnipeg, MB, Calgary, AB, and Banff, AB in around 35 h 44 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 Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 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 Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $650
Room
$800 - $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
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo to Winnipeg Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Schedules 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
Schedules 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
Schedules 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 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $100
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$120 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Everett, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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