There are 6 ways to get from Banff to Kalispell by bus, car, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, drive, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Kelowna, BC
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna, BC to Christina Lake, BC
  3. Drive from Christina Lake, BC to Kettle Falls, WA
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
  5. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to Whitefish Amtrak

$164 - $333

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  29 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Coquitlam, BC
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
  3. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Whitefish Amtrak

$190 - $441

Drive  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Banff to Kalispell 374.7 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Kalispell  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Kalispell (FCA) YYC - FCA

$303 - $955

Fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Lethbridge (YQL) YYC - YQL
  2. Drive from Lethbridge to Kalispell

$180 - $460

Fly to Cranbrook, drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Cranbrook (YXC) YYC - YXC
  2. Drive from Cranbrook to Kalispell

$233 - $575

What companies run services between Banff, AB, Canada and Kalispell, MT, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Banff to Kalispell hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane Amtrak to Whitefish Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Everett Amtrak to Whitefish Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Banff, AB to Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$50 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $85
Bus from Kelowna, BC to Christina Lake, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Bus from Banff, AB to Coquitlam, BC
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Banff to Kalispell?

The distance between Banff and Kalispell is 344 km. The road distance is 599 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Banff to Kalispell?

The cheapest way to get from Banff to Kalispell is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Banff to Kalispell?

The quickest way to get from Banff to Kalispell is to drive which takes 7 h 22 min and costs $60 - $95.

How long does it take to get from Banff to Kalispell?

It takes approximately 22 h 24 min to get from Banff to Kalispell, including transfers.