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There are 3 ways to get from Banff to Vernon by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Salmon Arm, BC Calgary
  2. Take a taxi from Salmon Arm, BC to Vernon

$152 - $192

Cheapest option

Bus, fly  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
  2. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Kelowna (YLW) YYC - YLW

$147 - $375

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5h 57m

  1. Drive from Banff to Vernon 272.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Banff to Vernon is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Banff to Vernon is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5h 57m.

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The distance between Banff and Vernon is 280 km. The road distance is 436 km.

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The best way to get from Banff to Vernon without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5h 57m and costs $200 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Banff to Vernon, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Kelowna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vernon is 1h behind Banff. It is currently 1:27 AM in Banff and 12:27 AM in Vernon.

Yes, the driving distance between Banff to Vernon is 436 km. It takes approximately 5h 57m to drive from Banff to Vernon.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Calgary Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Vernon. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Banff to Vernon.
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  • Distance: 174.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Banff, AB, Canada and Vernon, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Banff to Vernon. However, you can take the bus to Salmon Arm, BC then take the taxi to Vernon. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Vernon.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Banff, AB to Salmon Arm, BC
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salmon Arm, BC to Vernon
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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