There are 2 ways to get from Banff to Yellowknife by bus, plane or car

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Bus, fly  •  5 h 33 min

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

$218 - $578

1 alternative option

Drive  •  23 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Banff to Yellowknife 1193.9 miles

$150 - $230

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The distance between Banff and Yellowknife is 1256 km. The road distance is 1910.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Banff to Yellowknife, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Yellowknife Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 28 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Banff to Yellowknife is 1910 km. It takes approximately 23 h 39 min to drive from Banff to Yellowknife.

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

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There are 30+ hotels available in Yellowknife. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Banff to Yellowknife.
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  • Distance: 785 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Banff, AB, Canada and Yellowknife, NT, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Banff to Yellowknife. However, you can take the bus to Calgary International Airport, AB, take the walk to Calgary airport, fly to Yellowknife, then take the taxi to Yellowknife. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Yellowknife.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary International Airport, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com

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