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There are 5 ways to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly, shuttle

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Calgary (YYC)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton International Airport to Calgary Downtown
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - Downtown to Banff, AB - Elk Street Transit Hub

3 alternative options

Bus via Edmonton South - Ramada

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton South, AB - 5035 Gateway Blvd NW to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall to Banff, AB

Bus via Edmonton Downtown

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary International Airport
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Banff, AB

Drive

  1. Drive from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff
Edmonton Airport (YEG) → Banff
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Banff is 1-833-784-4397.

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The social distance requirement in Banff is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff is to fly and shuttle which takes 2h 50m and costs $370 - $750.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff. However, there are services departing from Edmonton International Airport and arriving at Banff, AB - Elk Street Transit Hub via Calgary, AB - Downtown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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The distance between Edmonton Airport (YEG) and Banff is 273 km. The road distance is 388.7 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff, including transfers.

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Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff bus services, operated by EBus Canada, depart from Edmonton International Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Edmonton Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff bus services, operated by On-It Transit, arrive at Banff, AB - Elk Street Transit Hub station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff is 389 km. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff.

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Map of how to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff.
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  • Distance: 272.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 50m

What companies run services between Edmonton Airport (YEG), Canada and Banff, AB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff via Calgary Downtown and Calgary, AB - Downtown in around 6h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$12 - $380
Bus operators
Banff Transportation Group
Phone
+1 403 762 0000
Email
INFO@BANFFTRANSPORTATION.COM
Website
banfftransportation.com
Shuttle from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Schedules at
banfftransportation.com
1 Adult Calgary to Banff
$255
1 Adult Calgary to Lake Louise
$360
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Edmonton International Airport to Calgary Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
myebus.ca
On-It Transit
Phone
+1 403-851-2509
Email
ONIT@calgaryregion.ca
Website
onitregionaltransit.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - Downtown to Banff, AB - Elk Street Transit Hub
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Website
On-It Transit
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Edmonton South, AB - 5035 Gateway Blvd NW to Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB - Westbrook Mall to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary International Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Book at
redarrow.ca
Banff Airporter
Phone
1-888-449-2901
Email
info@banffairporter.com
Website
banffairporter.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
banffairporter.com
Book at
banffairporter.zaui.net
Regular one-way
$69
3am one-way
$84

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KLM, Sunwing Airlines, Air North and two other airlines offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Calgary Airport.

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