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

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Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Calgary (YYC)
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Canmore, AB - Coast Canmore Hotel

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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 Red Deer

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton International Airport to Red Deer - The Quality Inn
  2. Take the bus from Red Deer, AB - Quality Inn to Calgary International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Canmore, AB - Coast Canmore Hotel

Bus via Southgate Transit Centre Bay F

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton, AB - Southgate LRT Station to Calgary, AB - Delta Hotels
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Calgary to Banff, AB

Drive

  1. Drive from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff
Edmonton Airport (YEG) → Banff
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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff is to bus which costs $60 - $75 and takes 6h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Edmonton Airport (YEG) to Banff is to fly and bus which takes 3h 21m and costs $80 - $500.

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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 2m.

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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 2m and costs $60 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m 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: 3h 21m

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 2m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$28 - $370
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Canmore, AB - Coast Canmore Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Banff Airporter
Phone
1-888-449-2901
Email
info@banffairporter.com
Website
banffairporter.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport to Canmore, BC
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $70
Schedules at
banffairporter.com
Book at
banffairporter.zaui.net
Adult (18-64)
$70
Senior (65+)
$63
Child (6-17)
$35
Children under 5
$0
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 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Adult
$50 - $65
Bus from Edmonton International Airport to Red Deer - The Quality Inn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Adult
$30 - $40
On-It Transit
Phone
+1 587 534 0542
Email
onitsupport@southland.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
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Red Deer, AB - Quality Inn to Calgary International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
redarrow.ca
Child
$40 - $50
Senior
$45 - $55
Adult
$45 - $60
The Canada Bus
Phone
+14036689600
Email
info@thecanadabus.com
Website
thecanadabus.com
Bus from Edmonton, AB - Southgate LRT Station to Calgary, AB - Delta Hotels
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
thecanadabus.com
Book at
thecanadabus.betterez.com
Sundog Transportation and Tours
Phone
1-888-786-3641
Email
info@sundogtours.com
Website
sundogtours.com
Bus from Downtown Calgary to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Schedules at
sundogtours.com
Child
$21 - $28
Adult
$35 - $55

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Air North, Sunwing Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Edmonton Airport to Calgary Airport.

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