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There are 4 ways to get from Edmonton to Banff by bus, car or plane

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Bus Red Arrow  •  6 h 20 min

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

$102 - $181

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Bus EBus Canada  •  6 h 45 min

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

$82 - $163

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Banff 260.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$84 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Banff is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Banff is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edmonton to Banff. However, there are services departing from Edmonton - Downtown Office and arriving at Banff, AB via Calgary International Airport, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Edmonton and Banff is 300 km. The road distance is 416.2 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Banff without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $130 - $240.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Edmonton to Banff, including transfers.

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Edmonton to Banff bus services, operated by Red Arrow, depart from Edmonton - Downtown Office station.

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The quickest flight from Edmonton Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Edmonton to Banff bus services, operated by Brewster Express, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Banff is 416 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Edmonton to Banff.

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  • Distance: 187.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Edmonton, AB, Canada and Banff, AB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Edmonton to Banff via Calgary International Airport, AB in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $260
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Edmonton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $190
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
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bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary Downtown
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
myebus.ca

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

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There are 129+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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