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There are 6 ways to get from Indianapolis to Banff by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Indianapolis, bus  •  11h 27m

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

$327 - $1,722

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Bus to Chicago O'Hare, fly, bus  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Chicago
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Calgary (YYC) ORD - YYC
  3. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$276 - $594

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB

$421 - $1,093

Bus  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Denver, CO
  2. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  3. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB

$387 - $710

Bus, train  •  3 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Jasper
  4. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Banff, AB

$484 - $859

Drive  •  32h 17m

  1. Drive from Indianapolis to Banff 1962 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Indianapolis to Banff is to drive which costs $260 - $380 and takes 32h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Indianapolis to Banff is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $1,800 and takes 11h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Indianapolis to Banff. However, there are services departing from Indianapolis, IN and arriving at Banff, AB via Denver, Co, Portland, OR and Vancouver, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4h.

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The distance between Indianapolis and Banff is 1622 miles. The road distance is 1962 miles.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Banff without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 18h and costs $420 - $1,100.

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It takes approximately 11h 27m to get from Indianapolis to Banff, including transfers.

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Indianapolis to Banff bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Indianapolis, IN station.

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There is no direct flight from Indianapolis Airport to Calgary Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 3m and has one stopover.

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Indianapolis to Banff bus services, operated by Rider Express, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Banff is 2h behind Indianapolis. It is currently 5:01 PM in Indianapolis and 3:01 PM in Banff.

Map of how to get from Indianapolis to Banff.
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  • Distance: 1622.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 27m

What companies run services between Indianapolis, IN, USA and Banff, AB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Indianapolis to Banff via Denver, CO, Denver, Co, Portland, Or, Portland, OR, and Vancouver, BC in around 3 days 4h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,400
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Indianapolis to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
44h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Jasper
Ave. Duration
2 days 20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$310 - $320
Economy
$350 - $480
EconomyPlus
$410 - $600
Business
$650 - $900
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Jasper, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Megabus
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Burlington Trailways
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Indianapolis to Banff is 1962 miles. It takes approximately 32h 17m to drive from Indianapolis to Banff.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Indianapolis Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Indianapolis to Indianapolis Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 39m and costs $2.

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