There are 3 ways to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly, Banff Airport shuttle  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Kelowna (YLW) to Calgary (YYC) YLW - YYC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$143 - $328

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Bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Vernon to Banff, AB 5006

$30 - $72

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff 297.5 miles

$35 - $60

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No, there is no direct bus from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff. However, there are services departing from Aerospace Dr & Airport Way and arriving at Banff, AB via Vernon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 53 min.

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The distance between Kelowna Airport (YLW) and Banff is 302 km. The road distance is 476 km.

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The best way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff, including transfers.

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Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vernon station.

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The quickest flight from Kelowna Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Banff is 1 h ahead of Kelowna Airport (YLW). It is currently 3:53 AM in Kelowna Airport (YLW) and 4:53 AM in Banff.

Yes, the driving distance between Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff is 476 km. It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to drive from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff.

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

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Map of how to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff.
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  • Distance: 188.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Kelowna Airport (YLW), Canada and Banff, AB, Canada?

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $70 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Shuttle from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vernon to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80

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There are 124+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $142 USD per night.

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