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There are 6 ways to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff by plane, bus, taxi, shuttle or car

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Fly from Kelowna, bus  •  3h 45m

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

$148 - $378

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Bus  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Kelowna Airport to Kamloops, BC Northbound
  2. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Banff, AB Vancouver

$93 - $123

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Taxi to Penticton, fly, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Penticton
  2. Fly from Penticton (YYF) to Calgary (YYC) YYF - YYC
  3. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$291 - $931

Shuttle, bus  •  7h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kelowna International Airport to Revelstoke - Sandman Airport Shuttle
  2. Take the bus from Revelstoke, BC to Banff, AB Vancouver

$121 - $141

Taxi, bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Downtown Exchange Bay E to Salmon Arm, BC
  2. Take the bus from Salmon Arm, BC to Banff, AB Vancouver

$157 - $224

Drive  •  6h 31m

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

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 6h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $500 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff. However, there are services departing from Kelowna Airport and arriving at Banff, AB via Summit at Arrowstone, TRU Exchange and Kamloops, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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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 shuttle and bus which takes 7h and costs $150 - $190.

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

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

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

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

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Banff is 1h ahead of Kelowna Airport (YLW). It is currently 1:31 AM in Kelowna Airport (YLW) and 2:31 AM in Banff.

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

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

You can take a bus from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff via Kamloops, BC, Summit at Arrowstone, TRU Exchange, and Kamloops, BC in around 9h 56m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Penticton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
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
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bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Revelstoke Airport Shuttle
Website
revelstokemountainresort.com
Shuttle from Kelowna International Airport to Revelstoke - Sandman
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
revelstokemountainresort.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Revelstoke, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Salmon Arm, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Kamloops, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Kelowna Airport to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Penticton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Kelowna Airport (YLW) to Banff is 476 km. It takes approximately 6h 31m 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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There are 141+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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