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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  8 h 47 min

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

$30 - $75

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kelowna to Banff 305.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Kelowna  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Kelowna (YLW) to Calgary (YYC) YLW - YYC

$143 - $328

Line 97 bus, bus to Penticton, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Queensway Exchange Bay A to Boucherie Mountain Exchange Bay B
  2. Take the bus from West Kelowna to Penticton, BC
  3. Fly from Penticton (YYF) to Calgary (YYC) YYF - YYC

$175 - $763

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kelowna to Banff is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kelowna to Banff is to fly which costs $180 - $440 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Kelowna and Banff is 312 km. The road distance is 488.4 km.

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The bus from Kelowna to Banff, AB takes 8 h 47 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kelowna and arriving at Banff, AB. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Kelowna, BC, Canada and Banff, AB, Canada?

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Kelowna to Banff once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 8 h 47 min. Alternatively, WestJet, Flair Airlines and Air Canada fly from Kelowna to Banff hourly.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Penticton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Kelowna to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $85
Bus from West Kelowna to Penticton, BC
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$9 - $14
Online Fare
$9 - $22
Standard Fare
$16 - $24
Refundable
$20 - $29
BC Transit - Kelowna Regional Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Queensway Exchange Bay A to Boucherie Mountain Exchange Bay B
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com

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