There are 5 ways to get from Kelowna to Banff by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 25 min

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

$30 - $75

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Kelowna to Banff 305.3 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Kelowna, bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$148 - $378

Bus to Kamloops, fly, bus  •  7 h 24 min

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

$295 - $887

Fly from Penticton, bus  •  7 h 2 min

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

$180 - $813

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kelowna, BC and arriving at Banff, AB. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 25 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 best way to get from Kelowna to Banff without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Kelowna, BC to Banff, AB takes 10 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Kelowna to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Kelowna, BC 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 to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Banff is 1 h ahead of Kelowna. It is currently 8:26 PM in Kelowna and 9:26 PM in Banff.

Yes, the driving distance between Kelowna to Banff is 488 km. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Kelowna to Banff.

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

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  • Distance: 195 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 25 min

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 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Kamloops to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Penticton to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kamloops to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Kelowna to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Kelowna, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 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 Kelowna, BC to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
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

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There are 124+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $141 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kelowna to Kelowna Airport is to Big White Airport Shuttle which takes 5 min and costs .

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