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

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

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Calgary  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Calgary (YYC) LAX - YYC

$166 - $358

Cheapest option

Fly Los Angeles to Kalispell, drive  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kalispell (FCA) LAX - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Banff

$151 - $678

4 alternative options

Bus to Indio/Palm Springs, fly to Calgary  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton, CA to Palm Springs, CA - Airport
  2. Fly from Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) to Calgary (YYC) PSP - YYC

Bus  •  46 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB 5004 / ...

$168 - $425

Train, bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB

$257 - $719

Drive  •  26 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Banff 1656.3 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Banff is to fly which costs $160 - $360 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Banff is to fly which costs $160 - $360 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Banff is 1198 miles. The road distance is 1656.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Los Angeles to Banff, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Banff. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Banff, AB via Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Banff, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Banff hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Banff via Coquitlam, Bc and Coquitlam, BC in around 46 h 12 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Indio/Palm Springs to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
13 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130

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