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

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Fly from Montreal, bus  •  8 h 56 min

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

$247 - $772

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Train to Ottawa, fly, bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC) YOW - YYC
  3. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$297 - $866

Train, bus  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Jasper
  3. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
  4. Take the bus from Lake Louise, AB to Banff, AB

$528 - $876

Drive  •  43 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Banff 2633.3 miles

$340 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Banff is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Banff is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $1,100 and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Banff is 3121 km. The road distance is 4213.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Banff without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 6 h and costs $650 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from Montreal to Banff, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 50 min.

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Banff is 2 h behind Montreal. It is currently 8:13 PM in Montreal and 6:13 PM in Banff.

Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Banff is 4213 km. It takes approximately 43 h 57 min to drive from Montreal to Banff.

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Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Montreal Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 129+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Banff.
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  • Distance: 1950.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 56 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Banff, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Montreal to Banff. However, you can take the line 747 bus to Aéroport Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau, take the walk to Montreal airport, fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary International Airport, AB, then take the bus to Banff. Alternatively, you can take the train to Ottawa, take the walk to Via-Rail, take the line 61 bus to Hurdman B, take the walk to Hurdman C, take the line 97 bus to Airport Stop, take the walk to Ottawa airport, fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary International Airport, AB, then take the bus to Banff.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Regina
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $12,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Toronto to Jasper
Ave. Duration
2 days 20 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$310 - $320
Economy
$350 - $480
EconomyPlus
$410 - $600
Business
$650 - $900
Bus operators
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
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Lake Louise, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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