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

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 from Montreal  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Calgary (YYC) YUL - YYC

$247 - $740

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB

$217 - $502

3 alternative options

Train to Ottawa, fly  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC) YOW - YYC

$275 - $810

Train, bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Edmonton
  3. Take the bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB

$293 - $1,002

Drive  •  43 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Banff 2633.3 miles

$340 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Banff is to bus which costs $280 - $700 and takes 2 days 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Banff is to fly which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $320 - $1,000.

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The distance between Montreal and Banff is 3121 km. The road distance is 4213 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Montreal to Banff, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Banff. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Banff, AB via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

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

WestJet, Air Canada and Air Transat fly from Montreal to Banff hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Banff via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB, and Calgary, AB in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 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 and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $12,000
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
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
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$80 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$210 - $300
Train from Toronto to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$400 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $750
Business
$550 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $150
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$170 - $250
Refundable
$190 - $270
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $100
Online Fare
$90 - $130
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$120 - $180
Bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60

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