There are 5 ways to get from Portland to Banff by plane, bus, train 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  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Calgary (YYC) PDX - YYC

$192 - $342

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC Portland-Vancouver
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB 5004 / ...

$69 - $166

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB 5004 / ...

$102 - $266

Bus via Coquitlam, Bc  •  23 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Coquitlam, Bc 1436 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB 5004 / ...

$79 - $202

Drive  •  13 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Banff 708.8 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Banff, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Portland to Banff every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Banff via Vancouver, BC in around 22 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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
$65 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130
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 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portland and Banff is 818 km. The road distance is 1134 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portland to Banff is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 13 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Portland to Banff is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $190 - $350.

No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Banff. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR and arriving at Banff, AB via Vancouver, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Portland to Banff, including transfers.