There are 5 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) 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 from San Jose  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Calgary (YYC) SJC - YYC

$192 - $523

Cheapest option

Bus  •  41 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc
  4. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB

$159 - $403

3 alternative options

Fly from San Francisco  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Calgary (YYC) SFO - YYC

$215 - $465

Train, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  44 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB

$196 - $539

Drive  •  24 h 51 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff 1266.2 miles

$160 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff is to drive which costs $160 - $250 and takes 24 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff is to fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff. However, there are services departing from San Jose Airport - Terminal A and arriving at Banff, AB via Santa Clara Caltrain Station, San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca, Sacramento, Ca and Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 54 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Banff is 1010 miles. The road distance is 1266.2 miles.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff without a car is to bus which takes 41 h 54 min and costs $150 - $410.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff, including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Jose, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff is to fly which takes 7 h 14 min and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 41 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Calgary Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Banff is 1 h ahead of San Jose Airport (SJC). It is currently 8:29 AM in San Jose Airport (SJC) and 9:29 AM in Banff.

Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff is 1266 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 51 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff.
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  • Distance: 1009.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Banff, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and four other airlines fly from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff via Santa Clara Caltrain Station, Santa Clara & Montgomery, San Jose, Ca, Oakland, Ca, Sacramento, Ca, Coquitlam, Bc, and Coquitlam, BC in around 41 h 54 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 San Jose, Ca to Oakland, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
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 15 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 45 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
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
amtrak.com

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