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There are 7 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.

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Fly San Jose to Calgary, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Calgary (YYC) SJC - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$197 - $573

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Fly San Jose to Cranbrook, Greyhound Connector, bus  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Cranbrook (YXC) SJC - YXC
  2. Take the Greyhound Connector from Kimberley, BC Canada to Golden, BC Canada
  3. Take the bus from Golden, BC to Banff, AB

$320 - $929

Fly San Francisco to Calgary, bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Calgary (YYC) SFO - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$220 - $515

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  39 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB

$210 - $432

Train, bus via Seattle King Street Station  •  40 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB

$247 - $577

Train, bus via Jasper  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
  3. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper
  4. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
  5. Take the bus from Lake Louise, AB to Banff, AB

$322 - $633

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 and bus which costs $190 - $600 and takes 7 h 36 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 train and bus which takes 39 h 37 min and costs $210 - $440.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Calgary Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Banff is 1 h ahead of San Jose Airport (SJC). It is currently 8:27 AM in San Jose Airport (SJC) and 9:27 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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American Airlines, WestJet, Air Canada and three other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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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 36 min

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

There is no direct connection from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Banff. However, you can fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary International Airport, AB, then take the bus to Banff. Alternatively, you can fly to Cranbrook, take the taxi to Kimberley, BC Canada, take the Greyhound Connector to Golden, BC Canada, take the walk to Golden, BC, then take the bus to Banff.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Cranbrook via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Cranbrook via Denver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Cranbrook via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Cranbrook via Las Vegas, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from San Jose to Calgary via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 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 52 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Santa Clara Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $100
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$180 - $250
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
Sun City Coachlines
Phone
250-417-3117
Email
john@suncity.bc.ca
Website
suncity.bc.ca
Bus from Kimberley, BC Canada to Golden, BC Canada
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
suncity.bc.ca
Book at
suncity.bc.ca
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Golden, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Lake Louise, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to San Francisco Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $45.

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