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There are 5 ways to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park 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, bus  •  4h 21m

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

$156 - $491

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Bus  •  17h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB Vancouver

$113 - $173

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Bus via Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB Vancouver

$123 - $166

Train, bus  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB Vancouver

$128 - $208

Drive  •  11h 55m

  1. Drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park 617.9 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $500 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park. However, there are services departing from S 176th St & International Blvd - Bay 4 and arriving at Banff, AB via Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4, Seattle, WA - Amtrak and Vancouver, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 3m.

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The distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) and Banff National Park is 400 miles. The road distance is 617.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park without a car is to bus which takes 17h 3m and costs $120 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park, including transfers.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, depart from Seattle, WA - Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 33m.

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Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park bus services, operated by Rider Express, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park is 618 miles. It takes approximately 11h 55m to drive from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park.

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Map of how to get from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park.
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  • Distance: 400.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Seattle Airport (SEA), USA and Banff National Park, AB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Seattle Airport (SEA) to Banff National Park via Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 1, Andover Park W & Baker Blvd - Bay 4, Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A, Seattle, WA - Amtrak, Vancouver, BC, and Banff, AB in around 17h 3m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
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 Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h
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
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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.

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 Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., WestJet, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Seattle Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Banff National Park. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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