There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Banff by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Seattle  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Calgary (YYC) SEA - YYC

$153 - $454

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 44 min

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

$58 - $166

5 alternative options

Shuttle to Abbotsford, fly  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
  2. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Calgary (YYC) YXX - YYC

$172 - $458

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC

$193 - $459

Bus via Coquitlam, Bc  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB 5004 / ...

$64 - $164

Train, bus  •  18 h 44 min

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

$81 - $203

Drive  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Banff 603.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Banff is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 11 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Banff is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs $150 - $460.

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The distance between Seattle and Banff is 630 km. The road distance is 966 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Seattle to Banff, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Banff. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Banff, AB via Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Banff, AB, Canada?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Banff hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Seattle to Banff via Coquitlam, Bc and Coquitlam, BC in around 18 h 22 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Abbotsford to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Abbotsford to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak
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
Bus operators
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
airporter.com
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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 22 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
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
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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