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There are 3 ways to get from South Dakota to Banff by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Rapid City, bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Rapid City (RAP) to Calgary (YYC) RAP - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$334 - $1,755

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Fly from Pierre, bus  •  9h 24m

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

$258 - $835

1 alternative option

Drive  •  22h 1m

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Banff 1373.5 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from South Dakota to Banff is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 22h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from South Dakota to Banff is to fly and bus which costs $330 - $1,800 and takes 8h 7m.

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The distance between South Dakota and Banff is 839 miles. The road distance is 1373.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 8h 7m to get from South Dakota to Banff, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rapid City Airport to Calgary Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 6m and has one stopover.

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Banff is 1h behind South Dakota. It is currently 6:28 PM in South Dakota and 5:28 PM in Banff.

Yes, the driving distance between South Dakota to Banff is 1374 miles. It takes approximately 22h 1m to drive from South Dakota to Banff.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Rapid City Airport to Calgary Airport.

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

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16m and costs $29 - $35.

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Banff.
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  • Distance: 839.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 7m

What companies run services between South Dakota, USA and Banff, AB, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Rapid City to Banff. However, you can take the taxi to Rapid City airport, fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary International Airport, AB, then take the bus to Banff. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Pierre airport, fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary International Airport, AB, then take the bus to Banff.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Pierre to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Pierre to Calgary via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pierre to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Pierre to Calgary via Denver, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Pierre to Calgary via Denver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Pierre to Calgary via Denver, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Salt Lake City, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Pierre to Calgary via Denver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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
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bookings.banffjaspercollection.com

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