There are 4 ways to get from South Dakota to Banff by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Rapid City, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  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 Sioux Falls, bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sioux Falls (FSD) to Calgary (YYC) FSD - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$556 - $3,222

Bus, train, drive, Greyhound Connector  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN 702
  2. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Spokane Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Arden "1" Stop Conoco
  4. Drive from Arden "1" Stop Conoco to Salmo
  5. Take the bus from Salmo to Cranbrook, BC
  6. Take the Greyhound Connector from Cranbrook, BC Canada to Invermere, BC Canada
  7. Drive from Invermere, BC Canada to Banff

Drive  •  22 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Sioux Falls to Banff 1373.5 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min 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 4 h 56 min and has one stopover.

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Banff is 1 h behind South Dakota. It is currently 11:32 AM in South Dakota and 10:32 AM in Banff.

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

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

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There are 124+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $141 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Dakota to Rapid City Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from South Dakota to Banff.
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  • Distance: 839.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

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 line 8 bus to 4th Ave/Presentation NE corner, take the walk to Sioux Falls 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
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,000
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $3,500
Flights from Sioux Falls to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Sioux Falls to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $3,600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Calgary via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $4,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rapid City to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,200
Flights from Sioux Falls to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,600
Flights from Sioux Falls to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $4,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Business Coach Seat
$390 - $550
Room
$700 - $1,000
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Sioux Falls, SD to Burnsville, MN
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Arden "1" Stop Conoco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Salmo to Cranbrook, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$27 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Sun City Coachlines
Phone
250-417-3117
Email
john@suncity.bc.ca
Website
suncity.bc.ca
Bus from Cranbrook, BC Canada to Invermere, BC Canada
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
suncity.bc.ca
Book at
suncity.bc.ca

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