There are 5 ways to get from Spokane to Banff by bus, car, train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Amtrak Thruway, drive, bus  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  2. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Christina Lake
  3. Take the bus from Christina Lake to Kelowna, BC
  4. Take the bus from Kelowna to Banff, AB

$71 - $207

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  23 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Everett, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  3. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB

$113 - $292

Bus  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Spokane, Wa to Seattle, Wa
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  3. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Banff, AB

$96 - $241

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Spokane to Banff 361.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Spokane (GEG) to Calgary (YYC) GEG - YYC

$252 - $872

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

You can take a bus from Spokane to Banff via Seattle, Wa, Coquitlam, Bc, and Coquitlam, BC in around 24 h 4 min. Alternatively, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from Spokane to Banff hourly.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Spokane to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane STA Plaza, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Christina Lake to Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Bus from Kelowna to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$50 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $85
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 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Everett, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Spokane, Wa to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Spokane and Banff is 414 km. The road distance is 578 km.

The cheapest way to get from Spokane to Banff is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Spokane to Banff is to drive which takes 8 h 8 min and costs $45 - $70.

No, there is no direct bus from Spokane to Banff. However, there are services departing from Spokane, Wa and arriving at Banff, AB via Seattle, Wa and Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 16 h 48 min to get from Spokane to Banff, including transfers.