There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park by plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. YVR - YYC

$155 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. 5004 / ...

$45 - $120

1 alternative option

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. 539.3 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Banff National Park, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Air Transat fly from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 13 h 44 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
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 Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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
$65 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Banff National Park is 585 km. The road distance is 863 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is to bus which costs $60 - $160 and takes 15 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $190 - $550.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park, including transfers.