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

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Fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC

$155 - $396

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Bus  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB 5000 / ...

$45 - $120

1 alternative option

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park 539.3 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is to bus which costs $60 - $150 and takes 15 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Banff National Park is 585 km. The road distance is 862.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 22 min and costs $60 - $150.

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $200 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 15 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is 863 km. It takes approximately 10 h 27 min to drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park.

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Air Transat, Flair Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Banff National Park. Prices start at $160 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park.
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  • Distance: 365.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

WestJet, Air Canada and two other airlines 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 45 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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
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 45 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

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