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

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Fly, shuttle  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB

$341 - $759

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 17m

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

$126 - $172

1 alternative option

Drive  •  9h 55m

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park 863.3 km

$95 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is to fly and shuttle which costs $340 - $800 and takes 3h 27m.

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The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Banff National Park is 585 km. The road distance is 863.3 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 13h 17m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park is 863 km. It takes approximately 9h 55m to drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park.

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

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There are 163+ hotels available in Banff National Park. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Banff National Park.
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  • Distance: 584.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

Rider Express operates a bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB 4 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $160 and the journey takes 11h 40m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Bus operators
Banff Transportation Group
Phone
+1 403 762 0000
Email
INFO@BANFFTRANSPORTATION.COM
Website
banfftransportation.com
Shuttle from Calgary Airport to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$250 - $360
Schedules at
banfftransportation.com
1 Adult Calgary to Banff
$255
1 Adult Calgary to Lake Louise
$360
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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