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

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Fly, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Calgary (YYC) YWG - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$188 - $403

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB Winnipeg
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB Calgary

$176 - $233

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  36 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Jasper VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Banff, AB Eastbound

$258 - $409

Drive  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Banff 905.3 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Winnipeg to Banff is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 16 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Banff is to fly and bus which costs $240 - $550 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Winnipeg and Banff is 1306 km. The road distance is 1448.5 km.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Banff without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 50 min and costs $230 - $310.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Winnipeg to Banff, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Winnipeg Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 14 min.

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Banff is 1 h behind Winnipeg. It is currently 9:29 PM in Winnipeg and 8:29 PM in Banff.

Yes, the driving distance between Winnipeg to Banff is 1448 km. It takes approximately 16 h 50 min to drive from Winnipeg to Banff.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Winnipeg Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Winnipeg to Banff.
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  • Distance: 816.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Winnipeg, MB, Canada and Banff, AB, Canada?

You can take a bus from Winnipeg to Banff via Southbound Rouge at Portage, Winnipeg, MB, and Calgary, AB in around 21 h 50 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Regina
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Kelowna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Regina
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Jasper
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$140 - $170
Economy
$170 - $250
EconomyPlus
$210 - $300
Business
$320 - $450
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
Bus from Jasper, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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