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There are 3 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

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Train, bus  •  31 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Edmonton
  2. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Banff, AB

$256 - $445

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 train and bus which takes 31 h 10 min and costs $330 - $600.

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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 2:53 PM in Winnipeg and 1:53 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 128+ hotels available in Banff. Prices start at $79 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?

There is no direct connection from Winnipeg to Banff. However, you can take the line 20 bus to Westbound Wellington at Airport Terminal, take the walk to Winnipeg airport, fly to Calgary, take the walk to Calgary International Airport, AB, then take the bus to Banff. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Winnipeg to Banff via Edmonton, 97 Street & 118 Avenue, 103 Street & Jasper Avenue, Edmonton - Downtown Office, and Calgary International Airport, AB in around 31 h 10 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Kelowna
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Edmonton
Ave. Duration
23 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$110 - $140
Economy
$140 - $200
EconomyPlus
$170 - $250
Business
$260 - $360
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

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Winnipeg Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 35 min and costs $4.

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