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

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Fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Calgary (YYC) YWG - YYC

$183 - $353

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB 5407
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB 5155 / ...

$85 - $208

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  31 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Edmonton
  2. Take the bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB
  3. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB

$130 - $419

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 bus which costs $110 - $280 and takes 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Banff is to fly which costs $230 - $470 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Winnipeg to Banff. However, there are services departing from Northbound Vaughan at Portage North and arriving at Banff, AB via Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

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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 23 h and costs $110 - $280.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Winnipeg to Banff, including transfers.

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Winnipeg to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Winnipeg, MB station.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Banff is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $230 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $280 and takes 23 h.

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The quickest flight from Winnipeg Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Winnipeg to Banff bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Banff, AB station.

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Banff is 1 h behind Winnipeg. It is currently 12:50 AM in Winnipeg and 11:50 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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Map of how to get from Winnipeg to Banff.
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  • Distance: 816.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

WestJet, Air Canada and Flair Airlines fly from Winnipeg to Banff hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Winnipeg to Banff via Westbound Wellington at Airport Terminal, Winnipeg, MB, and Calgary, AB in around 23 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Regina
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$95 - $140
Economy
$170 - $240
Economy Plus
$240 - $330
Business
$250 - $350
Business Plus/Sleeper
$450 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $170
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60

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