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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$183 - $353

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB 5407
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB 5153 / ...

$86 - $218

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  27 h 43 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

$132 - $424

Drive  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Banff 905.3 miles

$120 - $180

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

Air Canada and WestJet 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 27 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $440
Flights from Winnipeg to Calgary via Regina
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 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
19 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$95 - $140
Economy
$170 - $240
Economy Plus
$240 - $340
Business
$260 - $360
Business Plus/Sleeper
$460 - $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 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$15 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$27 - $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 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Winnipeg and Banff is 1306 km. The road distance is 1448 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Banff is to fly which takes 6 h 10 min and costs $230 - $460.

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 27 min.

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