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Cheap buses leaving today

One passenger / one way

12:15PM
2h30m
2:45PM
Calgary - Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown
Cheapest
Banff - Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre
Cheapest
3:40PM
2h30m
6:10PM
Calgary - Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary Downtown
2nd Cheapest
Banff - Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre
2nd Cheapest
1:20PM
1h20m
2:40PM
Calgary - Crowfoot LRT Station
Fastest
Banff - Samesun Banff - Banff international Hostel
Fastest
4:45PM
1h20m
6:05PM
Calgary - Crowfoot LRT Station
Banff - Samesun Banff - Banff international Hostel
12:15PM
1h26m
1:41PM
Calgary - Hotel Clique by Calgary Airport, Calgary
Banff - Hotel Canoe Suites, Banff
Bus Calgary to Banff: Trip Overview

Bus Calgary to Banff: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$42
Average bus trip duration2h
Number of daily buses72
Earliest bus departure6:00 AM
Distance66 miles (106 km)
Latest bus departure11:00 PM

Calgary to Banff Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses72
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:00AM - 11:00PM
Minimum Price$19
Average Ticket Price$42
Minimum Trip Duration1h20m
Average Bus Trip Duration2h
Distance66 miles (106 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteVivo Green, RTB Tours & Shuttles, Rider Express, The Canada Bus
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Calgary - Banff

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Banff without a car. Traveling by bus offers a budget-friendly, secure, and easy way to go between the two cities. You also have the choice of using carpooling services.

The travel time from Calgary to Banff is about 2h, but you can get there in as little as 1h 20m with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 65 miles (105 km) that separate the two cities.

Calgary and Banff are 65 miles (105 km) apart.

About 72 buses travel this route daily, provided by Vivo Green, RTB Tours & Shuttles and Rider Express. The number of buses running from Calgary to Banff may change based on the day of the week. Want to make your bus journey from Calgary to Banff as effortless as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service operates from 6:00 AM for the initial departure and runs until 11:00 PM for the final departure.

Most of the buses traveling from Calgary to Banff leave from Calgary International Airport and arrive at Mount Royal Hotel. These are the most popular pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Calgary to Banff by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $19.

The bus ticket costs $42 on average. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $19 and $89, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

Yes, a day trip from Calgary to Banff is definitely doable. The total time it takes to make a round-trip between Calgary and Banff is about 2h 40m. So you'll have enough time to visit Banff before returning to Calgary in the evening.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
02/28
$38
02/29
$38
Today
$40
03/02
$19
03/03
$19
03/04
$19
03/05
$19
03/06
$19
The cheapest trip from Calgary to Banff was searched and found on Mar 3, 2024 with a price of $19

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Calgary to Banff, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $19 to $54 for a bus ticket from Calgary to Banff based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $19 which is on 2024-03-03.

Usually Rider Express will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Calgary and Banff!

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Calgary to Banff, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Calgary to Banff.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Calgary to Banff while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

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Bus from Banff to Calgary

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