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Seattle to Banff bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$153.81
Fastest time20h 0m
Trips per day2
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Seattle to Banff

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Seattle to Banff is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Seattle to Banff were $153.81.

How long is the bus ride from Seattle to Banff?

The distance between Seattle and Banff is approximately 391.57 miles, or 630.02 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 24 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 20 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Seattle to Banff?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Seattle to Banff by bus is on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Thruway from Seattle to Banff has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 bus trips per day. Amtrak Thruway has the most options for departures from Seattle to Banff, with an average of 2 trips per day and 10 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Seattle to Banff. Of the 2 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Seattle to Banff starts at $189.08.

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Amtrak Thruway

Book Amtrak Thruway from Seattle to Banff from $153.81. There are 2 Amtrak Thruway schedules from Seattle to Banff and you can expect on average to pay $155.40 for a Amtrak Thruway ticket to Banff. In Seattle, Amtrak Thruway departs to Banff from King St Station - 303 S Jackson St and no other station. In Banff, Amtrak Thruway arrives at 327 Railway Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Thruway from Seattle to Banff takes 23 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Thruway trip will get you to Banff in 20 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Thruway offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $156.46 for a weekend getaway trip to Banff.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from Seattle. Most bus trips to Banff will depart from:
  • King St Station - 303 S Jackson St
Bus trips arrive in Banff at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Banff for trips arriving from Seattle:
  • 327 Railway Ave