Cheap Vancouver to Banff  train tickets

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How much are Vancouver to Banff train tickets?

Lowest Price$186.78
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Banff ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver to Banff is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Vancouver to Banff was $186.78. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Vancouver to Banff ? What is the distance between Vancouver to Banff ?

The distance between Vancouver to Banff is 502.07 miles or 807.81 km. A train trip from Vancouver to Banff typically takes 36 hours, If you are looking to get to Banff faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 35 hours and 37 minutes to get from Vancouver to Banff.

Going from Vancouver to Banff by train takes over 36 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Friday trains from Vancouver to Banff are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Vancouver to Banff

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Vancouver to Banff route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Banff, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Vancouver to Banff, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Vancouver to Banff

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Vancouver to Banff start from $186.78, and on average cost $211.20. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Banff. Amtrak in Vancouver leaves from 1301 W 11th St, And in Banff trains arrive at 327 Railway Ave,

From Vancouver to Banff train travel on Amtrak takes 35 hours and 38 minutes.

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Avg. Time
11h 38m
Avg. Price
$211.20

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There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Banff. The busiest departure station in Vancouver serving this route is 1301 W 11th St.
  • 1301 W 11th St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Banff from Vancouver., The busiest departure station in Vancouver serving this route is 327 Railway Ave.
  • 327 Railway Ave