Coaches from Vancouver to Banff

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Journey Information

There is one daily coach from Vancouver to Banff. Traveling by coach from Vancouver to Banff usually takes around 12 hours and 15 minutes, but some coaches might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance358 mi (577 km)
Shortest duration12h 15m
Cheapest price£76.32
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceRider Express
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Vancouver to Banff?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Vancouver to Banff. Rider Express is the only company to provides coach transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Rider Express112h 15m£76.32
  • Rider Express

    Rider Express

    Book Rider Express from Vancouver to Banff from £76. There are 1 Rider Express schedules from Vancouver to Banff and you can expect on average to pay for a Rider Express ticket to Banff. In Vancouver, Rider Express departs to Banff from Curbside Near Bus Terminal - 1296 Station St and no other station. In Banff, Rider Express arrives at Brewster Sightseeing - 100 Gopher St and no other station.

    An average trip on Rider Express from Vancouver to Banff takes 12 hours and 15 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Vancouver to Banff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Vancouver to Banff?

The coach takes an average of 12 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 358 miles from Vancouver to Banff. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for coach trips from Vancouver to Banff."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Vancouver?

There is usually only one coach per day from Vancouver to Banff. It leaves the station in Vancouver at 08:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many coaches are there each day?

There is usually only one coach per day from Vancouver to Banff. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct coach, meaning that you do not have to get on a different coach at any point during your trip.

City Information


Vancouver is a trendy diverse city in British Columbia, known for its eclectic shopping, fresh seafood, and unique scenic setting between snow-capped mountains and urban beaches. Vancouver is sometimes called "Hollywood North" due to the amount of movies and TV shows filmed in the area. If you're lucky, you may even stumble upon a movie set as you're walking around town!

If you're looking for the best restaurants, shops and nightlife, cobblestoned Gastown is the perfect neighborhood to explore. Biking around the gorgeous Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver is rivaled only by hiking and skiing on nearby Grouse Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city on clear days.

Vancouver International Airport is conveniently close to downtown, and also one of the biggest gateways for international travel on the West Coast of North America. From Vancouver, it's easy to travel into the U.S. to Seattle by bus or train, or to other B.C. destinations like Kamloops and Kelowna to experience more of the province's natural beauty.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Vancouver?

Main departure station: Pacific Central Station (Curbside)

Most coaches depart from the main station in Vancouver.

All coach stations in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station (Curbside)

Where does the coach arrive in Banff?

Main arrival station: Brewster Sightseeing - 100 Gopher St

All coaches from Vancouver arrive at one main station in Banff.

Coach stations in Banff:

  • Brewster Sightseeing - 100 Gopher St

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