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Getting there from Vancouver

Auckland, New...
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Getting there from Vancouver

Hi all,

Starting to plan a trip to Vancouver summer 2011 and want to see Banff/Jasper too.

How should I get there from Vancouver?

--- don't want to drive ----

Bus? Greyhound? Good views?

Train? Good views?

Plane? (to Calgary)? what airline?

Cosmos Guided bus tour?

Also is Banff/Jasper similar to Whistler?


Edited: 08 July 2010, 18:03
Auckland, New...
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123 posts
20 reviews
11. Re: Getting there from Vancouver

Did a bit more research and see there are a few places to stay between Banff and Jasper but quite pricey for what they offer.

I'm thinking first night in Banff, drive up for two nights in Jasper, then another one to two nights in Banff depending on flights?

Does that sound like a good plan?

Calgary, Canada
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12. Re: Getting there from Vancouver

Yes, it does. Also, check out this TripAdvisor Traveller Article on the Icefields Parkway for sights, tips & tricks:


TripAdvisor Traveller Articles are written, and compiled from forum postings, by TA members like you.

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