Banff by Rail

7 Days from Calgary or Vancouver

Depart from Calgary – Thu, Sun
Depart from Vancouver – Wed, Sat

From $4,199 plus $449 tax per person

The ultimate in rail travel, the Rocky Mountaineer is the cornerstone of this vacation. Features of this vacation are three nights in Banff allowing exploration of Banff and Jasper National Parks and two nights in Vancouver, one of Pacific Rim’s great cities.


  • Depart from Calgary – Thursday and Sunday
  • Depart from Vancouver / Seattle – Wednesday and Saturday
  • Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service
  • 3 Nights in Banff
  • Glacier Trail Tour
  • Deluxe Vancouver City Tour
  • Calgary, Banff, Kamloops, Vancouver
  • Meals as indicated

Day 1 – Calgary / Banff

Arrive Calgary and transfer to Banff for the evening.

Day 2 – Banff

Today is free to explore Banff on your own. Maybe you will ride the Gondola or visit the original Banff Hot Springs.

Day 3 – Icefield Parkway Tour

This full day sightseeing tour travels through a landscape carved by glaciers and opened by pioneers. The tour begins with a stop at world famous Lake Louise. It then continues along the Icefields Parkway which is rated as one of the most scenic highways in the world. Marvel at glaciers remaining from the last ice age while you hear stories of early explorers who opened the valleys. Enjoy an alpine picnic before visiting the Athabasca Glacier and Columbia Icefields Centre. Join an Explorer and travel onto the glacier or explore the interpretive centre and surroundings. A picnic lunch is included. (L)

Day 4 – Banff / Kamloops

Board the train and begin a two day journey to the coast tracing the steps of the first rail line in Canada. Today the highlights will be traveling the Spiral Tunnels, visiting Craigellachie where the golden spike was driven linking Canada from coast to coast. Your car attendant will keep you informed along the way of all the sights. Breakfast and lunch will be served at your seat. (B,L)

Upgrade to GoldLeaf for $600

Day 5 – Kamloops / Vancouver

Continue on the Rocky Mountaineer through the Fraser Canyon and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Arrive in Vancouver in time for dinner. (B, L)

Day 6 – Vancouver

Enjoy a full day tour of Vancouver, 6-hours.  This tour features the North Shore, Stanley Park, Vanier Park and the University. The rest of the day is free.

Day 7 – Vancouver / Seattle

Enjoy the full day in Vancouver. Late this afternoon, depart Vancouver. Your tour ends with your checkout today. If you are sailing from Seattle, ask us about transfer options to get to your cruise ship.

Departure Dates (2024) Double 3rd and 4th Single
May $4,249 $2,799 $5,899
June 1 – August 31 $4,299 $2,799 $5,999
September $4,199 $2,799 $5,799
Taxes $449 $199 $769

The above itinerary is from Calgary. Departures from Seattle and Vancouver are reversed.

For guests arriving by cruise ship to Seattle, you will be transferred to the train for your trip to Vancouver. Vancouver arriving guests are transferred to their hotel.

* Prices are per person based on the occupancy shown.
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
* All prices are in U.S. dollars.

* Unless otherwise indicated, all rates shown are per person in U.S. Dollars, sharing double occupancy. All rates are subject to change.

Unless otherwise indicated all tours are available for daily departure during the effective date range.

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Rockies By Rail

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Calgary, BC, Canada: 51.053400, -114.063000
Banff, Alberta, Canada: 51.177800, -115.568000
Kamloops, BC, Canada: 50.675800, -120.339000
Vancouver, BC, Canada: 49.260900, -123.114000
Seattle, WA: 47.603800, -122.330000
Posted in Alaska Ferry Cruises, Banff, Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Inside Passage, One Way Cruises, Seattle, Vancouver.