Flights to Calgary

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When is the best time to fly to Calgary?

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With great sights and fun activities throughout the year, there really is no ‘bad’ time to visit Canada’s fourth largest city. If your travel dates are flexible and you are looking for the cheapest flights to Calgary, avoid peak times and holidays when national and international flights are in high demand. The city experiences a surge in visitors during the Calgary Stampede in July, national holidays, and Christmas holidays. If you need to travel during these periods, book your flights and accommodation early to avoid disappointment. If you want to save on travel fares, book domestic flights outside of these times for the best deals.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Calgary?

If you don’t want to visit Calgary in May, then you should wait until April to fly from Canada, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of 327 C$.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Calgary?

We recommend purchasing flights from Canada to Calgary 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Calgary for 399 C$. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Calgary outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from Canada to Calgary for 110 C$.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Calgary?

The cheapest day to depart from Canada to Calgary is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as 374 C$. The most expensive day to fly to Calgary is Sunday, with ticket prices averaging around 466 C$.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Calgary?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Calgary is in the morning. Flights from Canada to Calgary during this time can be as low as 421 C$. Flights to Calgary are more costly at noon, with an average ticket price of 503 C$. Departure times at noon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

Is there a good place to hike near Calgary?

Marmot Basin Peak is known in Calgary for its amazing views and rigorous terrain. Locals and tourists enjoy making their way up the mountains when temperatures are mild and there is less chance of precipitation. The months of April, May, and October seem to be the most ideal times to visit Calgary if you’re looking to fully experience hiking a mountain and walking a beautiful nature trail. During the warmer months, hikers around the Calgary area find that parks like Calaway Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Calgary in July, August, or September.

When are the weather conditions best for skiing in Calgary?

momondo users looking to go skiing in Calgary find that January is more than likely the best time to hit the slopes. The lower temperatures in the area mixed with a higher chance of snow make mountains like Sunshine Village the perfect place for a vacation. If you are planning a ski trip to multiple mountains, Nakiska Ski Resort is a recommended attraction in the Calgary area.

Is there an alternative airport near Calgary?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Calgary is possible. If you are planning a flight to Calgary, consider booking flights to Red Deer Airport (126 km from Calgary city centre).

Calgary flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Canada to Calgary found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
12 Mar.
1h 20m
Vancouver Intl
1h 20m
12:20 p.m.
Calgary
20 Mar.
4:35 p.m.
Calgary
1h 35m
6:10 p.m.
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
23 Apr.
1h 21m
Vancouver Intl
1h 21m
4:21 p.m.
Calgary
28 Apr.
5:20 p.m.
Calgary
1h 35m
6:55 p.m.
Vancouver Intl
WestJet
12 Mar.
1h 24m
Vancouver Intl
1h 24m
3:24 p.m.
Calgary
22 Mar.
5:30 p.m.
Calgary
1h 32m
7:02 p.m.
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
17 Feb.
1h 26m
Vancouver Intl
1h 26m
3:26 p.m.
Calgary
22 Feb.
5:50 a.m.
Calgary
1h 35m
7:25 a.m.
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
26 Feb.
1h 30m
Vancouver Intl
1h 30m
8:55 a.m.
Calgary
8 Mar.
4:30 p.m.
Calgary
1h 32m
6:02 p.m.
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
10 Mar.
1h 30m
Vancouver Intl
1h 30m
8:55 a.m.
Calgary
19 Mar.
5:30 p.m.
Calgary
1h 32m
7:02 p.m.
Vancouver Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Calgary

If you're looking for one-way flights to Calgary, view some of our deals below provided by Flair Airlines
Air Canada
17 Feb.
1h 20m
Vancouver Intl
1h 20m
4:30 a.m.
Calgary
Air Canada
18 Feb.
1h 20m
Vancouver Intl
1h 20m
2:50 p.m.
Calgary
WestJet
17 Feb.
1h 26m
Vancouver Intl
1h 26m
3:26 p.m.
Calgary


Which airlines fly to Calgary?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Calgary

Travelers have four options for domestic flights to Calgary (YYC): Air Canada, WestJet, Air North, and Central Mountain Air have flights scheduled regularly. Other airlines reaching YYC include Sunwing Airlines, Air Transat, Alaska Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, and American Airlines. A variety of routes are available and direct flights from major cities, including Toronto and Vancouver, run multiple times a day.


How to get from the airport to Calgary city centre?

Below you will find all the airports in Calgary along with the distance from the city centre

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Once you have arrived in Calgary, getting to the city centre is easy. Calgary Transit operates an express Route 300 and Routes 100 and 430 to and from Calgary International Airport (YYC). Buses run from 5:00 am until midnight. Check the schedule for exact times. If you are arriving at the Domestic terminal, head across the road on the Arrivals Level to Bus Bay 7 or 8 for bus routes into the city. Pay with coins on the bus or find ticket vending machines at Bus Bay 7. Machines accept debit, credit, and coins. You can also purchase boarding passes at Mac’s Convenience Stores on the Arrivals Level of the terminal. If you arrive at the International terminal, make your way to the curb outside the Arrivals Level for Bus Bay 32.


Popular routes to Calgary

Most frequently searched flights to Calgary along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Winnipeg to Calgary Flights
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2h 05m
Cheapest price
117 C$
Vancouver to Calgary Flights
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118 C$
Toronto to Calgary Flights
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178 C$
Denver to Calgary Flights
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338 C$
San Francisco to Calgary Flights
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341 C$
Salt Lake City to Calgary Flights
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369 C$
Minneapolis to Calgary Flights
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371 C$
Atlanta to Calgary Flights
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4h 35m
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381 C$
Philadelphia to Calgary Flights
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7h 20m
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401 C$
Los Angeles to Calgary Flights
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403 C$
Boston to Calgary Flights
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5h 03m
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405 C$
Montreal to Calgary Flights
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4h 37m
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412 C$
New York to Calgary Flights
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5h 02m
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430 C$
Orlando to Calgary Flights
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5h 25m
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430 C$
Chicago to Calgary Flights
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3h 44m
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441 C$
Kelowna to Calgary Flights
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1h 05m
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446 C$
Abbotsford to Calgary Flights
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1h 11m
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482 C$
Ottawa to Calgary Flights
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4h 21m
Cheapest price
506 C$
Dallas to Calgary Flights
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3h 51m
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519 C$
London to Calgary Flights
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4h 00m
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How to get around in Calgary?

There are different options for getting around Calgary and each offers its own benefits.

Light Rail

Calgary Transit connects major attractions and accommodation through a network of buses and the CTrain (LRT) system. If you are staying and playing in the downtown core, the CTrain offers a Free Fare Zone that allows you to hop on and off free of charge between 10 stations along 7th Avenue SW.

Rental Cars

Rental cars provide a fast, flexible option for drivers with a valid license. Certain age restrictions may apply to different vehicle types. Check for special deals on weekends and ask about promotions.

Taxis

Taxis and Uber rides also offer a fast way to explore the city, but they come with a higher price tag. Regulated taxi rates are approximately $12 CAD per 5 kilometres. Surge pricing during rush hour and events like the Stampede can drive up costs, so confirm the rate beforehand.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Calgary?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within Canada. For foreign nationals, please check the Government of Canada Immigration website.


Additional info and tips about visiting Calgary

Things to do and Places of Interest in Calgary

Whether you travel to escape into nature or prefer exploring new cities, scenic views and a young urban population make Calgary a great destination year-round. The city is home to a blossoming food scene, happening nightlife, and interactive historical museums. With the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies just a short drive away, Calgary is the perfect place to base yourself as you explore Western Canada’s gorgeous national parks and natural splendour. 4 seasons with widely ranging temperatures, and more than 120 spoken languages combine for a diverse city that is full of energy. Get your shopping fix with options that range from markets selling unique local handicrafts to malls housing international brands. Visit Heritage Park Historical Village for a fun lesson in local history that lets you step back into the 1900s. Afterwards, explore some of the local breweries for a taste of Cowtown and kick off a night out at one of the many varied hot spots. From country music to electronic dance parties, there is no shortage of options in the city for a full itinerary at any time of the year.

Calgary Stampede

There is no better time to see the city’s spark and culture on display than during the 10-day Calgary Stampede. The world’s largest rodeo features events from day to night, including concerts, First Nations exhibits, chuck wagon races, shows, and more. There’s something for guests of all ages to enjoy under the July summer sun. More than 1 million visitors attend each year, so book your flight to Calgary early.

Hikes and Walking Trails

If you would rather skip the crowds, why not bundle up during the chilly months and take on the hiking trails just outside the city? The Canada Olympic Park provides the chance to try luge and other winter sports, or hit the slopes for a variety of fun winter activities. The nearby Kananaskis Country area marks the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies and makes for a perfect daytrip or longer city escape. Keep your eyes peeled for roaming wildlife, including elk and more than 130 species of birds. Don’t miss relaxing in the hot springs and taking in the brilliant blue of Lake Louise.

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