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Cheapest flights to Calgary airports

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Vancouver Intl Airport
Calgary

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Vancouver TO Calgary

Vancouver Intl Airport (YVR) to Calgary (YYC)

Typically, flights to Calgary from Vancouver are cheaper when flying from Vancouver Intl to Calgary, which has an average price of 232 C$

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CALGARY FROM VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORTMay32% cheaperFlying from Vancouver Intl Airport to Calgary costs on average just 158 C$ in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CALGARY FROM VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORTDecember47% more expensiveIt costs about 342 C$ for flights to Calgary from Vancouver Intl Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CALGARY FROM VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORTDecember417% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Calgary from Vancouver Intl Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Calgary?

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?

    The cheapest month to fly to Calgary from Canada is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around 318 C$, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to Calgary from Canada during April instead. Flights to Calgary in April, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around 322 C$.

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

    Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Calgary. During this timeframe, flight prices are around 393 C$. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Calgary outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from Canada to Calgary for 69 C$.

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

    The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Calgary is on a Wednesday when prices can be found for as low as 381 C$. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from Canada because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around 467 C$.

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

    Our data shows that the cheapest Canada to Calgary flights are usually those with departure times in the morning. Our users have found flights to Calgary in the morning for as low as 441 C$. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the evening when prices are 526 C$ on average. Flights to Calgary from Canada in the evening are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.

  • 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. Many momondo users planning trips to multiple ski mountains or resorts in the Calgary area will check out Nakiska Ski Resort as well.

  • 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
Flair Airlines
1 Oct.
YXX2:00 a.m.Abbotsford
1h 15m
YYC3:15 a.m.Calgary
23 Oct.
YYC5:00 a.m.Calgary
1h 15m
YXX6:15 a.m.Abbotsford
Flair Airlines
26 Aug.
YXX11:00 a.m.Abbotsford
1h 15m
YYC12:15 p.m.Calgary
27 Aug.
YYC5:50 p.m.Calgary
1h 15m
YXX7:05 p.m.Abbotsford
Flair Airlines
31 Aug.
YXX7:30 a.m.Abbotsford
1h 15m
YYC8:45 a.m.Calgary
13 Sep.
YYC5:00 a.m.Calgary
1h 15m
YXX6:15 a.m.Abbotsford
Flair Airlines
31 Aug.
YXX7:30 a.m.Abbotsford
1h 15m
YYC8:45 a.m.Calgary
1 Sep.
YYC5:10 a.m.Calgary
1h 20m
YXX6:30 a.m.Abbotsford
Multiple Airlines
21 Sep.
YXX8:20 a.m.Abbotsford
1h 11m
YYC9:31 a.m.Calgary
23 Sep.
YYC6:25 p.m.Calgary
1h 20m
YXX7:45 p.m.Abbotsford
Flair Airlines
11 Nov.
YKF10:10 a.m.Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo
4h 00m
YYC2:10 p.m.Calgary
18 Nov.
YYC12:55 p.m.Calgary
3h 40m
YKF4:35 p.m.Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Calgary

If you're looking for one-way flights from Canada to Calgary, view some of our deals below provided by Air Canada, Flair Airlines and WestJet
Flair Airlines
31 Aug.
YXX7:30 a.m.Abbotsford
1h 15m
YYC8:45 a.m.Calgary
WestJet
11 Sep.
YXX1:30 p.m.Abbotsford
1h 28m
YYC2:58 p.m.Calgary
Air Canada
14 Oct.
YYJ2:20 a.m.Victoria Intl
1h 21m
YYC3:41 a.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.


Airports near Calgary

Below you will find all the airports in Calgary along with their 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
Abbotsford to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 11m
Cheapest price68 C$
Vancouver to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 11m
Cheapest price68 C$
Toronto to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price84 C$
Victoria to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price98 C$
Ottawa to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time4h 19m
Cheapest price108 C$
Winnipeg to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time2h 05m
Cheapest price148 C$
Edmonton to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time0h 50m
Cheapest price234 C$
Montreal to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time4h 25m
Cheapest price279 C$
Regina to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 24m
Cheapest price350 C$
Saskatoon to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price352 C$
Grande Prairie to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 17m
Cheapest price397 C$
Penticton to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price399 C$
Comox to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price406 C$
Kamloops to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time0h 54m
Cheapest price412 C$
Kelowna to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time0h 58m
Cheapest price423 C$
Nanaimo to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 36m
Cheapest price450 C$
Fort McMurray to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time1h 32m
Cheapest price453 C$
London, Ontario to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time4h 04m
Cheapest price481 C$
Brandon, Manitoba to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time2h 12m
Cheapest price511 C$
Québec City to Calgary Flights
Fastest flight time6h 43m
Cheapest price521 C$

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.


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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.