Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Calgary in 2019

Flight information Vancouver to Calgary

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Average flight time, total distance 683 kilometers

1h 20min

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1 airport

Vancouver to Calgary Flight Information

Calgary is the largest city in the Canadian province of Alberta and the third-largest city in Canada. Calgary has a population of 1.5 million people and an altitude of 3,800 feet, well above most other Canadian cities. The total distance from Calgary to Vancouver is 683 kilometres. The best way to travel from Vancouver to Calgary is by plane with an average flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes. The best months to find cheap flights from Vancouver to Calgary are October, January and February with roundtrip flights for as little as $147.

Vancouver to Calgary Airline Information

WestJet, Air Canada, Flair Airlines and Air Transat all offer flights from Vancouver to Calgary. WestJet, Air Canada and Flair Airlines offer direct flights, but Air Transat does not. WestJet offers the most flights per day, with almost one direct flight every hour between 8am and 8pm. Air Canada also offers many direct flights to Calgary Airport each day. All direct flights from Vancouver to Calgary depart from Vancouver International Airport and arrive at Calgary Airport.

Vancouver and Calgary Airports Information

YVR Departures Information

Flights to Calgary from Vancouver could fly out of either of Vancouver's two international airports, Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre and Vancouver International Airport.
Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre
The Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre is within walking distance of the Waterfront Station, which is a transit hub to Downtown Vancouver. It makes transport to Vancouver airport easy and affordable for travellers.
Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver International Airport, known as the Pacific Gateway for its proximity to Asia, is the second-largest airport in Canada. It's actually home to two airports, the Vancouver International Airport and Vancouver International Water Airport. They are next to each other, and the Water Airport makes it accessible to seaplanes. Travellers can unwind after getting through security with a glass of wine at Vino Volo or grab a quick bite from Hudson News & Euro Café before boarding. Vancouver International Airport has two terminals. The main terminal houses most of the flights and includes the domestic and international terminals in four concourses. The South terminal is home to the corporate headquarters and the floatplane area. Visitors to Vancouver International Airport should also be aware that they may be subject to spot-check inspections within gate lounge areas, with CBSA officers and dogs on regular patrol. Learn more about customs and immigration at Vancouver International airport.

YYC Arrivals Information

Calgary is also home to two airline venues, the Calgary International Airport and Calgary Airport (Springbank Airport).
Calgary International Airport
Calgary International Airport is the only international field in Calgary, but it also serves domestic routes. The airport is about 17 kilometres and a short 15-minute drive or 45 minute bus ride from Downtown Calgary. It serves as the headquarters of WestJet and a hub for Air Canada. Hungry travellers can enjoy quick service at Green Chili or A&W, or they can have a more sit-down experience at Compass Restaurant or Vin Room YYC Airport.
Calgary Airport (Springbank Airport)
Calgary Airport is in Springbank, a suburb of the city. Calgary Airport is Canada's 10th busiest airport and acts as a reliever for Calgary International Airport on extra busy days. Calgary Airport is just a short 25 minute drive from Downtown Calgary.

Alternative Vancouver to Calgary Transport Options

Both driving and taking the bus from Vancouver to Calgary are also great options for travelling between the two cities. Greyhound offers a bus service from Vancouver to Calgary which can cost as little as $85 and take as long as 15 hours. The Vancouver to Calgary drive time is around 10 hours 15 minutes and uses approximately 91 litres of gas on average.

Calgary Information

There's a one-hour time difference between Vancouver and Calgary. Calgary is one hour ahead. The Calgary weather is dry and sunny for the most part. Although, the winter the weather in Calgary can be extremely cold. Due to its prairie location, the Calgary weather can be extremely windy.

Things to do in Calgary

Calgary is near the Canadian Rockies, so a visit to the city offers access to a large downtown area, but it's also an easy drive to great outdoor vacation options such as hiking and skiing. There are a large variety of well-priced Calgary hotels both in the downtown and surrounding area. The greater Calgary area is accessible via Calgary’s public transit network, ‘Calgary transit’. Adult fares cost a maximum of $3.30 whilst children ride free. Daily and Monthly Calgary Transit passes are also available. Calgary is known for The Calgary Zoo and Spruce Meadows, an equestrian center that offers daily shows for visitors. Tourists should also check out and enjoy the complimentary tasting included in the ticket price. The Glenbow Museum has an extensive collection of history and art that focuses on the culture of Western Canada. It also has exhibits from Europe and Asia. Read more things to do in Calgary here. Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.