There are 8 ways to get from Calgary to California by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to San Francisco  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to San Francisco (SFO) YYC - SFO

$134 - $367

Cheapest option

Fly to Los Angeles  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Los Angeles (LAX) YYC - LAX

$124 - $296

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Fly to San Diego  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to San Diego (SAN) YYC - SAN

$150 - $281

Fly to San Jose  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to San Jose (SJC) YYC - SJC

$152 - $472

Fly to Sacramento  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Sacramento (SMF) YYC - SMF

$160 - $610

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC 5153 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca 1429

$176 - $443

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$260 - $765

Drive  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Los Angeles 1582.3 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to California is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to California is to fly which costs $170 - $480 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to California. However, there are services departing from Calgary, AB and arriving at 5th / San Pedro via Vancouver, Bc and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Calgary and California is 1638 km. The road distance is 2531.6 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to California without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs $220 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Calgary to California, including transfers.

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Calgary to California bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to California is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $170 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 53 min.

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Calgary to California bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to California.
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  • Distance: 1023.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and California, USA?

WestJet, Air Canada and five other airlines fly from Calgary to San Francisco every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Sacramento via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310

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California is 1 h behind Calgary. It is currently 9:00 AM in Calgary and 8:00 AM in California.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to California is 2532 km. It takes approximately 25 h 23 min to drive from Calgary to California.

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United Airlines, WestJet, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in California. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 35 min and costs $10.

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