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There are 7 ways to get from Calgary to California by plane, bus or car

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Fly to San Francisco  •  6h 3m

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

$134 - $367

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Fly to Los Angeles  •  6h 35m

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

$118 - $288

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Fly to San Diego  •  6h 23m

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

$150 - $281

Fly to San Jose  •  8h 7m

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

$153 - $476

Fly to Long Beach  •  8h 31m

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Long Beach (LGB) YYC - LGB

$210 - $370

Bus  •  2 days 0h

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

$223 - $455

Drive  •  25h 23m

  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 $150 - $380 and takes 6h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to California is to fly which costs $170 - $480 and takes 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to California. However, there are services departing from Eb 40 Av Nw @ 4 St Nw and arriving at 5th / Los Angeles via Calgary, AB, Vancouver, Bc and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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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 0h and costs $290 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m to get from Calgary to California, including transfers.

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Calgary to California bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to California is to fly which takes 6h 3m and costs $170 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $290 - $600 and takes 2 days 0h.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 52m.

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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: 6h 3m

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

WestJet, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Calgary to San Francisco hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to Los Angeles via Eb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, Los Angeles, Ca, and 7th / Decatur in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Diego
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to San Francisco via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Diego via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Los Angeles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Calgary to San Jose via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Calgary to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Calgary to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Calgary to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
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
33h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310

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California is 1h behind Calgary. It is currently 5:35 PM in Calgary and 4:35 PM in California.

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

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

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There are seven+ 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 34m and costs $10.

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