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There are 6 ways to get from Calgary to Clearwater by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus, drive  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Salmon Arm, BC
  2. Drive from Salmon Arm, BC to North Shore Exchange
  3. Drive from Old Highway 5 at Todd Mountain Road to Clearwater

$85 - $120

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Banff, AB
  2. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Jasper, AB
  3. Take the train from Jasper to Clearwater

$194 - $333

Bus, train via Jasper  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Banff, AB
  2. Take the bus from Banff to Jasper
  3. Take the train from Jasper to Clearwater

$154 - $333

Bus, train via Lake Louise, AB  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Lake Louise, AB
  2. Take the bus from Lake Louise, AB to Jasper, AB
  3. Take the train from Jasper to Clearwater

$170 - $265

Drive  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Clearwater 466.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Kamloops (YKA) YYC - YKA
  2. Drive from Kamloops to Clearwater

$138 - $444

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Clearwater is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Clearwater is to fly and drive which costs $180 - $600 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Calgary and Clearwater is 419 km. The road distance is 746.8 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Clearwater without a car is to bus and train which takes 14 h and costs $250 - $440.

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It takes approximately 12 h 59 min to get from Calgary to Clearwater, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Kamloops Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Clearwater is 1 h behind Calgary. It is currently 4:33 PM in Calgary and 3:33 PM in Clearwater.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Clearwater is 747 km. It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to drive from Calgary to Clearwater.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Calgary Airport to Kamloops Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Clearwater. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Clearwater.
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  • Distance: 261.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 59 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Clearwater, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Calgary to Clearwater. However, you can take the line 38 bus to Eb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne, take the walk to Calgary, AB, take the bus to Salmon Arm, BC, take the drive to North Shore Exchange, take the line 13 bus to Old Highway 5 at Todd Mountain Road, then take the drive to Clearwater. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Calgary to Clearwater via Banff, AB, Jasper, AB, and Jasper in around 14 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Jasper to Clearwater
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Salmon Arm, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Jasper, AB
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Lake Louise, AB to Jasper, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Sundog Transportation and Tours
Phone
1-888-786-3641
Email
info@sundogtours.com
Website
sundogtours.com
Bus from Banff to Jasper
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
sundogtours.com
Road
$45 - $65

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 34 min and costs $10.

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