There are 6 ways to get from Calgary to Great Falls by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  38 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
  3. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center

$164 - $446

Cheapest option

Fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Lethbridge (YQL) YYC - YQL
  2. Drive from Lethbridge to Great Falls

$132 - $398

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Great Falls 318.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Great Falls  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Great Falls (GTF) YYC - GTF

$278 - $1,008

Fly to Medicine Hat, drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Medicine Hat (YXH) YYC - YXH
  2. Drive from Medicine Hat to Great Falls

$158 - $478

Fly to Helena, shuttle  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Helena (HLN) YYC - HLN
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT

$312 - $1,070

Questions & Answers

The distance between Calgary and Great Falls is 443 km. The road distance is 510 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Great Falls without a car is to bus and train which takes 38 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 38 h 4 min to get from Calgary to Great Falls, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Calgary Airport to Great Falls Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Great Falls is 510 km. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Calgary to Great Falls.

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United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Calgary Airport to Great Falls Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Great Falls. Prices start at $67 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 .

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Great Falls.
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  • Distance: 277.1 miles
  • Duration: 38 h 4 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Great Falls, MT, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Calgary to Great Falls every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Medicine Hat
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,100
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,300
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Las Vegas, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Calgary to Medicine Hat
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
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 Everett Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
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 Coquitlam, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
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