There are 7 ways to get from Calgary to Great Falls by bus, car, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus, drive, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  30 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Trail
  2. Drive from Trail to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
  4. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak to Great Falls, MT - Transit Transfer Center

$136 - $374

Cheapest option

Fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  5 h 29 min

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

$132 - $398

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  38 h 14 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

$165 - $448

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Great Falls 318.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Great Falls  •  8 h 35 min

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

$278 - $1,008

Fly to Medicine Hat, drive  •  7 h 7 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 14 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 cheapest way to get from Calgary to Great Falls is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Great Falls is to fly and drive which costs $170 - $550 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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

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It takes approximately 30 h 3 min to get from Calgary to Great Falls, including transfers.

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and three other airlines fly from Calgary to Great Falls hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Medicine Hat
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,300
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 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
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,300
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
45 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Helena via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Spokane Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Everett Amtrak to Shelby Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16 h 49 min
Frequency
Once 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 Trail
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Calgary, AB to Coquitlam, BC
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Kettle Falls, WA to Spokane Intermodal, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Toole County
Greyhound USA
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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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