There are 4 ways to get from Calgary to Hay River by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Hay River  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Hay River (YHY) YYC - YHY

$81 - $418

3 alternative options

Fly to Yellowknife, bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Yellowknife (YZF) YYC - YZF
  2. Take the bus from Yellowknife, NT to Hay River, NT

Fly to High Level, drive  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to High Level (YOJ) YYC - YOJ
  2. Drive from High Level to Hay River

$87 - $398

Drive  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Hay River 866.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Hay River is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 16 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Hay River is to fly which costs $100 - $550 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Calgary and Hay River is 1091 km. The road distance is 1387 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Calgary to Hay River, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Calgary Airport to Hay River Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Hay River is 1387 km. It takes approximately 16 h 38 min to drive from Calgary to Hay River.

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First Air, WestJet, Central Mountain Air and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to Hay River Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Hay River. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Hay River.
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  • Distance: 681.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Hay River, NT, Canada?

Air Canada, First Air and three other airlines fly from Calgary to Hay River 4 times a day.

Airlines
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Calgary to High Level via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Yellowknife via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Northwestern Air
Website
nwal.ca
Flights from Calgary to Hay River via Edmonton, High Level
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Calgary to High Level via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
First Air
Website
firstair.ca
Flights from Calgary to Hay River via Yellowknife
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Bus operators
Frontier Coachlines NWT
Phone
+1 867-874-2566
Website
frontiercoachlinesnwtltd.ca
Bus from Yellowknife, NT to Hay River, NT
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Further information at
http://www.frontiercoachlinesnwtltd.ca/passenger

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