There are 5 ways to get from Calgary to Kalispell by bus, car, train or plane

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  •  23 h 28 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 Whitefish Amtrak

$162 - $369

Cheapest option

Fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  6 h 21 min

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

$134 - $398

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Kalispell 301.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Kalispell  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Kalispell (FCA) YYC - FCA

$257 - $893

Fly to Cranbrook, drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Cranbrook (YXC) YYC - YXC
  2. Drive from Cranbrook to Kalispell

$187 - $513

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Kalispell is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Kalispell is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Calgary and Kalispell is 318 km. The road distance is 481.8 km.

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It takes approximately 23 h 28 min to get from Calgary to Kalispell, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Kalispell is Kalispell (FCA) Airport which is 13.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Missoula (MSO) (143 km), Cranbrook (YXC) (191 km), Lethbridge (YQL) (194.9 km) and Spokane (GEG) (248.6 km).

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Kalispell.
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  • Distance: 198.6 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 28 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Calgary to Kalispell 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 Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
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 Spokane Amtrak to Whitefish Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
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

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