There are 4 ways to get from Calgary to Shelby by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus, drive, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  27 h 13 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

$137 - $374

Cheapest option

Fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  4 h 16 min

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

$121 - $378

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Shelby 234.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Medicine Hat, drive  •  5 h 45 min

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

$150 - $463

Questions & Answers

The distance between Calgary and Shelby is 325 km. The road distance is 375.5 km.

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It takes approximately 27 h 13 min to get from Calgary to Shelby, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Lethbridge Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Shelby is 375 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Calgary to Shelby.

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

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There are three+ hotels available in Shelby. Prices start at $100 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 Shelby.
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  • Distance: 203.1 miles
  • Duration: 27 h 13 min

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

There is no direct connection from Calgary to Shelby. However, you can take the bus to Trail, take the drive to Kettle Falls, WA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Spokane, WA, take the walk to Spokane Amtrak, then take the train to Shelby Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Shelby.

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
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
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 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
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
Website
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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