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

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Fly to Vancouver  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Vancouver (YVR) YYC - YVR

$110 - $342

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Bus  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC Calgary

$102 - $142

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Fly to Abbotsford, bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Abbotsford (YXX) YYC - YXX
  2. Take the bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station

$115 - $363

Drive  •  11h 39m

  1. Drive from Calgary to Vancouver 611.3 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Vancouver is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 11h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Vancouver is to fly which costs $140 - $450 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Eb 40 Av Nw @ 4 St Nw and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 29m.

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The distance between Calgary and Vancouver is 674 km. The road distance is 978.1 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 13h 29m and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Calgary to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Calgary to Vancouver bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Vancouver is to fly which takes 3h 26m and costs $140 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 13h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Calgary to Vancouver bus services, operated by Rider Express, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 421 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

Air Transat, WestJet and three other airlines fly from Calgary to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, Rider Express operates a bus from Calgary to Vancouver once a week. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 12h 15m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Abbotsford
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Calgary to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Calgary to Abbotsford
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Calgary to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Calgary to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Bus operators
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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Vancouver is 1h behind Calgary. It is currently 12:19 AM in Calgary and 11:19 PM in Vancouver.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Vancouver is 978 km. It takes approximately 11h 39m to drive from Calgary to Vancouver.

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Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, Flair Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 668+ hotels available in Vancouver. 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 34m and costs $10.

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