There are 8 ways to get from Calgary to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to Reagan Washington  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Reagan Washington (DCA) YYC - DCA

$210 - $422

Cheapest option

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) YYC - IAD

$146 - $566

6 alternative options

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Baltimore (BWI) YYC - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$253 - $1,263

Bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street 5150
  2. Take the bus from Toronto to Washington

$233 - $503

Bus, train via New York  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  2. Take the train from Toronto to New York
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station

$371 - $1,011

Bus, train  •  3 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Edmonton
  2. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto
  3. Take the bus from Toronto to Washington

$290 - $940

Bus, train via Edmonton  •  3 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary North Office to Edmonton South - Ramada
  2. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to New York
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station

$454 - $1,472

Drive  •  39 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Washington 2403.4 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Washington is to fly which costs $270 - $550 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Washington is to fly which costs $270 - $550 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to Washington. However, there are services departing from Calgary, AB and arriving at Washington via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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The distance between Calgary and Washington is 3169 km. The road distance is 3845.4 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 19 h and costs $300 - $650.

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It takes approximately 9 h 19 min to get from Calgary to Washington, including transfers.

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Calgary to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Calgary, AB station.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Washington is to fly which takes 9 h 19 min and costs $270 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $650 and takes 2 days 19 h.

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There is no direct flight from Calgary Airport to Reagan Washington Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 24 min and has one stopover.

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Calgary to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington station.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Washington.
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  • Distance: 1980.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 19 min

What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Washington, DC, USA?

United Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Calgary to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to Washington via Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street and Toronto in around 2 days 19 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Saskatoon, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to New York
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $110
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $250
Business
$180 - $260
Business Plus/Sleeper
$330 - $460
Train from Edmonton to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$410 - $600
Economy Plus
$550 - $800
Business
$600 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $260
Online Fare
$240 - $330
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
Bus from Calgary, AB to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60

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