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There are 6 ways to get from Calgary to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Reagan Washington  •  9 h

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

$210 - $422

Cheapest option

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  9 h 36 min

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

$176 - $716

4 alternative options

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  9 h 50 min

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

$233 - $863

Bus  •  4 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Harrisburg, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc

$479 - $1,142

Bus, train, drive  •  6 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Jasper, AB
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
  3. Drive from Prince Rupert to Bellingham, Wa
  4. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  5. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Pittsburgh, Pa
  6. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$743 - $1,594

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.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to Washington. However, there are services departing from Eb 40 Av Nw @ 4 St Nw and arriving at Washington, Dc via Calgary, AB, Vancouver, Bc, Los Angeles, Ca and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 17 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 4 days 17 h and costs $600 - $1,500.

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

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Calgary to Washington bus services, operated by Rider Express, 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 and costs $270 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $600 - $1,500 and takes 4 days 17 h.

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There is no direct flight from Calgary Airport to Reagan Washington Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Calgary to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc 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

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

Delta, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Calgary to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to Washington via Eb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver, Bc, Los Angeles, Ca, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 4 days 17 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
9 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $600
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Calgary to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Calgary to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$160 - $230
Business
$230 - $330
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$240 - $400
Flexible
$470 - $650
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Bellingham, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $300
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $380
Flexible
$440 - $600
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary Downtown, AB to Jasper, AB
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com

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Washington is 2 h ahead of Calgary. It is currently 7:59 PM in Calgary and 9:59 PM in Washington.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Washington is 3845 km. It takes approximately 39 h 16 min to drive from Calgary to Washington.

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WestJet, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Calgary Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 34 min and costs $10.

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