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There are 6 ways to get from Calgary to Whitefish by bus, train, car 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, train  •  32 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Whitefish Amtrak Station

$215 - $450

Cheapest option

Fly to Lethbridge, drive  •  6 h 22 min

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

$133 - $398

4 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  32 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Everett, WA to Spokane, WA 736
  4. Take the train from Spokane Amtrak Station to Whitefish Amtrak Station

$207 - $380

Drive  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Whitefish 294.3 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Cranbrook, drive  •  8 h 13 min

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

$188 - $518

Fly to Kalispell  •  8 h 41 min

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

$263 - $903

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Whitefish is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Whitefish is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Calgary and Whitefish is 294 km. The road distance is 470.9 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Whitefish without a car is to bus and train which takes 32 h 30 min and costs $280 - $600.

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It takes approximately 32 h 30 min to get from Calgary to Whitefish, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Lethbridge Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Whitefish is 471 km. It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to drive from Calgary to Whitefish.

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

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There are 92+ hotels available in Whitefish. Prices start at $88 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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Map of how to get from Calgary to Whitefish.
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  • Distance: 183.8 miles
  • Duration: 32 h 30 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Calgary to Whitefish hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Lethbridge
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Calgary to Cranbrook
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Calgary to Kalispell via Seattle, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Whitefish Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Train from Spokane Amtrak Station to Whitefish Amtrak Station
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
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Everett, WA to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com

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