There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Calgary by plane, bus, train 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  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Calgary (YYC) ORD - YYC

$210 - $453

6 alternative options

Bus  •  41 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND 933 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fargo, ND to Grand Forks, ND 928
  4. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
  5. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB

$214 - $432

Train, bus  •  41 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND 927
  3. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to US/Canadian Border
  4. Take the bus from US/Canadian Border to Winnipeg Airport
  5. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB

$250 - $514

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  45 h 35 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Chicago, IL to Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin
  2. Take the bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN 966
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND 927
  4. Take the bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
  5. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB

$219 - $390

Train, bus, drive  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Arden "1" Stop Conoco
  3. Drive from Arden "1" Stop Conoco to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Calgary, AB

$310 - $875

Train, bus, drive via Christina Lake, BC  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  3. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Christina Lake, BC
  4. Take the bus from Christina Lake, BC to Calgary, AB

$303 - $897

Drive  •  27 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Calgary 1703.2 miles

$220 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Calgary is to drive which costs $220 - $330 and takes 27 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Calgary is to fly which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $210 - $460.

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The distance between Chicago and Calgary is 2252 km. The road distance is 2725 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Chicago to Calgary, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Calgary. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Calgary, AB via Hennepin Ave & Maple St, Minneapolis, MN, Fargo, ND, Grand Forks, ND and Winnipeg, MB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Calgary, AB, Canada?

American Airlines, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Chicago to Calgary every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Calgary via Minneapolis, Mn, Hennepin Ave & Maple St, Hennepin Ave & 9th St S, Minneapolis, MN, Fargo, ND, Grand Forks, ND, Winnipeg Airport, and Winnipeg, MB in around 41 h 17 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Spokane Amtrak
Ave. Duration
37 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$230 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $700
Room
$850 - $1,300
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Fargo, ND
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Fargo, ND to Grand Forks, ND
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks, ND to Winnipeg Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Grand Forks, ND
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Grand Forks, ND to US/Canadian Border
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from US/Canadian Border to Winnipeg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Madison to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $100
Online Fare
$90 - $130
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$120 - $180
Bus from Trail to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$85 - $120
Bus from Christina Lake, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
14 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Arden "1" Stop Conoco
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Amtrak Thruway
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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