There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Calgary by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Calgary (YYC) LAX - YYC

$124 - $296

3 alternative options

Bus  •  47 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB 5000 / ...

$173 - $435

Train, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  4. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB

$267 - $733

Drive  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Calgary 1582.2 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Calgary is to fly which costs $120 - $300 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Calgary is to fly which costs $120 - $300 and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Calgary. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Calgary, AB via Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 45 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Calgary is 1200 miles. The road distance is 1582.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Calgary without a car is to bus which takes 47 h 45 min and costs $170 - $440.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Los Angeles to Calgary, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Calgary bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Calgary is to fly which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $120 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $440 and takes 47 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 1 min.

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Los Angeles to Calgary bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Calgary, AB station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Calgary.
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  • Distance: 1199.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Calgary, AB, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Calgary every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Calgary via Coquitlam, Bc and Coquitlam, BC in around 47 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
33 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Bus from Bellingham, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140

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Calgary is 1 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 3:02 AM in Los Angeles and 4:02 AM in Calgary.

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Calgary is 1582 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 35 min to drive from Los Angeles to Calgary.

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United Airlines, Delta, WestJet and two other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 249+ hotels available in Calgary. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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