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

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  6h 25m

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

$127 - $284

3 alternative options

Train to San Diego, fly  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Calgary (YYC) SAN - YYC

$183 - $355

Bus  •  45h 48m

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

$227 - $441

Drive  •  25h 35m

  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 - $290 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Calgary is to fly which costs $120 - $290 and takes 6h 25m.

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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 Wb 40 Av Nw @ 4 St Nw via Vancouver, BC and Wb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 48m.

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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 45h 48m and costs $220 - $450.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m 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 6h 25m and costs $120 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $450 and takes 45h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 6m.

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Los Angeles to Calgary bus services, operated by Rider Express, 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: 6h 25m

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

Air Canada, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Calgary hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Calgary via Vancouver, Bc, Vancouver, BC, and Wb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne in around 45h 48m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
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 Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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Calgary is 1h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 4:06 AM in Los Angeles and 5:06 AM in Calgary.

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

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

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There are 265+ hotels available in Calgary. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs .

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