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

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Fly from Ottawa  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC) YOW - YYC

$201 - $661

3 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Calgary (YYC) YUL - YYC

$246 - $749

Train, bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Edmonton
  3. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary North Office

$420 - $755

Drive  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Calgary 2501.6 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Calgary is to fly which costs $260 - $900 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Calgary is to fly which costs $260 - $900 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Calgary is 2877 km. The road distance is 4002.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Calgary without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 23 h and costs $550 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Ottawa to Calgary, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 36 min.

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Calgary is 2 h behind Ottawa. It is currently 6:47 PM in Ottawa and 4:47 PM in Calgary.

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Calgary is 4003 km. It takes approximately 41 h 30 min to drive from Ottawa to Calgary.

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

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There are 256+ hotels available in Calgary. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Calgary.
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  • Distance: 1798.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Calgary, AB, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Ottawa to Calgary hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Regina
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $12,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Toronto to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$280 - $290
Economy
$310 - $440
EconomyPlus
$370 - $550
Business
$550 - $850
Bus operators
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Edmonton Downtown to Calgary North, AB
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
myebus.ca

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs $4.

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