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There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Calgary by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Portland  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Calgary (YYC) PDX - YYC

$150 - $280

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Bus  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC Portland-Vancouver
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB Vancouver

$127 - $179

4 alternative options

Train to Seattle, fly  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Calgary (YYC) SEA - YYC

$151 - $481

Train, bus  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB Vancouver

$160 - $279

Bus via Eb 5 Av Sw @ 9 St Sw  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB Vancouver

$142 - $221

Drive  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Calgary 798 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Calgary is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 14 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Calgary is to fly which costs $150 - $280 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Calgary. However, there are services departing from Portland, OR 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 19 h 48 min.

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The distance between Portland and Calgary is 552 miles. The road distance is 798 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Calgary without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 48 min and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Portland to Calgary, including transfers.

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Portland to Calgary bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Portland, OR station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Calgary is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs $150 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 19 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 53 min.

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Portland to Calgary bus services, operated by Rider Express, arrive at Calgary, AB station.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Calgary.
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  • Distance: 551.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Calgary, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Portland to Calgary every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Calgary via Vancouver, BC, Calgary, AB, and Wb 32 Av Ne @ 26 St Ne in around 19 h 48 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $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 Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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Calgary is 1 h ahead of Portland. It is currently 7:28 PM in Portland and 8:28 PM in Calgary.

Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Calgary is 798 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 49 min to drive from Portland to Calgary.

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WestJet, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Portland Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Calgary. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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