There are 4 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Calgary by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Calgary (YYC) SLC - YYC

$220 - $760

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  39 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Boise, Id
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Boise, ID to Spokane, WA 732
  3. Take the bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
  4. Drive from Kettle Falls, WA to Christina Lake, BC
  5. Take the bus from Christina Lake, BC to Calgary, AB

$160 - $430

2 alternative options

Bus  •  40 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Stanfield
  2. Take the bus from Stanfield to Seattle, Wa
  3. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  4. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB

$168 - $419

Drive  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Calgary 889.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Salt Lake City to Calgary is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salt Lake City to Calgary is to fly which costs $220 - $800 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Calgary. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at Calgary, AB via Stanfield, Seattle, Wa and Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 4 min.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Calgary is 723 miles. The road distance is 889.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Calgary without a car is to bus which takes 40 h 4 min and costs $160 - $420.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Salt Lake City to Calgary, including transfers.

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Salt Lake City to Calgary bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salt Lake City, Ut station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Calgary is to fly which takes 5 h 39 min and costs $220 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $420 and takes 40 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 13 min.

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Salt Lake City to Calgary bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Calgary, AB station.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Calgary.
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  • Distance: 722.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Calgary, AB, Canada?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Calgary every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Calgary via Stanfield, Seattle, Wa, Coquitlam, Bc, and Coquitlam, BC in around 40 h 4 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Salt Lake City to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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 Salt Lake City, Ut to Boise, Id
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Stanfield
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Bus from Stanfield to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Amtrak Thruway

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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boise, ID to Spokane, WA
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Kettle Falls, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Christina Lake, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$65 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130
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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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Calgary is 889 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 42 min to drive from Salt Lake City to Calgary.

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WestJet, United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Calgary Airport.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City Airport is to line 704 tram which takes 25 min and costs $3.

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