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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Calgary (YYC) SFO - YYC

$134 - $366

3 alternative options

Bus  •  41 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc
  3. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB

$150 - $384

Train, bus  •  44 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Bellingham, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  4. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB

$213 - $573

Drive  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco to Calgary 1325.9 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Calgary is to fly which costs $130 - $370 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Calgary is to fly which costs $130 - $370 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Calgary is 1010 miles. The road distance is 1325.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from San Francisco to Calgary, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco to Calgary. However, there are services departing from San Francisco, Ca and arriving at Calgary, AB via Sacramento, Ca and Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 25 min.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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San Francisco to Calgary bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Calgary.
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  • Distance: 1009.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Calgary, AB, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and four other airlines fly from San Francisco to Calgary hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco to Calgary via Sacramento, Ca, Coquitlam, Bc, and Coquitlam, BC in around 41 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Sacramento, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Sacramento, Ca to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220
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
$65 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140

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