There are 6 ways to get from Tacoma to Calgary by plane, bus, shuttle, 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 from Seattle  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Calgary (YYC) SEA - YYC

$111 - $392

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Bus  •  21 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St 594
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  3. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB

$72 - $179

4 alternative options

Bus, shuttle to Abbotsford, fly  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Pacific Ave & S 14th St to 4th Ave & Pike St
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
  3. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Calgary (YYC) YXX - YYC

$132 - $404

Bus, shuttle to Vancouver, fly  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Pacific Ave & S 14th St to 4th Ave & Pike St
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  3. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC

$151 - $402

Train, bus  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB 5000 / ...

$91 - $227

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Calgary 713.3 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tacoma to Calgary. However, there are services departing from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D and arriving at Calgary, AB via Seattle, Wa and Coquitlam, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 5 min.

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The distance between Tacoma and Calgary is 462 miles. The road distance is 713.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Calgary without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Tacoma to Calgary, including transfers.

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Tacoma to Calgary bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D station.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Calgary is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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Tacoma to Calgary bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Calgary, AB station.

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Calgary is 1 h ahead of Tacoma. It is currently 11:20 AM in Tacoma and 12:20 PM in Calgary.

Yes, the driving distance between Tacoma to Calgary is 713 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to drive from Tacoma to Calgary.

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  • Distance: 462.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Tacoma, WA, USA and Calgary, AB, Canada?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from Tacoma to Calgary hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tacoma to Calgary via Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St, Seattle, Wa, Coquitlam, Bc, and Coquitlam, BC in around 21 h 5 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Abbotsford to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Abbotsford to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tacoma Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Pacific Ave & S 14th St to 4th Ave & Pike St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
airporter.com
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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 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
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$85 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140

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

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Seattle Airport is to line 574 bus which takes 41 min and costs .

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