There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Alberta by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Fort McMurray  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Fort McMurray (YMM) DCA - YMM

$319 - $1,823

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Fly to Calgary  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Calgary (YYC) DCA - YYC

$211 - $421

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Fly to Red Deer  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Red Deer (YQF) DCA - YQF

$290 - $1,436

Fly to Lethbridge  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lethbridge (YQL) DCA - YQL

$282 - $1,126

Fly to Edmonton  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Edmonton (YEG) DCA - YEG

$353 - $1,213

Fly to Medicine Hat  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Medicine Hat (YXH) DCA - YXH

$376 - $2,219

Bus  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB

$227 - $514

Bus, train  •  3 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Edmonton
  3. Take the bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB

$291 - $942

Train, bus  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Edmonton
  4. Take the bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB

$428 - $1,438

Drive  •  39 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Calgary 2402.9 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Alberta. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Calgary, AB via Toronto, ON and Winnipeg, MB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19 h.

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The distance between Washington and Alberta is 2083 miles. The road distance is 2402.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Alberta without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 19 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 28 min to get from Washington to Alberta, including transfers.

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Washington to Alberta bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Alberta is to fly which takes 9 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 19 h.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Fort McMurray Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h and has one stopover.

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

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Alberta is 2 h behind Washington. It is currently 9:17 AM in Washington and 7:17 AM in Alberta.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Alberta is 2403 miles. It takes approximately 39 h 30 min to drive from Washington to Alberta.

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  • Distance: 2082.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 28 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Alberta, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to Fort McMurray hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Calgary via Toronto, Toronto, ON, and Winnipeg, MB in around 2 days 19 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort McMurray via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Red Deer via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Red Deer via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Red Deer via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Red Deer via Ottawa, Calgary
Ave. Duration
18 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Red Deer via Chicago O'Hare, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lethbridge via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lethbridge via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
15 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Toronto, Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Medicine Hat via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Medicine Hat via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
15 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Medicine Hat via Ottawa, Calgary
Ave. Duration
18 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort McMurray via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lethbridge via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lethbridge via New York JFK, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Medicine Hat via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Fort McMurray via Minneapolis, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Madison, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Edmonton via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$410 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $800
Business
$600 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from New York to Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $250
Business
$180 - $260
Business Plus/Sleeper
$320 - $450
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $170
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60

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WestJet, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Fort McMurray Airport.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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