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

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  9 h 30 min

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

$211 - $421

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Train to Newark, fly  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Calgary (YYC) EWR - YYC

$250 - $1,679

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 Calgary. 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 Calgary is 1981 miles. The road distance is 2402.9 miles.

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

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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Washington to Calgary, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Calgary is to fly which takes 9 h 30 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 Calgary Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Calgary is 2 h behind Washington. It is currently 9:55 PM in Washington and 7:55 PM in Calgary.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Calgary.
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  • Distance: 1980.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 30 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Washington to Calgary every 30 minutes. 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 Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Newark to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
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 Newark to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Calgary via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Newark to Calgary via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
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
Flights from Newark to Calgary via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $140
Business Seat
$100 - $180
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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Delta, American Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Calgary. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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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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