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Los Angeles (LAX) to Calgary (YYC)
Typically, flights to Calgary from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Calgary, which has an average price of $353
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CALGARY FROM LOS ANGELES||October||9% cheaper||Flying from Los Angeles to Calgary costs on average just $320 in October|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CALGARY FROM LOS ANGELES||May||20% more expensive||It costs about $422 for flights to Calgary from Los Angeles in May|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CALGARY FROM LOS ANGELES||September||168% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Calgary from Los Angeles in September than any other month|
A cowboy town at heart, in Calgary, leather boots and wide-brimmed hats continue to reign supreme! However, this diverse city is home to glossy high rises, cutting edge eateries and people speaking over 120 languages. Apart from a vibrant nightlife, the city boasts a long line up of events and festivals. The best time to see Calgary in action is in the summer months from June – August. Festivals such as Calgary Stampede, Calgary Fringe Festival and Calgary International Blues Festival take place during these months, and the weather conditions are perfect to enjoy the outdoors. Since this is the peak tourist season, expect room rates and flight prices to skyrocket, especially around the dates of the events and festivals. For a relatively quieter time, visit Calgary in the short spring season from April – May or in the fall from September – October. From November – March, the city is flooded with a large number of winter sports enthusiasts, who make Calgary their base before heading to the powdery slopes. However, winters are cold; average temperatures plummet to 25 – 30 degrees Fahrenheit, and the tourist population overall is at its lowest. However, if you are seeking attractive bargains and don’t mind the harsh winters, this is a good time to travel to Calgary.
The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Calgary from United States, with most prices found around $363. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of November, then book flights to Calgary from United States during January instead. Flights to Calgary in January, while not as cheap as those in November, still average around $384.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Calgary. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $456. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $220.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Calgary is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $470. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Flights from United States to Calgary on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around $503. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Calgary is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as $202. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the morning when prices are $517 on average. Flights to Calgary from United States in the morning are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.
Mount Norquay is known in Calgary for its amazing views and rigorous terrain. Locals and tourists enjoy making their way up the mountains when temperatures are mild and there is less chance of precipitation. Trails such as Old Entrance Trailrides are very popular in the area and are great for those looking for an easier hike compared to a mountain. Hiking in the area is often enjoyed most when the weather begins warming up and the chance for rain is low. Considering this, it would be recommended to fly to Calgary during July, August, and September to take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a hike. During the warmer months, hikers around the Calgary area find that parks like Canada Olympic Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Calgary in July, August, or September.
Skiing is most popular in Calgary during the month of January, due to the perfect conditions of colder temperatures combined with a higher chance of snow. These conditions make Sunshine Village a very popular destination for both tourists and locals. If you are planning a ski trip to multiple mountains, Lake Louise Ski Resort is a recommended attraction in the Calgary area.
Red Deer Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Calgary.
Air Canada, Delta, WestJet and United Airlines are the most popular airlines that fly from United States to Calgary on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Calgary with these airlines and other airlines flying from United States.
There are 26 Air New Zealand flights to Calgary in a normal week. The most common departure point is Vancouver Intl and the best Air New Zealand ticket price seen on momondo is $230 (last 72 hours, from Los Angeles, to Calgary). Air New Zealand has a score of 8.5 from 18 user reviews on momondo.
Alaska Airlines flies to Calgary 12 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Calgary from Seattle/Tacoma Intl. Alaska Airlines (rating: 8.0, 621 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Calgary from. The best Alaska Airlines ticket price found on momondo to Calgary was from Boston Logan Intl ($89 round-trip).
|Delta||PriceFrom $199||First Class||Rating|
One of the crew member weren’t to pleasant
1 / 10
|WestJet||PriceFrom $230||First Class||Rating|
Canceled flight and did not provide overnight hotel accomodation.
1 / 10
The airport is approximately 11 miles northeast of Downtown Calgary and is connected to the city center by a variety of scheduled and on-demand ground transportation options.
Several hotels provide a courtesy shuttle service to their guests to and from the airport. Upon arrival, you can use the courtesy phones located in all terminals and call your hotel to request a shuttle. Pickups for domestic arrivals is at Bus Bays #16 and #17, while for international arrivals, it is Bus Bay #37. Private operators such as Allied Downtown Shuttle offer transportation between the airport and designated points within the City of Calgary. Shuttles depart every 30 minutes from Bus Bay #19 and #29. You can purchase tickets at the Allied Shuttle counters located on the Arrivals level by Door 5 and Door 12, between 8 a.m. – 12.00 a.m. Typical one-way fare from the airport is $15.00 CAD per person.
Several public bus routes operated by Calgary Transit pass through the airport. Bus route #300 is a limited stop service that runs approximately every 30 minutes from the airport to Downtown Calgary. The ride takes around 35 minutes and the fare is $10.50 CAD. The fare includes all-day access to Calgary Transit operated buses and trains, as well as the return trip to the airport, if you are travelling on the same day. At the international terminal, you can board this bus from Bus Bay #32 located across Arrivals Door #15.
Round-the-clock taxi service is available at YYC and the taxi stands are located on the Arrivals Level of both terminals. For the Domestic Terminal, taxi stands are located outside of doors #1 and #6 and International Terminal stands are located outside of doors #16 and #17. Fares are based on meter rates. The approximate fare to Downtown Calgary is $40.00 – $50.00 CAD. Ride-share with Uber is also easily available at YYC and the designated pick up locations are on Departures Level curbside by Door #1 and #12.
Most of the major rental car companies are present on-airport at YYC. The Rental Car Centre is located on the Departures Level across the roadway from the Domestic Terminal. The off-airport car rental companies provide a courtesy shuttle service to their rental locations. Shuttle pickup is located on Bus Bay #22 on the Arrivals Roadway. It is definitely worth checking for deals on car rentals with momondo.
There are several ways to get around in Calgary. If you’re going to be within the city limits most of the time, it’s best to avoid driving and rely on other Calgary transportation options. Navigating the city roads may be difficult for newcomers, and parking in the downtown areas is scarce and expensive.
Calgary’s downtown core is very walkable, with plenty of wayfinding signage that guide visitors to various attractions, restaurants and public art. The city also boasts one of the world’s most extensive pedestrian skywalk systems called +15. The covered +15 corridor is 11 miles long and has 62 bridges that connect several hotels, attractions, and shopping centers that can be covered on foot in any weather conditions.
If you do not wish to walk all the time, consider hiring a bike. Calgary has one of the most extensive urban pathway and cycle path networks in North America. You will find dedicated bike lanes even along most of the major streets in the city.
The city’s public transportation network is efficient and economical. Calgary Transit operates over 160 routes for public bus and 2 routes for the Light Rail Transit (LRT), known as the CTrain. The adult fare for both buses and CTrains is $3.30 CAD, which includes transfers for up to 90 minutes. A day pass costs $10.50 CAD and allows unlimited usage of buses and trains for the pass duration. Within the downtown core, CTrain offers a fare free zone along 7th Avenue between City Hall and West/Kerby Stations. You can hop on and off for free when travelling within this area.
Taxis are easily available and fares are reasonably priced. You do not need to pre-book a ride.
U.S. nationals do not need a visa to enter Canada, they only need to carry a valid passport. For foreign nationals, please check the Government of Canada Immigration website.
Calgary is a diverse and vibrant city that boasts a blossoming food scene, happening nightlife, and several family-friendly attractions. Here are a few ideas for your itinerary, when you travel to Calgary.
Try to visit during the Calgary Stampede
Check out Calgary’s most colorful and festive side in July during the 10-day long Calgary Stampede festival. This is the world’s largest rodeo and features various events including First Nations exhibits, chuck wagon races, shows, and concerts round the clock during the 10 days.
Explore the surroundings
With the awe-inspiring Canadian Rockies just a short drive away, many visitors prefer to make Calgary their base as they explore Western Canada’s gorgeous national parks and natural splendor. For a unique itinerary, consider visiting Calgary in the slightly cooler months when the crowds are less, and head to the hiking trails just outside the city. You can also try luge and a host of other winter sports at the Canada Olympic Park, or hit the slopes for a variety of fun winter activities. Consider a day trip to the Kananaskis Country area that marks the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies. Here you can get up close with a variety of wildlife, including elk, and more than 130 species of birds. Don’t miss the sight of the brilliant blue waters of Lake Louise and spend some time relaxing in the hot springs.
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