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Flights to Calgary

flights to calgary

Canadian Affair have a great offering of direct flights to Calgary from the UK with no stopovers. Fly direct from London Gatwick to Calgary International Airport. Our cheap flights to Calgary are a great option if you’d like to visit Canada’s spectacular mountains, as Calgary is the gateway to the Rockies!

Best time to fly to Calgary

Calgary is a great destination year round. In summer it is the perfect gateway to hiking and exploring the Rockies, and also hosts the world-famous Calgary Stampede in July. In winter it is the perfect airport to fly into if you’re heading for a ski holiday in Alberta .

Our partner, Air Transat offers flights to Calgary up to 5 times a week during the summer on a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Christmas and Easter operations are offered in winter.

Summer flights to Calgary start from £366 return per person and winter flights start at £361 including taxes and charges.

Calgary flight deals are also available on a connecting service flying via Toronto.


Calgary International Airport facilities

When you fly to Calgary International Airport you’ll find it is compact and well-equipped. If you need any extra assistance or have any requirements for your flight, then let us know. The following facilities are on offer when you fly to Calgary:

Airport services include:

- Porter services

- Wheelchair assistance

- Free Wi-Fi

- Children’s play areas

- Luggage storage

- Mobile charging


Travelling to and from the airport

Calgary airport has easy access to a number of different transport and transfer options, making your onward journey simple when you fly into Calgary.

Car rental in Calgary – A number of car rental companies are available from the airport. You can pre-book your Avis, Hertz, National or Alamo car hire with us.

Buses – Public buses run between the airport and the city centre and tickets are cheap. Route 300 is a rapid, limited stop service to Downtown.

Donwton shuttle service – Allied Downtown Shuttle Service runs every 30 minutes and can be pre-booked.

Hotel shuttles – Many hotels in Calgary offer a courtesy shuttle service. Simply ring your hotel from the phones located at the Bus Bays to arrange pick up.

Limos – A choice of limousine companies are available from Calgary airport.

Taxis and sedans – Licensed taxi stands are located by Arrivals and offer reasonable rates into Calgary. Approximate fares are about $40-45 to downtown. More luxurious sedans are around 25% more expensive.

Red Arrow motorcoach – Alberta’s premier motorcoach company is perfect for longer journeys out of Calgary, servicing Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Fort McMurray and other communities.


London Gatwick to Calgary

Flights from London Gatwick to Calgary- statistics and aircraft

Origin:  LGW – London Gatwick

Destination:  YYC - Calgary International

Distance:  7,056km

Flight length:  9h 30m

Aircraft operating this route:  Air Transat Airbus A310 and Airbus A330


Flights to Calgary from London Gatwick operate up to three times a week during the summer on a Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Christmas and Easter operations are offered in winter and connecting flights to Calgary via Toronto are also available.


Gatwick Airport is London's second largest international airport, located 28 miles south of Central London. You'll find plenty to do at both the North and South terminals with modern facilities for great shopping, eating and drinking while you wait for your flight. Gatwick Airport is easy to get to, being just 10 miles from the M25 motorway network and with excellent options on public transport, by rail or coach transfer.


Manchester to Calgary

Flights from Manchester to Calgary - statistics and aircraft

Origin: MAN - Manchester

Destination: YYC - Calgary International

Distance: 6,772km

Flight length: 8h 20m

Aircraft operating this route: Air Transat Airbus A310 and Airbus A330


Flights to Calgary are available on a connecting service flying via Toronto.


Manchester Airport is the largest airport in the north of the UK and is served by regular trains from the centre of Manchester as well as by bus services and private taxis. You can also drive thanks to the large amount of onsite parking available.


Glasgow to Calgary

Flights from Glasgow to Calgary - statistics and aircraft

Origin: GLA - Glasgow

Destination: YYC - Calgary International

Distance: 6,473km

Flight length: 9h 30m

Aircraft operating this route: Air Transat Airbus A310 and Airbus A330


Flights to Calgary are available on a connecting service flying via Toronto.


Glasgow Airport is easily accessible, both by road and by public transport, just a short distance to the west of Glasgow city centre. The airport’s close proximity to two main motorways and the many onsite parking spaces make this an easy airport to drive to. The airport is also served well by local public transport facilities, with the First 500 Glasgow Shuttle operating every 10 minutes and plenty of buses from all across the city.


How much do things cost in Calgary?

Prices in Calgary are similar to any big city, with different options for budget or blow out meals while you’re there. See below for some approximate average prices:


Exchange rate approx: $1.00 = £0.58


Taxi from airport to downtown


Public bus from airport to city centre


1km taxi ride in Toronto


Meal, inexpensive restaurant


Meal for 2, mid-range restaurant, three-course


Combo meal in a fast food restaurant


Domestic beer (0.5 litre draught)


Cappuccino (regular)


Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle)


Water (0.33 litre bottle)



Calgary weather

Calgary has cold, snowy winters and hot summers with lots of sunshine. Even in winter, skies are usually clear and sunny and there is little rain. Calgary often has lots of snow in winter, but warm Chinook winds from the Rockies provide warmer days even in winter. Summer temperatures are often mid-twenties or even over 30°C, with late sunsets and cool, pleasant evenings.

See below for average high temperatures in Calgary:

Average temperature in Calgary Canada


Calgary insider information

Make the most of your time when you fly to Calgary with our insider advice on the best things to do in the area:

-    Calgary city and mountains: two worlds, one day

-    Guide to the Calgary Stampede

-    Top attractions in Calgary

-    5 winter activities in Banff and Lake Louise




2018 flights

2018 Flight Deals

Fly from £367pp return

summer 2017 flights to canada

Summer 2017 Flight Deals

Fly from £344pp return

calgary flight deals


From £39 per night

Car Hire

From £19 per day

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