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How far is Calgary from Vancouver?

The distance between Vancouver (Vancouver International Airport) and Calgary (Calgary International Airport) is 428 miles / 688 kilometers / 372 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) is 615 miles / 989 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 46 minutes.

Vancouver International Airport – Calgary International Airport

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428
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688
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372
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Distance from Vancouver to Calgary

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Vancouver to Calgary. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 427.699 miles
  • 688.315 kilometers
  • 371.661 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 426.491 miles
  • 686.371 kilometers
  • 370.611 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Vancouver to Calgary?

The estimated flight time from Vancouver International Airport to Calgary International Airport is 1 hour and 18 minutes.

What is the time difference between Vancouver and Calgary?

The time difference between Vancouver and Calgary is 1 hour. Calgary is 1 hour ahead of Vancouver.

Flight carbon footprint between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Calgary International Airport (YYC)

On average, flying from Vancouver to Calgary generates about 88 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 88 kilograms equals 194 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Vancouver to Calgary

Shortest flight path between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Calgary International Airport (YYC).

Airport information

Origin Vancouver International Airport
City: Vancouver
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YVR
ICAO Code: CYVR
Coordinates: 49°11′38″N, 123°11′2″W
Destination Calgary International Airport
City: Calgary
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YYC
ICAO Code: CYYC
Coordinates: 51°6′50″N, 114°1′11″W

Airlines flying from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC)

Air Canada
Air Transat
WestJet