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|August||Best time to beat the crowds (32% less expensive on average)|
|May||Most popular time to fly (45% more expensive on average)|
Average price round-trip
|C$ 476||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
Good deal round-trip
|C$ 288||or less|
Good deal one-way
|C$ 173||or less|
WestJet, KLM and Air Canada have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary. Confirm policies on booking site.
Delta does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary.
An average direct flight takes 1h 15m, covering a distance of 641 km.
There are 89 (direct) flights between Fort McMurray and Calgary per week, averaging 12 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Air Canada (C$ 285) and WestJet (C$ 354), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Air Canada (C$ 522) and WestJet (C$ 541).
WestJet (5 times daily), Air Canada (2 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
From Fort McMurray to Calgary, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from Calgary back to Fort McMurray , the best deals are generally found on Saturday, with Monday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Fort McMurray you will be using Fort McMurray, often referred to as Fort McMurray Airport. You will be landing at Calgary, also known as Calgary Airport.
Usually, the lowest prices are found on flights leaving in the afternoon. To get the best price, you should avoid flying from Fort McMurray to Calgary in the evening
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Nice customer service pleasant flight. Fkight attendants are really nice"
Cons: "2.5+ hour delay from Calgary to Winnipeg. Unacceptable"
Pros: "I just love WestJet"
Cons: "Not any bodys fault the crew were trying to be supportive. multiple babys all around the area beside accros and a few rows down. maybe set them all to teh back would be better"
Pros: "Everyone was so friendly and helpful and kind. Keep up the good work! !!"
Cons: "Not a thing."
Pros: "Great service, on time, comfortable seats."
Cons: "Could improve the snacks quality."
Pros: "everything was good , on time the planes was clean!!! "Go westjet go""
Pros: "The staff with West Jet are extremely helpful and friendly. I wish the American carriers would take lessons from them."
Cons: "How there was no boarding call and we missed our flight."
Pros: "WestJet staff and crew fantastic"
Pros: "The crew was very nice and accommodating. Boarding was well organized and fast."
Cons: "No food and very warm on the plane."
Pros: "Westjet staff and friendliness!"
Cons: "A bit warm On the plane from Toronto to Calgary but packedfkight."
Pros: "Great flight staff! Entertaining and pleasant"
Pros: "Everything was on time and the staff were friendly! Much better experience than our last trip!"
Pros: "westjet connect to watch a tv show or the news or something"
Cons: "Pre boarding passengers were disturbed by having to get out of their seats to allow other same-row passengers to be seated. If those needing assistance were boarded last all other passengers are settled and could move more easily for them than the other way around."
Pros: "Friendly people!"
Cons: "They automatically gave me the window seat"
Cons: "Flight delayed which led to our rental car gone"
Cons: "Good airlines"
Pros: "Efficient, friendly and excellent service. Very enjoyable flight, as per usual :) Keep up the great work!"
Cons: "It's too often people complain. We arrived safely and recieved excellent service. So no complaints"
Cons: "Connecting flight was cancelled."
Pros: "Staff was friendly"
Cons: "To many layovers, the gates were too far from each other"
Cons: "Everything. FIVE hour delay no apology no meal served and absolutely rude customer service by flight attendants. Will never ever travel at West Jet."
Pros: "Food was great and fresh. Staff was friendly and gave us extra snacks for the kiddos."
Cons: "Took a very long time to serve any food or drinks after being told we could order at anytime, tricky with two little kiddos."
Pros: "Nothing at all. Boarding time changed 3times. Nothing nothing nothing good."
Cons: "Boarding time changed 3 times. 2 hours later than original schedule. Terrible pilot went around city for no reason. Terrified and poor landing skill. I've never had experience like this. Now i only have 3 hours sleep before work."
Pros: "Great pilots, helpful & friendly crew. Appreciate WestJet humour. Smooth fast ride."
Cons: "Plane could use a good cleaning. Windows and table smudged and dirty."
Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Inflight internet was a great plus."
Pros: "all the service was very good to us"
Pros: "Everything was excelente very nice personal."
Cons: "Lack of access to entertainment without having our own personal device to view and having to download an app to be able to view entertainment"
Cons: "4 hour flight at dinner time. No food. What were they thinking? They ran out of sandwiches after the first row of passengers. Why even bother with menus when there is no food to support?"
Pros: "Check in was fast, on time, landed early, entertainment worked"
Pros: "We did not have to wait long in Calgary after landing and arriving at our luggage carousel. Our two bags were not only first off the belt but side-by-side and we were away in no time-- that never happens!"
Pros: "Good helpful crew. Reasonably sane boardingon a full d flight."
Cons: "My flight was not actually booked going to Edmonton and I had to rebook it at the airport to go home. Coming back to Fort McMurray my flight was also cancelled without telling me and I had to buy another ticket."
Pros: "The plane had free access behind every seat to charge devices and the service was friendly."
Cons: "Bag fees and the process to check in bags was long even though we had checked in the day before."
Pros: "How extremely nice the flight attendants were. They went above and beyond their scope of practice to ensure each person on the flight, felt as comfortable as possible. Thx #Nancy and #Heather"
Pros: "Flight was great. Calgary customs was awful. The lines were extremely long. We boarded our plane at 9:50 and departure was at 10."
Cons: "Customs at Calgary Canada was terribly slow. Almost missed our plane."
Pros: "Our choice to pay the upgrade to Plus seating was WELL worth the cost. My husband and I had never flown 'first class' before and thought on this almost 9 hour flight we would give it a try. Wow! Seat comfort was fantastic. Service was wonderful. Food was great. We were made to feel like royalty."
Pros: "flight on time"
Pros: "Awesome crew, chill experience !"
Pros: "A few days before our flight to Halifax which was originally scheduled with a stop over in Toronto, we received an email from Westjet that they were putting us on the direct flight. This enabled us to avoid the Toronto bottleneck and get to our destination on time. Thank you Westjet."
Pros: "Boarding was very efficient"
Cons: "The toilets were very dirty"
Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "Check in is brutal. Ruins then entire experience."
Pros: "On time ...."
Cons: "West Jet satellite tv not working ..."
Pros: "Friendly, helpful cabin staff"
Cons: "In flight entertainment worked only intermittently"
Pros: "Good cabin staff, friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Entertainment system didn't work properly and charging port only worked part of the time"
Pros: "Great service, great food, nice new plane. Flight attendants super attentive to allergies."
Pros: "I liked the staff on the flight. The flight had some nice"
Cons: "I didn’t like the food options, Air Canada used to have tasty food!"
Pros: "MIGHT give me a refund, and not WILL give me a refund"
Cons: "Service personnel at Air Canada were very helpful and re-booked me several times and when none of those flights left, they said they would refer me to refund department."
Cons: "As per delaying of Cathy Dragon flight, I missed the flight back to Canada. Can you please give me a hand?"
Pros: "The flight itself was comfortable."
Cons: "The boarding process was a disorganized and took over an hour. There was a mix of people getting their passports checked and boarding. They never called for general boarding, just eventually started accepting people who got impatient. The entertainment options were the worst I've seen on an international flight in a while."
Cons: "I had my checked baggage held up in Calgary for one day. Then on the way back it was held up again in Calgary. This time it took 6 days,and no one could tell me where it was. It will be my first and last Air Canada flight."
Pros: "The 787 aircraft. What a beautiful plane"
Cons: "Calgary airport. NEVER AGAIN!"
Pros: "very pleasant"
Cons: "nothing really"
Pros: "Surprised at the quality of the vegan meal. It was roomy enough for coach economy travel.Good variety of in flight entertainment."
Cons: "Wish they would of had an option to purchase something to eat also."
Pros: "The flight crew went advice and beyond to help look after our two kids (ages 2 and 4). It was a full flight but they were the only children on board."
Cons: "Baggage fees and leg room."
Pros: "Staff were very nice"
Cons: "2 out of 4 of my meals were incorrect. I had asked for vegan meals and 2 of them were clearly not vegan."
Pros: "Ample legroom and very pleasant and helpful onboard staff."
Cons: "Missed the flight due tot eh first delay then the next one got delayed too"
Pros: "This was an economy flight for the weekend. Everything was perfect except I believe the airlines policy of charging for checked baggage is leading people to take advantage. We were delayed briefly just for people trying to get way too much carry on baggage into the overhead compartments."
Pros: "The flight attendants were kind and helpful!"
Cons: "This was the last leg of a 24 hour journey from Venice to Seattle for my sister and me. After having a 3 1/2 hour layover, our plane was supposed to leave at 6:30 PM and kept getting delayed. One of the biggest frustrations was the lack of communication by the staff! We could see them at the counter where our gate was but no one would come out and talk to us! Our plane finally got off the ground at 8:30 PM!"
Cons: "The screen was not responding well"
Cons: "Engine noise unbearably loud French safety demonstration Restrictions around wearing headphones"
Pros: "I lucked out and got an isle seat"
Cons: "The flight attendants seemed confused and very unorganised when serving. Very slow."
Cons: "My luggage didn't arrive when I did. I had to spend several hundred dollars on cloths for me and my niece so that we had what we needed for the two days it took to get our bags."
Pros: "Left on time. Friendly staff, Great flight"
Pros: "Wifi was a bonus (not free, but was good to have, and worked well). Staff was friendly."
Pros: "Quick non stop flight from Vancouver to Calgary. Has to change my flight last minute and wasn't charged for doing that. That on its own was a relief and great surprise."
Cons: "The plan was hot - no AC it was hard to sit through. The snacks on Air Canada flights get worse and worse every year. Pay more get less."
Pros: "Everyone was very kind and helpful. I am glad to try Air Canada for thw first time this time."
Cons: "would be helpful to set up cabi lights according to destination's time. Also, no socks provided for this long flight."
Pros: "Frinedly staff. Clean cabin. Great entertainment and personal tv."
Cons: "I had seat 31k, by the emergency exit. I was told the most legroom and window seat. But I had to strch my legs to the left into my neightbor space. There was also jo window..."
Pros: "The flight itself was excellent, no comments there. The head stewardess was a bit stressed and bossy (not only to the passengers, but her staff too) but the other crew members made up for that with their excellent, professional attitude."
Cons: "Calgary Airport was DREADFUL!!!! The long lineups for Customs & Immigration actually caused me to miss my next flight, even though the Frankfurt flight was early and I had over 90 minutes between flights. Several passengers were expressing concerns about missing their connection, but the staff just shrugged and made everybody wait in line without even trying to organize matters. I spent well over an hour waiting for my passport to be stamped and when I finally got through and tried to locate my suitcase (which was MIA), my next flight was closed. At least my suitcase will be delivered to our home, which is a slight relief."
Pros: "The boarding ran smoothly and the employees were very nice and helpful."
Cons: "On this flight you had to have an iPad or iPhone to enjoy the entertainment, and I had neither."
Pros: "Boarding was fine. The food was not good and the flight attendants sat in the back of the plane instead of bringing drinks and food for a ten hour flight. We lost a day of vacation due to Air Canada not being held accountable for the flight being late as well as sitting on the Tarmac at Haneda airport."
Cons: "We sat on a Tarmac at another airport for five hours without knowing how long we would be there. Also, there was only one crew member that was helpful. Our flight was supposed to land at 2:20 pm and did not land until 10:30 pm at Narita airport. We were not compensated and were abandoned by Air Canada. We had to sleep in the airport since everything was closed."
Cons: "No variety in menu for a long time (business class)"
Pros: "Flight was underbooked so I took an option to change my seating for more space."
Cons: "I requested a vegetarian meal and was given the exact same mediocre meal for both lunch and breakfast."
Pros: "It was quick and easy and saved me a hour drive!"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and very attentative. There weren't many options on the menu to eat, but the item I had was delicious. (Roast beef and pickle on rye bread) I like that you have the touch screen entertainment options. Passes time on plane, and I get to watch a movie I haven't watched. Great feature."
Cons: "This one might be on the airport, but my ticket said you were at gate D34, and it ended up being on D36. There were many people confused, so I know I was t the only one. The person next to me was oversized, anyway to make the seats a bit bigger?"
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "Seating was so cramped and the plane smelt terrible"
Pros: "good take off, land off"
Cons: "charge for checked baggage"
Cons: "First you changed my 830pm departure to a 2pm departure then you had me sitting in the airport for six hours with a flight delay. ....no explanations were given for the time change or the delays. Shitty flights shitty service. If I had more options I would never fly air Canada but I'm unfortunately stuck with you."
Pros: "The desk workers at the check in were great to me in Tokyo. My original flight was delayed so there was possibility I might miss my connection. The desk worker went that extra mile to change my flight to an earlier one. Everything was completed barely in time, but she also escorted me through all the way to board the flight so they would not close the doors on me. She was awesome!"
Pros: "Direct flight most helpful."
Pros: "Loaded quickly,"
Cons: "The flight was cancelled. I waited in the Fort McMurray airport for 15 hours until I was able to get a flight the next morning. I was only provided a $10 meal voucher."
Pros: "The flight was comfortable for a long flight. The crew was very friendly and attentive. The food was good considering the air fare. The entertainment was great compared to other airlines that flight alternative routes to the same location. Compared to my other experiences with international flights this is one of the best ones overall."
Pros: "Overall outrageous fees as per usual"
Pros: "Selection of movies available for short flight"
Cons: "There were issues with the aircraft which caused an hour delay for the flight. Upon arrival (unrelated to the aircraft) there was another delay from the airport not being able to allocate an available platform to exit the aircraft."
Pros: "Boarding and loading of the plane was fine until the generator didn't want to start."
Cons: "generator broken, waited/delayed IN plane 1.5hr+, no snacks or gift certificate given. Entertainment system kept restarting as a result."
Pros: "Flight was normal"
Cons: "Booked on August 20th and flight time was changed 4 times between that date and date of travel:... I was not notified of any change from flight network or air canada until I went to check in within 24 hrs before.... If I knew about the change at any point I would have cancelled for a different flight or travel day.... I fly with west jet every 14 days and never have issues... This was the first flight I booked with air canada in 2015.... And now the last forever.... Unless someone takes accountability for the errors and lack of communication I received..."
Pros: "The information screen did not work... Air Canada booth at Winnipeg staff excellent.. Calgary terrible"
Pros: "Kayak's reasonably priced tickets"
Cons: "No in-flight entertainments in the equipment (plane)"
Pros: "All aspects of the actual flight were good. The flight attendants were pleasant and professional and the food choices were good."
Cons: "The flight we had booked was cancelled. Were were rebooked on a different flight - the time was good as it got us home when we were supposed to arrive. The changed flight involved an additional transfer, which was stressful because of tight timeline."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and accommodating."
Cons: "this was the first leg to Phx. Offering a seat sale, then cancelling the flight, and arbitrarily rerouting us on a milk run! After calls to AC was able to make more acceptable arrangements, with their code share United. Then United did cancelled our flight the night before and rerouted us. Bottom line, we choose AC because of the seat sale and overall time of our travel. I will likely avoid using AC in the future even if I have to pay more!"
Pros: "Boarding was awesome, arrival was awesome. Crew was courteous."
Cons: "There was no entertainment, ie TV, as I did not have an iphone to download their app. We were offered a drink, no snack."
Airlines flying from Fort McMurray to Calgary have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Fort McMurray to Calgary