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Flight from Hamilton to Calgary
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When to book flights from Hamilton to Calgary
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Hamilton
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for C$ 166 or less one-way and C$ 297 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Hamilton to Calgary was found, on average, 84 days before departure.
Book at least 5 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is May.
Morning departure is around 24% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
For travelers seeking to connect to John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) from downtown Hamilton, taxis, buses, or towncars offer the most convenient transportation option. Although buses are slower than taxis, they are an idea for anyone on a tight budget and is keen to save considerably.
Immediately after you land at Calgary International Airport (YYC), you will find two transportation options to get you to the city center of Calgary; buses and taxis. The 300 BRT bus leaves every 20 minutes during the day, and every 30 minutes during the night, and it takes around 40 minutes to get there. However, if you are in a hurry, consider taking a taxi which completes the journey in about 25 minutes.
YHM operates a single, two-level passenger terminal. The lower floor features departure gates and serves both international and domestic arrivals. Useful amenities on this level include check-in counters and car rental offices. The second level is reserved for departures. The two levels are connected by an elevator and staircases.
travelling to Calgary via YHM has various advantages. This is a low-traffic airport handling fewer passengers; thus passengers are likely to experience shorter queues at the security desks. Furthermore, the facility presents a higher possibility of securing cheaper flights along the YHM-YYC route.
YHM operates a terminal parking sitting directly in front of the Air Terminal Building for those looking to drop off their cars ahead of their voyage to Calgary. The parking garage is fully automated, making your experience easy and convenient. You can pay for this service using cash, debit, or credit cards.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Hamilton to Calgary
Flights from YHM to YYC provide mobility assistance for those with visual impairment, and wheelchair services for passengers with mobility limitations. Nevertheless, YHM and YYC require travelers who may need such specialized services to contact their airlines in advance, preferably 72 hours before arriving at the airport.
You do not have to worry if your flight is scheduled to land late at Calgary International Airport. Plan and secure a room in one of the numerous hotels that sit close to this establishment. Some of the most popular properties that are within reach of this airport are Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, and Hampton Inn by Hilton Calgary Airport North. Both facilities provide courtesy shuttles to and from the airport.
Moms and their children arriving at Calgary International Airport should remember that the facility provides nursing and lactation rooms for their convenience. These amenities can be found before security, adjacent to the washrooms across baggage carousel 9. They are equipped with electrical outlets, changing tables, and rocking chairs.
Do not hesitate to bring along your furry friend on a trip from YHM to YYC provided you have recent health and medical documents, particularly the rabies certificate. Before departure, you can have your pet relieved in the animal relief area situated pre-screening, past the car rental counters, near the Arrivals exit.
Direct flights take on average 4h 10m to travel the 2697 km between Hamilton and Calgary.
There are 52 (direct) flights between Hamilton and Calgary per week, averaging 7 per day.
The cheapest return flight ticket from Hamilton to Calgary found by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours was for C$ 169 on Lynx Air, followed by WestJet (C$ 294). One-way flight deals have also been found from as low as C$ 72 on Lynx Air and from C$ 145 on WestJet.
If you are looking for a flight deal from Hamilton to Calgary, look for departures on Wednesdays and avoid leaving on a Monday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from Calgary, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly and Thursday is the most expensive.
The earliest flight leaves Hamilton at 6:00 am and lands in Calgary at 8:11 am.
The last flight leaves Hamilton at 6:15 pm and lands in Calgary at 8:36 pm.
WestJet, and Lynx Air operate direct flights from Hamilton to Calgary.
The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Hamilton to Calgary flight route.
There are direct flights from Hamilton to Calgary on a daily basis.
The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Hamilton to Calgary are Lynx Air and WestJet. With an average price for the route of C$ 286 and an overall rating of 8.6, Lynx Air is the most popular choice. WestJet is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of C$ 400 and an overall rating of 7.7.
WestJet and Lynx Air have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Hamilton to Calgary. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Hamilton to Calgary.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Calgary from Hamilton is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Calgary with an airline and back to Hamilton with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Calgary from Hamilton up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.