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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Calgary, AB, Canada - CHI to YYC Last modified: May 30, 2016 12:53 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Calgary Last modified: May 30, 2016 12:53 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 2, 2016 Jul 6, 2016 $303
Jul 2, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 $303
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 $423
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 21, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 $373
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 $401
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $273
Jun 21, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 $273

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Calgary (CHI to YYC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Calgary, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $387.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Calgary (CHI to YYC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Calgary based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Calgary

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Calgary should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,521 $756
7-14 days $273 $379
14-21 days $619 $425
21-30 days $273 $373
30-60 days $439 $422
60-90 days $481 $446
90+ days $481 $431

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Calgary

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Calgary.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$465 $273 $273 $446 $426 $303 $521

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Calgary

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Calgary.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Calgary United 5/31/16 6/6/16 1 $756
June Chicago Calgary WestJet 6/8/16 6/14/16 0 $273
July Chicago Calgary Air Canada 7/2/16 7/6/16 2 $303
August Chicago Calgary American 8/25/16 8/30/16 1 $446
September Chicago Calgary Alaska 9/1/16 9/7/16 1 $441
October Chicago Calgary Alaska 10/1/16 10/6/16 1 $444
November Chicago Calgary Alaska 11/3/16 11/8/16 1 $431
December Chicago Calgary American 12/1/16 12/9/16 2 $460

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Calgary

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Calgary.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$480
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$480 $663
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$663 $566
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$566 $439
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$439

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Calgary (CHI to YYC)

Your Chicago to Calgary flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Calgary is $402.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Calgary is $482.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Calgary.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Calgary
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 6 6 6 6 3 4 08:55 19:39
WestJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18:42 18:42

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Calgary (CHI to YYC)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Calgary. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Calgary is $180.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Calgary is $397.

Chicago to Calgary Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Calgary?
Answer: The average Chicago to Calgary flight time is 3 hours and 56 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Calgary?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Calgary is 1381 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Calgary?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from Chicago to Calgary.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Calgary?
Answer: United Airlines provides 75% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Calgary.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Calgary?
Answer: Minneapolis - St Paul, MN

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Calgary (CHI to YYC) Number of flights searched: 133Last modified: May 30, 2016 12:53 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Calgary with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Calgary.

Chicago to Calgary
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX / SEA X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
WestJet - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Calgary, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $177
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $188
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
Chicago to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $152
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $117
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $68
Chicago to Portland American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $143
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $81

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Edmonton American, Air Canada, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $437
Chicago to Vancouver American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet $424

Cheap International Flights to Calgary - YYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, Frontier, United, WestJet $392
Indianapolis to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, United, WestJet $409
Madison to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $414
Grand Rapids to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $490
Green Bay to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $479
Lansing to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $652
Moline to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $455
Peoria to Calgary American, United, WestJet $559
Kalamazoo to Calgary American, United, WestJet Check Dates
Appleton to Calgary Air Canada, Alaska, Allegiant, United, WestJet $576
Bloomington - Normal to Calgary American, United, WestJet $554
South Bend to Calgary United $761
Champaign to Calgary American, United, WestJet Check Dates
Ft Wayne to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $556
Toledo to Calgary American, Air Canada, United, WestJet Check Dates
Springfield to Calgary American, United Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Calgary, AB, Canada, from $273 Round trip from CHI to YYC