Holidays to Calgary

Alberta’s largest city, Calgary, lies at the division between smooth prairie lands and the jagged peaks of the Rocky Mountains, and for many travelers is the jumping off point to popular ski destinations such as Jasper and Banff. Or, you're one of the million plus cowgirls or cowboys who descend …

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How to get to Calgary

Here's what you need to know about getting to Calgary. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Calgary takes 8 hours, 35 minutes.

When to go to Calgary

Typical Holiday Price

£808 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Calgary varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - March is the cheapest month to go to Calgary.

Things to see and do in Calgary

mastermaq | FlickrCalgary Zoo
Calgary Zoo
ConstructionMovement | FlickrCalgary Tower
Calgary Tower
abdallahh | FlickrPrince's Island Park
Prince's Island Park
Endlisnis | FlickrDevonian Gardens
Devonian Gardens
Shabu Pappachan | Trip by SkyscannerCalgary Stampede
Calgary Stampede
Kevin Hall | Trip by SkyscannerHeritage Park Historical Village
Heritage Park Historical Village
Endlisnis | FlickrScotiabank Saddledome
Scotiabank Saddledome
MarilynJane | FlickrOlympic Plaza
Olympic Plaza
Eric Brink | Trip by SkyscannerStephen Avenue Walk
Stephen Avenue Walk
Steve B | Trip by SkyscannerTelus Spark (Calgary Science Centre & Creative Kids Museum Society)
Telus Spark (Calgary Science Centre & Creative Kids Museum Society)

Reviews of Calgary

Angela Mason
Angela Mason

Great clean city with fab food and friendly people. Great access to Rockies and Bow river.

Fatin Shaqirah
Fatin Shaqirah

Definitely my favourite place, going back home with lots of memories in mind

Shabu Pappachan
Shabu PappachanCalgary

any one of many different kinds of birds that swim, that are larger than ducks, and that have a long neck and webbed feeta female goose the meat of a goose used as food

Stephen Hubbard
Stephen HubbardSydney

The Canadian "cow town". Love those names "Shaganappi Trail" etc. Pretty in summer but a bit of a frozen grit blasted wasteland in winter.

Nearby destinations


Medicine Hat