The cheapest times to fly from ACV to YYC are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ACV to YYC is early December. Prices can be as high as $1039 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $610 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Calgary

Flying from Arcata/Eureka, CA (ACV) to Calgary (YYC) will usually cost between $621 to $913 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $621. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $918. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $297 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $685 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ACV to YYC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ACV to YYC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ACV to YYC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ACV to YYC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Arcata. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Calgary, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Arcata. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $58 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $689. Return trip prices are from the YYC to ACV flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ACV to YYC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ACV to YYC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ACV to YYC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ACV > SEA > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $642
  • Average savings: $43 (6.21%)

See ACV to SEA flights

Hack #2: Portland, OR (ACV > PDX > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $673
  • Average savings: $12 (1.75%)

See ACV to PDX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (ACV > SFO > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $683
  • Average savings: $1 (0.18%)

See ACV to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ACV to YYC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Calgary International Airport to California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 850 miles or 1368 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ACV to YYC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ACV to YYC flight is about 2 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Arcata/Eureka, CA and Calgary?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from ACV to YYC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeACV
Origination airport nameCalifornia Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport
CityArcata/Eureka, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYYC
Destination airport nameCalgary International Airport


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