The cheapest times to fly from BUF to YYC are
- January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 13th to December 9th
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 BUF to YYC is mid November. Prices can be as high as $994 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $316 for Tuesday flights around mid November.
When to Fly to Calgary
Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Calgary (YYC) will usually cost between $329 to $723 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $335. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $705. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $370 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $444 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to YYC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BUF to YYC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BUF to YYC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $162 (28%) 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 $405. Return trip prices are from the YYC to BUF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from BUF 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 4 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking BUF 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 BUF to YYC — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $427
- Average savings: $18 (3.94%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BUF to YYC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Calgary International Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1735 miles or 2792 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BUF to YYC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to YYC flight is about 4 hour 6 minutes.
How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Calgary?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from BUF to YYC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Buffalo Niagara International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Calgary International Airport|
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