The cheapest times to fly from HRL to YYC are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 19th to May 27th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 1st to December 9th (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 HRL to YYC is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1054 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $391 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Calgary

Flying from Harlingen/San Benito, TX (HRL) to Calgary (YYC) will usually cost between $492 to $933 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $530. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $905. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $375 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $701 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HRL to YYC flight.

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

HRL to YYC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HRL to YYC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Harlingen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YYC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into HRL. 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 $176 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $614. Return trip prices are from the YYC to HRL 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 HRL 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 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking HRL 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 HRL to YYC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (HRL > DFW > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $633
  • Average savings: $68 (9.71%)

See HRL to DFW flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (HRL > DEN > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $663
  • Average savings: $38 (5.35%)

See HRL to DEN flights

Hack #3: Minneapolis, MN (HRL > MSP > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $679
  • Average savings: $22 (3.14%)

See HRL to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, Frontier, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Calgary International Airport to Valley International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1923 miles or 3095 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HRL to YYC flight is about 4 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Harlingen/San Benito, TX and Calgary?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from HRL to YYC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeHRL
Origination airport nameValley International Airport
CityHarlingen/San Benito, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYYC
Destination airport nameCalgary International Airport


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