The cheapest times to fly from PWM to YYC are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • March 19th to April 8th (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 6th to September 30th
  • October 15th 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 PWM to YYC is early December. Prices can be as high as $1154 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $347 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Calgary

Flying from Portland, ME (PWM) to Calgary (YYC) will usually cost between $386 to $848 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 $433. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $830. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $397 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $588 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PWM to YYC flight.

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

PWM to YYC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PWM to YYC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Portland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is 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 $176 (25%) 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 $507. Return trip prices are from the YYC to PWM 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 PWM 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 43 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (PWM > LGA > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $558
  • Average savings: $30 (5.11%)

See PWM to LGA flights

Hack #2: Detroit, MI (PWM > DTW > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $567
  • Average savings: $21 (3.49%)

See PWM to DTW flights

Hack #3: Pittsburgh, PA (PWM > PIT > YYC)

  • Price for both tickets: $574
  • Average savings: $14 (2.3%)

See PWM to PIT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, Frontier, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Calgary International Airport to Portland International Jetport Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2075 miles or 3339 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PWM to YYC flight is about 4 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Portland, ME and Calgary?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from PWM to YYC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePWM
Origination airport namePortland International Jetport Airport
CityPortland, ME
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYYC
Destination airport nameCalgary International Airport


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