The cheapest times to fly from YYC to ACV are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 26th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • 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 YYC to ACV is early December. Prices can be as high as $895 for Friday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $626 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Arcata

Flying from Calgary (YYC) to Arcata/Eureka, CA (ACV) will usually cost between $671 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 $660. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $867. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $207 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $718 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYC to ACV flight.

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

YYC to ACV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYC to ACV flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Calgary. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.52, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Arcata, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Calgary. 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 $696. Return trip prices are from the ACV to YYC 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 YYC to ACV 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 YYC to ACV

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 YYC to ACV — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $628
  • Average savings: $91 (12.6%)

See YYC to PDX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $71 (9.82%)

See YYC to SEA flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (YYC > LAX > ACV)

  • Price for both tickets: $664
  • Average savings: $55 (7.59%)

See YYC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YYC to ACV? 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 California Redwood Coast Humboldt County Airport to Calgary International Airport?

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from YYC to ACV.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYYC
Origination airport nameCalgary International Airport

Return Airport

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


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