The cheapest times to fly from YYC to SCE are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 SCE is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1551 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $299 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to State College

Flying from Calgary (YYC) to State College, PA (SCE) will usually cost between $314 to $781 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $316. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1551. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1235 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $499 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYC to SCE flight.

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

YYC to SCE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYC to SCE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Calgary. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, 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 $206 (29%) 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 $414. Return trip prices are from the SCE 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 SCE 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 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from YYC to SCE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 32.57% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYC to PIT flights

Destination alternative #2: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 31.56% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYC to BWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 24.55% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYC to DCA flights

Destination alternative #4: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 21.04% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYC to IAD flights

Destination alternative #5: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 14.23% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYC to ABE flights

Destination alternative #6: Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field Airport (BGM) in Binghamton, NY

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 7.52% less expensive than SCE
  • 2-layover flights available

See YYC to BGM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from University Park Airport to Calgary International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1852 miles or 2980 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYC to SCE flight is about 4 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Calgary and State College, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from YYC to SCE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYYC
Origination airport nameCalgary International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSCE
Destination airport nameUniversity Park Airport
CityState College, PA
Countrythe United States


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