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Cheap Flights to Alberta

Popular in December High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price C$ 448 Average for round-trip flights in October 2020
Round-trip from C$ 204 From Toronto to Calgary
One-way from C$ 81 One-way flight from Toronto to Calgary
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Alberta flights by month

January
C$ 336
February
C$ 369
March
C$ 349
April
C$ 362
May
C$ 394
June
C$ 407
July
C$ 484
August
C$ 479
September
C$ 381
October
C$ 349
November
C$ 370
December
C$ 365
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Alberta is currently January; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Alberta?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
YTO - YYC
Price
C$ 336 - C$ 533
YYC
Temperature
-1 - 25 °C
YYC
Rainfall
11 - 113 mm
January is typically the best time to fly to Alberta, but there are other times where great deals are available. July tends to be the warmest period in Alberta so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. June is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

When is the best time to book a flight to Alberta?

The best time to book flights to Alberta is 60 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Alberta?

The cheapest flights to Alberta are usually found when departing on a Wednesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Alberta?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Alberta. Flights at noon are usually the most expensive.

From the moment travellers step off their cheap flights to Alberta, this province’s majestic beauty is obvious. Endless prairies, rolling foothills, sky-scraping snow-capped mountains, sparkling lakes and untapped wilderness are what await. Alberta’s undoubted jewel is the Rocky Mountains. There are six major ski and ride resorts – Lake Louise, Sunshine Village, Mount Norquay, Nakiska, Marmot Basin and Castle Mountain Resort. 

The province may have been named for a 19th-century princess, but Alberta predates her by millennia. The Drumheller Valley in Southern Alberta is the dinosaur capital of the world. The landscape has been carved and worn by time to almost a moonscape. It has the richest deposits of fossils and dinosaur bones in North America, home too to the world-famous Royal Tyrrell Museum. 

Edmonton is capital, a thriving petro-city located south of the centre of the province. Its largest attraction might just be the West Edmonton Mall, the largest shopping and entertainment complex in North America, which has more than 800 stores more than 110 eateries. 

Calgary, another city with a booming oil and gas industry, is gateway to the Rockies. Each summer it celebrates its Western heritage with rodeo, chuckwagon races, agricultural shows and grandstand shows.

Check out our flight deals from New Brunswick to Alberta or Ontario to Alberta.

 

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Alberta climate

In general, the climate is cool and continental, but there is great variation. The north gets approximately 1,900 hours of sunshine each year, compared to 2,300 hours in the south. Average January temperatures range from -24 degrees Celsius (-11 degrees Fahrenheit) in the north to -8 degrees (17F) in the south. July has an average temperature of 16 degrees (60F) in the north to 20 degrees (68F) in the south. Sometimes summer temperatures can soar to 40 degrees (104F) but this is rare. Travellers taking cheap flights to Alberta, southern Alberta in particular, may be lucky enough to experience the chinook winds. Air funnelling through the mountains produces foehn winds that can warm up winter days dramatically.

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When is the best time to fly to Alberta?

Peak Season:
The high season in Alberta really depends on what you intend to do there. Most travellers – bound for the cities – take cheap flights to Alberta during the summer months. The winter months are, unsurprisingly, peak season for skiers and snowboarders. 

Off Season:
In the cities, winter is generally off season, while the Rockies are at their busiest.

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Getting around Alberta

Given the size of Alberta, renting a car is the best option. Once travellers have disembarked their cheap flights to Albera, renting a car is quick and easy. In the cities, taxis and public transportation are readily available. 

Edmonton has the Edmonton Transit System, made up of buses and light rail. Calgary has buses and C-Trains (the LRT).

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