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Average flight time, business class flights to Calgary from London: 8 hours 50 minutes.
Airlines with direct business class to Calgary from London: WestJet, Finnair, Air Canada, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, Iberia, British Airways, American Airlines, and Air India.
Airports in Calgary: Calgary International Airport
Distance from London to Calgary: 4368 miles
British Airways and Air Canada have daily business class flights to Calgary from London
British Airways offers direct business class flights to Calgary from London with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner featuring large, dimmable windows, more overhead storage space and improved air quality. In British Airways Business Class you’ll have your own 10.4″ entertainment screen and a seat that converts into a 6ft-long lie-flat bed with luxury bedding from The White Company. At Heathrow Airport Business Class guests have access to the Galleries Lounge and receive a complimentary treatment in the Elemis Travel Spa.
Air Canada also operates a non-stop business class flights to Calgary with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airline’s Executive Pods features seats that offer lumbar support and massage function, converting into fully flat beds measuring 6’7″ long. As a Business Class customer you’ll be provided with a quilted mattress pad, plush duvet and pillows, as well as a WANT Les Essentiels amenity kit containing vitruvi skincare products. Air Canada allows passengers to dine on-demand during the flight and offers Laurent-Perrier champagne as well as a menu created by award-winning Canadian chef, David Hawksworth. At Heathrow Airport the airline’s Maple Leaf lounge offers complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary food and beverage options, as well as a selection of digital and print newspapers and magazines.
Getting to and from the airport
Your business class flights to Calgary will touch down a mere half an hour away from downtown. A taxi is the fastest way to get into Calgary city, taking just 25 minutes to get to Calgary downtown and costing $45. On-demand cabs are provided by Associated Cabs, and you can book an exclusive Limousine pickup service online
If you prefer to rent a car, major companies such as Hertz, Avis and Thrifty offer on-airport rental car services from the Rental Car Centre, which is located on the Departures Level across the roadway from the Domestic Terminal. Off-airport car rental companies provide courtesy shuttle services to their rental locations. Shuttle pick-up is located in Bus Bay #22 on the Arrivals Roadway.
Several hotels offer free shuttle services for their guests, or if you’re not staying in one of these hotels, Allied Downtown Shuttle offers an affordable, regularly scheduled on-demand transportation between Calgary International Airport and designated pick-up points within the City of Calgary. The shuttle departs every 30 minutes from Bus Bay 19 & 29 and tickets can be purchased at the airport.
Alternatively, catch the airport express bus for $8 or the Airport Shuttle from Bus Bay 8 for $15. Both services run at 30-minute intervals and take 30 minutes to arrive in downtown Calgary.
Where to stay in Calgary
Compliment your business class flights to Calgary with a stay at one of the city’s top hotels. On the banks of the beautiful Bow River, Kensington Riverside Inn welcomes you with modern flair and city-living style. Service is highly individual, and there are only 19 rooms in the Inn, making for an exclusive experience. Have dinner at the intimate Chef’s Table (4-star diamond rating) where you can indulge your senses.
In the heart of the city, with a regal history lies the Fairmont Palliser hotel. With lush marble decor, a trendy cocktail lounge and a luxury spa, you’ll leave feeling like royalty.
Calgary is a cosmopolitan city and this is reflected in its hotels; the city offers lots of boutique options. Hotel Elan is an elegant uptown hotel with rooms that feature comfortable pillow-top mattresses and bathrooms with heated floors, heated toilet seats, and tiled showers. Guests enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast and access to the fitness centre, as well as parking for $18 per night.
In the downtown area, Le Germain Hotel is just steps from the Arts Commons centre, the TELUS Convention Centre and Stephen Avenue Walk. The hotel boasts 143 boldly designed hotel rooms fully outfitted with eco-friendly technologies and offers both complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi.
Things to do in Calgary
Calgary is perhaps most famous for the Calgary Stampede – an annual rodeo festival that takes place every July. The city is also Canada’s gateway to the Canadian Rockies and is well-situated for accessing the country’s ski resorts. That doesn’t mean you should skip the city centre though; the downtown area is very walkable with plenty of attractions and a thriving craft beer scene. Here are some of the top things to do in and around Calgary:
Calgary Tower – Dominating the city’s skyline, Calgary Tower is a 190.8-meter free standing observation tower that offers excellent views of Downtown and beyond. Soak up the 360-degree views and test your courage by gazing through the glass floor at the streets below. Admission costs $18 per adult.
Banff National Park – Many visitors fly into Calgary to explore Banff National Park, which consists of 6641 square kilometres of stunning mountain scenery located in the heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies. This area is fantastic for hiking, white water rafting, wildlife spotting and exploring the great outdoors.
Visit the breweries – Calgary has many great brewpubs where you can sample craft beers; we recommend Big Rock, Wild Rose, Village Brewery and Last Best Brewing & Distilling. Don’t know which one to choose? Make a day of it and explore them all.
Calgary Bucket List Experiences
In a recent SkyClub survey, we asked over 1,000 of our clients “what’s number one on your bucket list?”
Your answer? Something that’s truly adventurous and daring. Here’s some once in a lifetime bucket list experiences in Calgary.
Spectacular – Go cross-country skiing at Canada’s Olympic Park.
Sky – Get high in the sky with a magical hot air balloon ride over the city and countryside.
Summit- Head up Banff mountain by heated gondola or strap on some snowshoes!
Business Class Flights to Calgary, Practical Information
Calgary is at its coldest in January when temperatures dip to around -7 degrees Celsius. If you’re travelling during these sub-zero temperatures, make sure you pack plenty of layers and a thick coat. July is the warmest month, when average temperatures are around 17 degrees Celsius.
If you’re a British citizen travelling for a short period then you won’t need a visa, although you will need to get an Electronic Travel Authorisation before you travel. Unless you’re exempt (for example if you’re a permanent resident or you have a work visa), make sure you get your eTA before you head to the airport, otherwise you won’t be able to fly. Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. Check the British government website for up-to-date information.
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