Cheap flights from Chicago to Ottawa

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Flight information for Chicago to Ottawa
(CHI to YOW)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Ottawa
Best Price Found$337The best flight deal from Chicago to Ottawa found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $337
Fastest flight time3h 59mThe fastest flight from Chicago to Ottawa takes 3h 59m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Chicago to Ottawa. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport - Ottawa Airport and Chicago Midway Airport - Ottawa Airport.
Airports in Ottawa1 airportThere is 1 airport near Ottawa: Ottawa (YOW)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Ottawa

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Ottawa?

April

The cheapest time of year to fly to Ottawa from Chicago is April. Most expensive is September

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for Ottawa?

Saturday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Saturday. The most expensive is typically Monday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Ottawa?

in the evening

Chicago to Ottawa flights are approximately 39% more expensive at noon than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Ottawa from Chicago?

American Airlines

Air Canada, American Airlines, and Delta are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Ottawa

What is the cheapest Chicago to Ottawa flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Ottawa

Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Ottawa for the best Chicago - Ottawa flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Ottawa flights?

53 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Ottawa is approximately 53 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Ottawa

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Ottawa by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Oct 2
ORD1:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
29h 19m
3 stops
YOW6:44 amOttawa
Nov 7
YOW1:30 amOttawa
28h 08m
1 stop
ORD4:38 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Porter Airlines
Oct 9
MDW7:05 amChicago Midway
4h 49m
1 stop
YOW11:54 amOttawa
Oct 12
YOW10:30 amOttawa
4h 32m
1 stop
MDW3:02 pmChicago Midway
Air Canada
Nov 21
ORD1:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 11m
1 stop
YOW5:11 amOttawa
Dec 7
YOW6:00 amOttawa
5h 12m
1 stop
ORD11:12 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 2
ORD1:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
29h 19m
3 stops
YOW6:44 amOttawa
Nov 7
YOW1:30 amOttawa
26h 38m
2 stops
ORD3:08 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Porter Airlines
Nov 1
MDW6:30 amChicago Midway
5h 44m
1 stop
YOW12:14 pmOttawa
Nov 4
YOW3:05 amOttawa
3h 45m
1 stop
MDW6:50 amChicago Midway
Multiple Airlines
Oct 3
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
24h 53m
3 stops
YOW4:38 amOttawa
Nov 7
YOW1:30 amOttawa
28h 08m
1 stop
ORD4:38 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Ottawa

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Ottawa, view some of our deals below provided by Air Canada
Multiple Airlines
Nov 7
ORD1:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
7h 50m
1 stop
YOW8:00 amOttawa
Air Canada
Nov 4
ORD3:15 amChicago O'Hare Intl
9h 56m
2 stops
YOW1:11 pmOttawa
Multiple Airlines
Nov 4
ORD1:10 amChicago O'Hare Intl
7h 50m
1 stop
YOW9:00 amOttawa

Search last-minute flights to Ottawa from Chicago

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Chicago to Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
Sep 28
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
32h 59m
3 stops
YOW12:44 pmOttawa
Oct 1
YOW7:20 amOttawa
35h 00m
3 stops
ORD6:20 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Porter Airlines
Sep 28
MDW6:35 amChicago Midway
3h 59m
1 stop
YOW10:34 amOttawa
Oct 1
YOW3:00 amOttawa
3h 42m
1 stop
MDW6:42 amChicago Midway
Air Canada
Sep 28
ORD8:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 33m
1 stop
YOW3:18 pmOttawa
Oct 1
YOW1:45 amOttawa
4h 40m
1 stop
ORD6:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Sep 27
ORD5:05 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
23h 55m
2 stops
YOW5:00 pmOttawa
Sep 30
YOW2:00 amOttawa
13h 51m
2 stops
ORD3:51 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Sep 24
ORD1:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
6h 10m
2 stops
YOW7:40 amOttawa
Sep 26
YOW9:10 amOttawa
9h 02m
2 stops
ORD6:12 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Sep 24
ORD3:45 amChicago O'Hare Intl
31h 59m
3 stops
YOW11:44 amOttawa
Sep 27
YOW7:20 amOttawa
33h 38m
3 stops
ORD4:58 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Ottawa

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Ottawa with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
American Airlines
PriceFrom $120
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $129
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
Porter Airlines
PriceFrom $157
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.1
8.4

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.6

Crew

7.4

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Cons: Return checking by Porter staff

1 / 6
United Airlines
PriceFrom $186
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10
Air Canada
PriceFrom $285
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.8

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

5.9

Food

Reviews

The food selection has been better in the past but due to Covid it is understandable. This particular flight did not have any entertainment and the Air Canada App did not work to access movies.

1 / 10

  • Are airlines flying from Chicago to Ottawa offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Chicago to Ottawa are adopting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are United Airlines, Air Canada, and Delta. You can search for the full list of airlines like United Airlines that are offering this flexibility.

  • How far is Chicago to Ottawa by plane?

    Chicago and Ottawa are 643.5 mi apart from one another. By plane, this route typically takes 3h 39m.


Can I fly to Ottawa from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Ottawa

Most visitors from Chicago need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Ottawa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ottawa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Ottawa.

Documents
Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine - Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.


Can I fly back to Chicago from Ottawa?

Returning to Chicago from Ottawa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ottawa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ottawa are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

If you are planning to travel to Ottawa at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

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