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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Ottawa. Current restrictions to Ottawa are based on Canada travel restrictions.

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Cheapest flights to Ottawa airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Ottawa airports from your nearest city or airport
Newark Airport
Ottawa

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM New York TO Ottawa

New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl Airport (YUL)

Typically, flights to Ottawa from New York are cheaper when flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl, which has an average price of $223

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO OTTAWA FROM NEWARK AIRPORTAugust25% cheaperFlying from Newark Airport to Ottawa costs on average just $217 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO OTTAWA FROM NEWARK AIRPORTNovember18% more expensiveIt costs about $340 for flights to Ottawa from Newark Airport in November
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO OTTAWA FROM NEWARK AIRPORTSeptember415% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Ottawa from Newark Airport in September than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Ottawa?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Ottawa?

The best price found on momondo to Ottawa was $102/pp from Québec City, which is 87% cheaper than the average flight price to Ottawa. To find the cheapest price to Ottawa from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Ottawa?

The cheapest month to fly to Ottawa from United States is in August. Flight prices, which tend to average around $234, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of August, then book flights to Ottawa from United States during July instead. Flights to Ottawa in July, while not as cheap as those in August, still average around $278.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Ottawa?

The ideal time to book your flight to Ottawa is 52 days in advance when prices tend to average $291. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $235.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Ottawa?

Our data shows that Thursday is the least expensive day to fly to Ottawa. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as $268. When flying out on a Monday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Ottawa for around $314.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Ottawa?

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Ottawa is in the afternoon. Flights from United States to Ottawa during this time can be as low as $234. Flights to Ottawa are more costly at noon, with an average ticket price of $315. Departure times at noon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

Is there a good place to hike near Ottawa?

During the warmer months, hikers around the Ottawa area find that parks like Lansdowne Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Ottawa in May, July, or August.

When are the weather conditions best for skiing in Ottawa?

Skiing is most popular in Ottawa during the month of January, due to the perfect conditions of colder temperatures combined with a higher chance of snow. These conditions make Blue Mountain a very popular destination for both tourists and locals. Alternatively, Horseshoe Valley is also a very popular ski mountain in the Ottawa area.

Is there an alternative airport near Ottawa?

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Ottawa is possible. If you are planning a flight to Ottawa, consider booking flights to Mont Tremblant Intl Airport (82 mi from Ottawa city center), Kingston Airport (93 mi from Ottawa city center) or Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl Airport (94 mi from Ottawa city center).

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Ottawa?

The cheapest airport near Ottawa is typically Mont Tremblant Intl Airport with an average price of $731/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Ottawa?

Currently, Canada travel restrictions include travel to Ottawa. Entry restrictions

Canada has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Travelers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. Entrance will be denied to people traveling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits or religious functions. Canada has suspended all flights to and from the UK until January 6. Foreign nationals who are eligible to travel to Canada are immediate/extended family members of a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, person who is authorized by the Public Health Agency of Canada to travel to Canada for compassionate reasons, person who is authorized by the Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage to travel to Canada for the purpose of an International Single Sport Event, temporary foreign workers, international students, person approved to become a permanent resident, transiting passengers, members of the Canadian forces, accredited diplomats and their immediate family members, air and marine crew members, French citizens who live in Saint-Pierre and Miquelon and have been in only Canada. Immediate family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident and intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more. Extended family members of a national or permanent resident of Canada must be traveling to be with the national or permanent resident, intending to stay in Canada for 15 days or more and have a written authorization from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Entry requirements

All passengers five years of age or older, must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers without a negative test will be denied to board their flight. Travelers from a country where PCR testing is unavailable will be required to report to a designated Public Health Agency of Canada quarantine facility for the duration of their mandatory 14-day quarantine. Delays in obtaining test results does not apply. Those exempted from this requirement include children who are not five years of age or older, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling. From February 1, in addition to the mandatory pre-departure test for travelers arriving in Canada by air, all international passengers flying into Toronto Pearson airport are required to take a further COVID-19 test on arrival. Travelers are subject to health screening. Travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 will not be allowed to board their flight. Non-medical face masks or face coverings are required for all flights to and from Canadian airports, and within airport terminals. Anyone who cannot wear a face mask for medical reasons must be in possession of a medical certificate. Travelers are required to submit their information digitally through Canada’s ArriveCAN app before they board their flight. This includes travel and contact information, quarantine plan and COVID-19 symptom self-assessment. They must have evidence that they have submitted their details digitally. Travelers must have a plan to quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Canada (including a suitable place of quarantine, how to get to their destination, get groceries and access essential services and medical care). Check the Government of Canada website for more information. Foreign nationals traveling to Canada for a compassionate reason must get authorization from the Public Health Agency of Canada. Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost. Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result. Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.

Transiting rules

Before traveling passengers must make their travel arrangements to transit through Canada well in advance, make flights and connections as direct as possible to limit their contact in Canada; multiple domestic connections may not be considered appropriate, make connections that are as short as possible; if their connecting flight is more than 24 hours apart they will need to quarantine (self-isolate) until their next flight. Transiting passengers must remain in the secure transit area of a Canadian airport to complete their connection. Should they need to leave the airport or the secure transit area due to a flight cancellation or delay, they become subject to mandatory quarantine until their flight departs, comply with any guidelines provided by the Airport Authority and follow all flight requirements, follow the provincial and territorial restrictions, depending where they are transiting through.

All other info

Only Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL), Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are operating international flights. Domestic flights, as well as flights from Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon and cargo-only flights will remain exempt.

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.


Ottawa flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Ottawa found recently by users on momondo
Air Canada
May 20
8:20 amNewark
1h 25m
9:45 amOttawa
May 23
3:00 pmOttawa
1h 24m
4:24 pmNewark
Air Canada
Jun 10
2:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 01m
4:01 pmOttawa
Jun 13
3:17 amOttawa
2h 18m
5:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Jun 15
2:00 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
2h 01m
4:01 pmOttawa
Jun 22
3:17 amOttawa
2h 18m
5:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
May 20
4:55 amNewark
3h 39m
1 stop
8:34 amOttawa
May 23
6:25 amOttawa
1h 24m
7:49 amNewark
Multiple Airlines
Jun 3
3:55 amNewark
3h 39m
1 stop
7:34 amOttawa
Jun 6
3:00 pmOttawa
1h 24m
4:24 pmNewark
Air Canada
Jun 10
2:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 23m
1 stop
6:48 amOttawa
Jun 14
3:17 amOttawa
2h 18m
5:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Ottawa

If you're looking for one-way flights to Ottawa, view some of our deals below provided by Porter Airlines and WestJet
Air Canada
Aug 13
4:55 pmNewark
1h 25m
6:20 pmOttawa
Air Canada
May 4
2:25 amChicago O'Hare Intl
4h 23m
1 stop
6:48 amOttawa
WestJet
Apr 25
8:00 amNew York LaGuardia
5h 08m
1 stop
1:08 pmOttawa

Which airlines fly to Ottawa?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Ottawa

Popular routes to Ottawa

Most frequently searched flights to Ottawa along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Newark to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 39m
Cheapest price
$235
Boston to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 22m
Cheapest price
$313
Washington to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 32m
Cheapest price
$336
Miami to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 38m
Cheapest price
$341
Minneapolis to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 48m
Cheapest price
$348
Chicago to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 01m
Cheapest price
$356
Orlando to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 22m
Cheapest price
$361
Los Angeles to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 42m
Cheapest price
$362
Fort Lauderdale to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 17m
Cheapest price
$371
Raleigh to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
8h 11m
Cheapest price
$380
Phoenix to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 36m
Cheapest price
$387
San Francisco to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 23m
Cheapest price
$389
Atlanta to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 23m
Cheapest price
$399
Columbus to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
8h 39m
Cheapest price
$414
St. Louis to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
6h 12m
Cheapest price
$414
Denver to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 40m
Cheapest price
$416
San Diego to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
13h 07m
Cheapest price
$459
Cincinnati to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
10h 18m
Cheapest price
$469
Houston to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
13h 01m
Cheapest price
$471
Dallas to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time
13h 04m
Cheapest price
$484
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