Cheap flights from Ottawa to Australia

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 47 days in advance to save up to 8% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 47 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Ottawa to Australia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,640, or C$ 1,717 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Australia from Ottawa. Prices for May average C$ 1,635 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 1,074. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 34% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Australia (YOW - AU)?

When flying from Ottawa to Australia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Australia in December, January 2021

The best prices found for YOW to Australia flights for December, January
14 Jan. - 18 Jun.
YOW

Ottawa

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

34h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

YOW

Ottawa

2 stops

56h 11m
C$ 1,905

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

14 Jan. - 18 Jun.
YOW

Ottawa

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

34h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

YOW

Ottawa

2 stops

38h 20m
C$ 1,906

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 3/12/21

14 Jan. - 18 Jun.
YOW

Ottawa

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

34h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

YOW

Ottawa

2 stops

38h 26m
C$ 1,913

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 2/12/21

Ottawa to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Ottawa found for this year
29 Dec. - 20 Apr.
YOW

Ottawa

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

24h 55m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

YOW

Ottawa

2 stops

29h 42m
C$ 2,551

Air Canada

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Deal found 3/12/21

29 Dec. - 20 Apr.
YOW

Ottawa

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

24h 55m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

28h 28m
C$ 2,562

Air Canada

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Deal found 3/12/21

10 Dec. - 21 Jan.
YOW

Ottawa

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

45h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

YOW

Ottawa

2 stops

40h 30m
C$ 2,627

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

Last minute flights from Ottawa to Australia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Australia from Ottawa, departing today and this week
10 Dec. - 12 Dec.
YOW

Ottawa

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

31h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

YOW

Ottawa

2 stops

23h 28m
C$ 3,096

United Airlines

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Deal found 3/12/21

10 Dec. - 12 Dec.
YOW

Ottawa

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 55m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

YOW

Ottawa

3 stops

34h 41m
C$ 6,299

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 3/12/21

10 Dec. - 12 Dec.
YOW

Ottawa

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

32h 55m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

YOW

Ottawa

3 stops

34h 41m
C$ 11,910

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 3/12/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Ottawa to Australia flights.

What airports serve Australia from Ottawa?

In Ottawa, a few airports exist which you may use; however, only the international airports have flights to Australia. This airport is the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW). It is Canada’s sixth busiest airport by aircraft movements, and second busiest by airline passenger traffic. There are many airlines that make their home in the international portion of this airport. Upon completion of this long and arduous journey, you will arrive in Australia at any one of its numerous airports in Sydney (SYD), Melbourne (MEL), or Brisbane (BNE). This flight will be one of the longest flights available and will take, on average, 52h and 45m. Because this is such a long trip, there will no doubt be a stop in one of the in-between countries.

What airlines fly directly from Ottawa to Australia?

There are only a few airlines and flights available on Cheapflights when flying from Ottawa to Sydney (SYD). Apart from this, there are no flights that fly directly from Ottawa to Australia, and you will need to have at least three stops. The airlines that are most active when flying from Ottawa to Australia are Air Canada, Japan Airlines, and Multiple Airlines. If flying to SYD, you will take one of these three airlines. Since there are no flights to Melbourne or Brisbane from Ottawa, you will most likely be flying into Sydney and will have to take a domestic flight to your ultimate destination from there.

What are the layover options between Ottawa and Australia?

Layovers are expected from Ottawa to Australia as it is such a long journey. According to Cheapflights, you will only be able to take a flight to Sydney (SYD) and then will have to take a domestic flight to your destination from SYD. The layovers to SYD are in Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), Frankfurt am Main (FRA), and Tokyo Narita (NRT). It does not matter which time you choose to take your flight, all three times at all three points of the day stop at those airports. Furthermore, they all take about the same amount of time, on average 52h 45min. You do not have many options to choose from when booking flights from Ottawa to Australia, so regardless of circumstances, you will be stopping in Toronto, Frankfurt, and Tokyo.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Ottawa to Australia?

Canadians will require a visa to enter Australia from Ottawa if staying for a short period of time. The type of visa you will need depends on the type of travel you will be doing. You will need at least 30 days for processing, so make sure to apply early. You may stay in Australia for up to 12 months, and your visa will only be applicable in Australia. You will also need at least one page blank for entry stamps. It is wise to book a return trip as well as that will be checked upon arrival.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Ottawa to Australia?

Ottawa (YOW), located 10.6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Ottawa to Australia.

Which airlines flying from Ottawa to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Ottawa to Australia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air Canada, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Australia for under C$ 1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Australia for under C$ 1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just C$ 1,868, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 2,037.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Australia for under C$ 3,100?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Ottawa to Australia within the next 7 days for less than C$ 3,100.

How popular is this Ottawa to Australia flight route?

Within the past month, 500 users have taken a look at flights from Ottawa to Australia.

What are the most popular routes from Ottawa to Australia?

The most popular flight routes from Ottawa to Australia are Ottawa - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Ottawa - Melbourne and Ottawa - Brisbane.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Ottawa to Australia?

Before booking your flight from Ottawa to Australia check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Australia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Ottawa to Australia? While on average our users pay C$ 1,785, our data indicates the cheapest price to be C$ 1,218. The most popular route (Ottawa - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around C$ 1,868.

Can I fly to Australia from Ottawa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Ottawa to Australia

Most visitors from Ottawa will not be allowed to enter Australia.

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

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

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Ottawa from Australia?

Returning to Ottawa from Australia

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

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

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Top 6 airlines flying from Ottawa to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
CheapestC$ 959
AverageC$ 1,540
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
CheapestC$ 976
AverageC$ 1,522
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
CheapestC$ 1,049
AverageC$ 1,430
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
CheapestC$ 1,084
AverageC$ 1,436
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 1,132
AverageC$ 1,999
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
CheapestC$ 1,520
AverageC$ 1,646
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety