Cheap flights from Ottawa to Calgary

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The best prices from Ottawa to Calgary are usually found in August or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to YYC flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to Calgary flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Calgary.
YOW - YYC
Price
C$ 364 - C$ 667
YYC
Temperature
-1 - 25 °C
YYC
Precipitation
11 - 113 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 364

From Ottawa to Calgary

One-way from

C$ 260

One-way flight from Ottawa to Calgary

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Ottawa to Calgary?

Users have found that flying from Ottawa to Calgary on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Ottawa to Calgary at least 61 days early can save you up to 47% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Ottawa to Calgary for as little as C$ 465 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as C$ 586 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Calgary. Flights to Calgary from Ottawa in May are about C$ 393 on average during May, but can be found for as low as C$ 292.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Calgary (YOW - YYC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Ottawa to Calgary at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Calgary in July, August 2021

The best prices found for YOW to YYC flights for July, August
31 Aug - 8 Sep
C$ 243pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
WestJet
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
26 Aug - 8 Sep
C$ 249pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Air Canada
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
26 Aug - 8 Sep
C$ 253pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Air Canada
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Calgary 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Calgary from Ottawa found for this year
21 Oct - 30 Oct
C$ 98pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
28 Oct - 31 Oct
C$ 108pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
16 Oct - 23 Oct
C$ 118pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Direct flights to Calgary from Ottawa

Save time with Ottawa to Calgary direct flight deals
25 Jan - 2 Feb
C$ 98pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
14 Oct - 19 Oct
C$ 108pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
16 Sep - 30 Sep
C$ 138pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

Last minute flights from Ottawa to Calgary

Late deals on round-trip flights to Calgary from Ottawa, departing today and this week
7 Aug - 11 Aug
C$ 426pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
7 Aug - 11 Aug
C$ 442pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
7 Aug - 11 Aug
C$ 472pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YYC
Calgary
YYC
Calgary
Air Canada
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to Calgary from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Calgary
12:15 p.m. - 4:27 p.m.
WestJet
1 stop
6h 12m
YOW - YYC
WestJet
C$ 261
WestJet
7:15 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.
Flair Airlines
Direct
4h 25m
YOW - YYC
Flair Airlines
C$ 279
FlyFar
6:00 a.m. - 12:58 p.m.
Air Canada
1 stop
8h 58m
YOW - YYC
Air Canada
C$ 295
Air Canada

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Calgary

What airports do I use to fly from Ottawa to Calgary?

Calgary is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Calgary from Ottawa. Booking flights from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily flights to Calgary from 2 different airlines. 4h 19m is how long a flight from Ottawa to Calgary will take if you book a nonstop flight.

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

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

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Calgary for under C$ 126 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Calgary for under C$ 126. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Flair Airlines for just C$ 98, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 167.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to Calgary for under C$ 126 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Ottawa to Calgary under C$ 126. A good price for a direct flight from Ottawa to Calgary is less than C$ 192.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Calgary for under C$ 503?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Ottawa to Calgary within the next 7 days for less than C$ 503.

What days are direct flights available from Ottawa to Calgary?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Ottawa to Calgary on average per day?

5 flight departures from Ottawa to Calgary per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Ottawa or Calgary?

The rainfall in Ottawa is generally less than the rainfall in Calgary. This will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Ottawa weather warmer or cooler than Calgary?

Temperatures around the 27 °C's can be experienced in July. The weather in Calgary is colder than in Ottawa. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Ottawa to Calgary?

There are many flights that can get you from Ottawa to Calgary in 4h 25m. Fly via Flair Airlines, Air Canada, or WestJet to get the fastest option. There are 2894 km between Ottawa and Calgary. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Ottawa to Calgary round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Ottawa to Calgary round-trip from C$ 98. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air Canada. These flights start at 82% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Ottawa to Calgary one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Flair Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 99. Users have also found prices from C$ 123 and C$ 126 on Flair Airlines and Air Canada, respectively.

Alternative routes for Ottawa to Calgary

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Calgary

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Calgary.
Flight duration
4h 07m
Average temperature for July in Calgary
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Calgary
59.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Calgary

Hourly flight availability from Ottawa to Calgary

See what time of day planes typically take off from Ottawa towards Calgary.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 71% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Ottawa to Calgary
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Ottawa to Calgary.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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