Cheap flights from Ottawa to California

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to California

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to LAX flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Ottawa to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Ottawa to California, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 514 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 570.

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

May can be a great time to fly to California from Ottawa with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 474. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as C$ 336. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to California in July, August 2021

The best prices found for YOW to California flights for July, August
28 Aug - 1 Sep
C$ 503pp
YOW
Ottawa
WestJet
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
28 Aug - 2 Sep
C$ 508pp
YOW
Ottawa
WestJet
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
WestJet
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
30 Aug - 30 Aug
C$ 517pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Ottawa found for this year
22 Sep - 29 Sep
C$ 425pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
5 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 428pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
9 Oct - 23 Oct
C$ 430pp
YOW
Ottawa
WestJet
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Last minute flights from Ottawa to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Ottawa, departing today and this week
29 Jul - 20 Aug
C$ 680pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
31 Jul - 27 Aug
C$ 685pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
1 Aug - 10 Aug
C$ 688pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to California from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to California
2:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Delta
1 stop
9h 00m
YOW - LAX
Delta
C$ 281
Delta
2:00 a.m. - 4:48 p.m.
United Airlines
1 stop
17h 48m
YOW - SFO
United Airlines
C$ 298
United
11:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
WestJet
2 stops
24h 00m
YOW - SFO
WestJet
C$ 305
WestJet

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to California

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

Most people fly from Ottawa (YOW) if they book a flight from Ottawa to California. Ottawa is conveniently located just 10.6 km from Ottawa’s city centre.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Ottawa to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, 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 California for under C$ 506 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to California for under C$ 506. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just C$ 428, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 447.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to California for under C$ 379 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Ottawa to California, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to California for under C$ 758?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Ottawa to California within the next 7 days for less than C$ 758.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Ottawa to California.

What are the most popular routes from Ottawa to California?

When deciding which route to take from Ottawa to California consider Ottawa - Los Angeles, Ottawa - San Francisco or Ottawa - San Diego as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to California?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 851 for a flight from Ottawa to California. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 210 while the most popular route, (Ottawa - Los Angeles) is currently priced at C$ 469.

How long is the flight from Ottawa to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Ottawa to California in 7h 27m. Fly via Air Canada, United Airlines, or Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Air Canada (C$ 428), WestJet (C$ 430), and United Airlines (C$ 442) offers the cheapest pricing from Ottawa to California.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as C$ 252 on Air Canada. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from C$ 262 and WestJet from C$ 265 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Ottawa to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to California.
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Airports servicing Ottawa

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Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
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Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
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Top 5 airlines flying from Ottawa to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
WestJet
C$ 144 C$ 411 No cancel fee 60%
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Delta
C$ 181 C$ 454 No cancel fee N/A
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American Airlines
C$ 167 C$ 466 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
C$ 208 C$ 567 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
C$ 158 C$ 580 No cancel fee 67%
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