Cheap flights from Ottawa to Montreal

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Montreal (YMQ)
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The best prices from Ottawa to Montreal are usually found in August or December, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to Montreal (YMQ)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to YMQ flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to Montreal flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Montreal.
YOW - YMQ
Price
C$ 399 - C$ 1,216
YMQ
Temperature
-4 - 27 °C
YMQ
Precipitation
53 - 102 mm

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 399

From Ottawa to Montreal

One-way from

C$ 180

One-way flight from Ottawa to Montreal

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 Montreal?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Ottawa to Montreal. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Montreal.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Ottawa to Montreal at least 27 days early can save you up to 185% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 27 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Ottawa to Montreal for as little as C$ 674 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$ 1,223 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Montreal from Ottawa with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 666. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as C$ 179. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Montreal (YOW - YMQ)?

It’s optimal to fly from Ottawa to Montreal in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Montreal in September, October 2021

The best prices found for YOW to YMQ flights for September, October
27 Sep - 4 Oct
C$ 237pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
15 Oct - 17 Oct
C$ 265pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
29 Sep - 6 Oct
C$ 294pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Montreal 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Montreal from Ottawa found for this year
27 Sep - 4 Oct
C$ 237pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
15 Oct - 17 Oct
C$ 265pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
29 Sep - 6 Oct
C$ 294pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Direct flights to Montreal from Ottawa

Save time with Ottawa to Montreal direct flight deals
7 Dec - 5 Jan
C$ 809pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
21 Oct - 24 Oct
C$ 810pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
15 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 856pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
Direct
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Air Canada
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

Last minute flights from Ottawa to Montreal

Late deals on round-trip flights to Montreal from Ottawa, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 26 Sep
C$ 670pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
23 Sep - 26 Sep
C$ 745pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
23 Sep - 26 Sep
C$ 951pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to Montreal from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Montreal
6:00 a.m. - 10:42 a.m.
WestJet
1 stop
4h 42m
YOW - YUL
WestJet
C$ 180
7:15 a.m. - 4:50 a.m.
Flair Airlines
2 stops
21h 35m
YOW - YUL
Flair Airlines
C$ 355
FlightNetwork
2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Air Canada
Direct
0h 45m
YOW - YUL
Air Canada
C$ 600
Air Canada

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Ottawa</span> to <span class="emphasized">Montreal</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Montreal

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

Ottawa (YOW), located 10.6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Ottawa to Montreal. 2 airlines have flights from Ottawa to Montreal on a regular basis. Booking flights from Ottawa to Montreal should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 8 outbound flights to Montreal per day.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Ottawa to Montreal 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 Montreal for under C$ 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Montreal for under C$ 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Flair Airlines for just C$ 237, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 369.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to Montreal for under C$ 900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 17 direct flights from Ottawa to Montreal under C$ 900. A good price for a direct flight from Ottawa to Montreal is less than C$ 940.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Montreal for under C$ 700?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Ottawa to Montreal within the next 7 days for less than C$ 700.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Ottawa to Montreal round-trip from C$ 237. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air Canada, from C$ 336, and WestJet, from C$ 381. You may be able to fly from Ottawa to Montreal for 64% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Flair Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at C$ 155. WestJet flights start at C$ 166 while deals on Porter Airlines start at C$ 201 one-way.

Destination information for Montreal

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Montreal.
Average temperature for September in Montreal
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Montreal
69.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Montreal

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl (YUL)
Montreal St Hubert (YHU)

Hourly flight availability from Ottawa to Montreal

See what time of day planes typically take off from Ottawa towards Montreal.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 64% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 23% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 13% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Ottawa to Montreal
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Ottawa to Montreal.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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