Cheap flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International

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The best prices from Ottawa to San Francisco International are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to San Francisco International (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to SFO flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to San Francisco International flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco International.
YOW - SFO
Price
C$ 365 - C$ 662

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 400

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 365

From Ottawa to San Francisco International

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 San Francisco International?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Ottawa to San Francisco International. 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 San Francisco International.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Ottawa to San Francisco International?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at C$ 672. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 800.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Ottawa to San Francisco International?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco International. Flights to San Francisco International from Ottawa in August are about C$ 600 on average during August, but can be found for as low as C$ 504.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to San Francisco International (YOW - SFO)?

When flying from Ottawa to San Francisco International, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 18% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International in June, July 2021

The best prices found for YOW to SFO flights for June, July
13 Jul - 20 Jul
C$ 449pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
13 Jul - 20 Jul
C$ 462pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
13 Jul - 20 Jul
C$ 468pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco International from Ottawa found for this year
13 Jul - 20 Jul
C$ 449pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
24 Sep - 29 Sep
C$ 456pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
12 Aug - 25 Aug
C$ 457pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Last minute flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco International from Ottawa, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 6 Jul
C$ 843pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
28 Jun - 5 Jul
C$ 1,272pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to San Francisco International from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International
1:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Air Canada
3 stops
14h 30m
YOW - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 719
5:35 a.m. - 5:39 p.m.
United Airlines
3 stops
15h 04m
YOW - SFO
United Airlines
C$ 780
United
1:25 p.m. - 6:19 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
19h 54m
YOW - SFO
Multiple Airlines
C$ 1,526
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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to San Francisco International

Can I find flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International for under C$ 494 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International for under C$ 494. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just C$ 449, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 481.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Ottawa to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Air Canada, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International for under C$ 494 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International, 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 San Francisco International for under C$ 865?

There are currently 2+ open flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International within the next 7 days for less than C$ 865.

Does it rain more in Ottawa or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in Ottawa is less than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 18 days.

Is Ottawa weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 27 °C on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally colder than in Ottawa.

How long is the flight from Ottawa to San Francisco International?

There are many flights that can get you from Ottawa to San Francisco International in 7h 48m. Fly via Air Canada, United Airlines, or WestJet to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Ottawa to San Francisco International round-trip?

Flying on Air Canada is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco International, with prices starting at C$ 449. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by WestJet and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 466 and C$ 502, respectively. Air Canada is currently priced 3% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Ottawa to San Francisco International one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Air Canada. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 250. Users have also found tickets on United Airlines for as little as C$ 721.

Alternative routes for Ottawa to San Francisco International

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

Destination information for San Francisco International

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

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines flying from Ottawa to San Francisco International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to San Francisco International 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$ 248 C$ 374 No cancel fee 60%
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Delta
C$ 183 C$ 390 No cancel fee N/A
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United Airlines
C$ 257 C$ 430 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
C$ 229 C$ 444 No cancel fee 71%
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Air Canada
C$ 158 C$ 484 No cancel fee 67%
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