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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)

YOW - SFO
Price
C$ 374 - C$ 680

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$ 436

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 374

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$ 690. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 820.

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$ 615 on average during August, but can be found for as low as C$ 517.

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 at noon, which can drop the price by up to 16% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International in January, February 2021

The best prices found for YOW to SFO flights for January, February
19 Feb - 1 Mar
C$ 495pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
22 Feb - 25 Feb
C$ 501pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
22 Feb - 28 Feb
C$ 508pp
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
24 Jun - 27 Jun
C$ 426pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
24 Jun - 27 Jun
C$ 440pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
8 Sep - 11 Sep
C$ 445pp
YOW
Ottawa
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
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
26 Jan - 2 Feb
C$ 814pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
26 Jan - 29 Jan
C$ 890pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
26 Jan - 31 Jan
C$ 896pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Ottawa to San Francisco International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to San Francisco International

Can I find flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International for under C$ 507 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International for under C$ 507. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just C$ 426, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 678.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Ottawa to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Ottawa to San Francisco include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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$ 380 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$ 888?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Ottawa to San Francisco International within the next 7 days for less than C$ 888.

Does it rain more in Ottawa or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in Ottawa is more than in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 20 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 8h 25m. Fly via Air Canada, WestJet, or Delta 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$ 427. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by WestJet and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 485 and C$ 496, respectively. Air Canada is currently priced 11% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

Alternative routes for Ottawa to San Francisco International

Destination information for San Francisco International

Things to know before you go. Useful 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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