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The best prices from Ottawa to San Francisco 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 (SFO)

YOW - SFO
Price
C$ 386 - C$ 702
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

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

Round-trip from

C$ 386

From Ottawa to San Francisco

One-way from

C$ 195

One-way flight from Ottawa to San Francisco

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?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 35% on the overall cost on flights from Ottawa to San Francisco.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 27% by booking at least 59 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Ottawa to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 712.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco from Ottawa average C$ 635. You can even find prices in August for less than C$ 635, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as C$ 534. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Ottawa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 15%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Ottawa to San Francisco at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to San Francisco in November, December 2020

The best prices found for YOW to SFO flights for November, December
18 Dec - 25 Dec
C$ 310pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
18 Dec - 25 Dec
C$ 315pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
9 Dec - 25 Feb
C$ 342pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Ottawa found for next year
18 Dec - 25 Dec
C$ 310pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
18 Dec - 25 Dec
C$ 315pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
9 Dec - 25 Feb
C$ 342pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to San Francisco from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to San Francisco
2:40 a.m. - 11:08 a.m.
Air Canada
1 stop
11h 28m
YOW - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 196
KAYAK
2:40 a.m. - 3:17 a.m.
Air Canada
1 stop
27h 37m
YOW - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 237
KAYAK
3:00 a.m. - 10:56 a.m.
Air Canada
1 stop
10h 56m
YOW - SFO
Air Canada
C$ 296
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Ottawa to San Francisco for under C$ 393 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to San Francisco for under C$ 393. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just C$ 310, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 483.

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 for under C$ 262 on Cheapflights?

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

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 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?

There are many flights that can get you from Ottawa to San Francisco in 8h 42m. Fly via Air Canada, American Airlines, 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 round-trip?

Currently priced at C$ 311, Air Canada will fly you from Ottawa to San Francisco and back. In addition to Air Canada, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from C$ 363 and C$ 408, respectively. Air Canada is currently priced 37% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as C$ 196 on Air Canada.

Alternative routes for Ottawa to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Ottawa to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $0.77
Average temperature for November in San Francisco
18.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in San Francisco
44.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 5 airlines from Ottawa to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to San Francisco 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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