Cheap flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay

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The best prices from Ottawa to Thunder Bay are usually found in August or July, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to Thunder Bay (YQT)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to YQT flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to Thunder Bay flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Thunder Bay.
YOW - YQT
Price
C$ 245 - C$ 411
YQT
Temperature
-6 - 26 °C
YQT
Precipitation
15 - 87 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 245

From Ottawa to Thunder Bay

One-way from

C$ 210

One-way flight from Ottawa to Thunder Bay

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 Thunder Bay?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 107% by booking at least 39 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 Thunder Bay within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 386.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Ottawa to Thunder Bay?

August can be a great time to fly to Thunder Bay from Ottawa with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 287. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as C$ 199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Thunder Bay (YOW - YQT)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Ottawa to Thunder Bay is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay in July, August 2021

The best prices found for YOW to YQT flights for July, August
27 Aug - 7 Sep
C$ 498pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
27 Aug - 7 Sep
C$ 500pp
YOW
Ottawa
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
27 Aug - 30 Aug
C$ 516pp
YOW
Ottawa
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Thunder Bay 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Thunder Bay from Ottawa found for this year
25 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 323pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
25 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 334pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
24 Sep - 26 Sep
C$ 341pp
YOW
Ottawa
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa

Last minute flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay

Late deals on round-trip flights to Thunder Bay from Ottawa, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 12 Aug
C$ 759pp
YOW
Ottawa
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
WestJet
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
4 Aug - 9 Aug
C$ 817pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
4 Aug - 9 Aug
C$ 965pp
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
YQT
Thunder Bay
YQT
Thunder Bay
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to Thunder Bay from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay
3:10 a.m. - 4:55 a.m.
Flair Airlines
1 stop
25h 45m
YOW - YQT
Flair Airlines
C$ 210
Kiwi.com
7:30 a.m. - 6:52 p.m.
Air Canada
2 stops
35h 22m
YOW - YQT
Air Canada
C$ 511
6:00 a.m. - 7:23 a.m.
WestJet
2 stops
25h 23m
YOW - YQT
WestJet
C$ 678

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Thunder Bay

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay for under C$ 377 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay for under C$ 377. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 323, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 420.

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

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

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay for under C$ 377 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay, 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 Thunder Bay for under C$ 880?

There are currently 6+ open flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay within the next 7 days for less than C$ 880.

Does it rain more in Ottawa or Thunder Bay?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Ottawa is typically similar to Thunder Bay. We can gather that this will continue over the next 18 days.

Is Ottawa weather warmer or cooler than Thunder Bay?

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 Thunder Bay is generally colder than in Ottawa.

How long is the flight from Ottawa to Thunder Bay?

Porter Airlines, WestJet, and Air Canada can get you from Ottawa to Thunder Bay in just under 3h 44m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 06m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at C$ 334, Air Canada will fly you from Ottawa to Thunder Bay and back. In addition to Air Canada, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Porter Airlines and WestJet - these airlines can fly you to your destination from C$ 341 and C$ 500, respectively.

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

C$ 143 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Flair Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air Canada and WestJet, with prices starting from C$ 266 and C$ 677, respectively.

Destination information for Thunder Bay

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Thunder Bay.
Average temperature for July in Thunder Bay
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Thunder Bay
87.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Thunder Bay

Top 3 airlines flying from Ottawa to Thunder Bay

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Thunder Bay 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
Porter Airlines
C$ 154 C$ 290 No cancel fee 52%
Search Porter Airlines flights
Air Canada
C$ 226 C$ 312 No cancel fee 67%
Search Air Canada flights
WestJet
C$ 101 C$ 312 No cancel fee 60%
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