Cheap flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay

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 to Thunder Bay

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to YQT flight in 2022: compare Ottawa to Thunder Bay flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Thunder Bay.

YOW - YQT

Price

C$ 195 - C$ 327

YQT

Temperature

-14 - 17 °C

YQT

Precipitation

10 - 90 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

Average price

C$ 407

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

C$ 244

From Ottawa to Thunder Bay

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?

To save on the cost of your flight from Ottawa to Thunder Bay, book at least 43 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 70% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 412 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 535.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Thunder Bay. Flights to Thunder Bay from Ottawa in August are about C$ 329 on average during August, but can be found for as low as C$ 139.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Ottawa to Thunder Bay 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 Thunder Bay in January, February 2022

The best prices found for YOW to YQT flights for January, February
20 Feb. - 26 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YQT

Thunder Bay

1 stop

4h 43m
YQT

Thunder Bay

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

6h 49m
C$ 295

Porter Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

19 Feb. - 27 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YQT

Thunder Bay

1 stop

4h 43m
YQT

Thunder Bay

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

6h 39m
C$ 297

Porter Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

20 Feb. - 26 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YQT

Thunder Bay

2 stops

7h 53m
YQT

Thunder Bay

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

6h 49m
C$ 321

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Ottawa to Thunder Bay 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Thunder Bay from Ottawa found for this year
20 Feb. - 26 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YQT

Thunder Bay

1 stop

4h 43m
YQT

Thunder Bay

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

6h 49m
C$ 295

Porter Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

19 Feb. - 27 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YQT

Thunder Bay

1 stop

4h 43m
YQT

Thunder Bay

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

6h 39m
C$ 297

Porter Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

20 Feb. - 26 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YQT

Thunder Bay

2 stops

7h 53m
YQT

Thunder Bay

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

6h 49m
C$ 321

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Ottawa to Thunder Bay flights.

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.

How popular is this Ottawa to Thunder Bay flight route?

Flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay have been viewed 308 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Ottawa to Thunder Bay?

When booking a flight from Ottawa to Thunder Bay, you may want to consider flying on Air Canada, Porter Airlines or WestJet as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Thunder Bay?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Ottawa to Thunder Bay? While on average our users pay C$ 322, our data indicates the cheapest price to be C$ 188. The most popular route (Ottawa - Thunder Bay), is priced around C$ 276.

Alternative routes for Ottawa to Thunder Bay

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
London to Ottawafrom C$ 115 pp
Windsor to Ottawafrom C$ 195 pp
Ottawa to Windsorfrom C$ 204 pp
London to Thunder Bayfrom C$ 225 pp
Thunder Bay to Ottawafrom C$ 228 pp
Ottawa to Londonfrom C$ 232 pp

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
WestJet
CheapestC$ 127
AverageC$ 390
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Porter Airlines
CheapestC$ 192
AverageC$ 362
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time52%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 282
AverageC$ 389
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Ottawa to Thunder Bay

See what time of day planes typically take off from Ottawa to Thunder Bay
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
87%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
12%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM