Cheap flights from Ottawa to Toronto

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The best prices from Ottawa to Toronto are usually found in June or April, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Sunday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Ottawa to Toronto

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

YOW - YTO

Price

C$ 166 - C$ 276

YTO

Temperature

-6 - 21 °C

YTO

Precipitation

51 - 83 mm

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

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

Round-trip from

C$ 209

From Ottawa to Toronto (YTO)

One-way from

C$ 126

One-way flight from Ottawa to Toronto (YTO)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Ottawa to Toronto?

Travellers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 20% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Ottawa to Toronto, book at least 32 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 165% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from C$ 455 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as C$ 701.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Ottawa to Toronto?

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Toronto from Ottawa. Users have commonly found prices around C$ 283 for the month, but tickets can be as low as C$ 112. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Toronto (YOW - YTO)?

When flying from Ottawa to Toronto, 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 8% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Toronto in January, February 2022

The best prices found for YOW to YTO flights for January, February
18 Feb. - 21 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

1h 13m
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

1h 01m
C$ 251

Air Canada

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Deal found 26/1/22

19 Feb. - 21 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YTZ

Toronto Island

Nonstop

1h 04m
YTZ

Toronto Island

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

0h 59m
C$ 252

Porter Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

18 Feb. - 21 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YTZ

Toronto Island

Nonstop

1h 04m
YTZ

Toronto Island

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

0h 59m
C$ 253

Porter Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

Ottawa to Toronto 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Toronto from Ottawa found for this year
8 Apr. - 10 Apr.
YOW

Ottawa

YHM

Toronto Hamilton

1 stop

29h 42m
YHM

Toronto Hamilton

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

22h 50m
C$ 234

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

3 May - 6 May
YOW

Ottawa

YHM

Toronto Hamilton

1 stop

15h 35m
YHM

Toronto Hamilton

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

23h 35m
C$ 245

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

8 Apr. - 10 Apr.
YOW

Ottawa

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

1 stop

24h 03m
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

16h 15m
C$ 245

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Direct flights to Toronto from Ottawa

Save time with Ottawa to Toronto direct flight deals
1 Mar. - 6 Mar.
YOW

Ottawa

YTZ

Toronto Island

Nonstop

1h 04m
YTZ

Toronto Island

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

0h 59m
C$ 248

Porter Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

18 Feb. - 21 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

1h 13m
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

1h 01m
C$ 251

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

8 Apr. - 10 Apr.
YOW

Ottawa

YTZ

Toronto Island

Nonstop

1h 08m
YTZ

Toronto Island

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

0h 59m
C$ 251

Porter Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Last minute flights from Ottawa to Toronto

Late deals on round-trip flights to Toronto from Ottawa, departing today and this week
4 Feb. - 7 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

1 stop

27h 25m
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

12h 10m
C$ 435

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

5 Feb. - 12 Mar.
YOW

Ottawa

YTZ

Toronto Island

Nonstop

1h 04m
YTZ

Toronto Island

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

0h 59m
C$ 446

Porter Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

5 Feb. - 12 Mar.
YOW

Ottawa

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

1h 13m
YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

1h 01m
C$ 537

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

One-way flights to Toronto All airports from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Toronto
19 Feb.
YOW

Ottawa

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

Nonstop

1h 13m
C$ 72

Air Canada

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

9 Jun.
YOW

Ottawa

YYZ

Toronto Pearson Intl

1 stop

23h 40m
C$ 117

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

9 Mar.
YOW

Ottawa

YTZ

Toronto Island

Nonstop

1h 04m
C$ 117

Porter Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Ottawa to Toronto flights.

What airports serve Ottawa to Toronto flights?

When you fly from Ottawa to Toronto, you’ll board your plane at Macdonald-Carter International Airport and get off the flight at either Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport or Pearson International Airport. There are a few different airlines that offer flights throughout the day on a daily basis between Ottawa and Toronto.Pearson International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in all of Canada. You will have a lot of options for flying into this airport. This main airport is located only 14 miles to the northwest of Toronto’s downtown area. There are five runways that are used to facilitate trips for passengers coming from two terminals.Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is also known as the Toronto Island Airport. This one is the ninth busiest in all of Canada. It’s the third busiest airport in the province of Ontario. When it was constructed, Billy Bishop was the main airport servicing flights to and from Toronto.

Which airlines fly directly from Ottawa to Toronto?

Ottawa isn’t far from Toronto. It’s only about 242 miles away. This is why the only flights you’ll find between these two cities are direct. You can fly with Air Canada and go from Ottawa to Pearson in just over an hour. If you want to fly with WestJet, you can fly into either Pearson or Billy Bishop in Toronto. Porter Airlines is another option that flies into Billy Bishop.

What are the stopover options between Ottawa to Toronto?

If you were hoping to have a stopover somewhere between Ottawa and Toronto you won’t find that. This flight is too short to warrant stopping anywhere on the way. The good news is that there are many choices of non-stop flights that are running all day, every day.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Ottawa to Toronto?

You are not required to have a passport or obtain a visa to fly between Ottawa and Toronto. This is a domestic flight that only requires a valid form of identification for each Canadian passenger.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Ottawa to Toronto?

Most people fly from Ottawa (YOW) if they book a flight from Ottawa to Toronto. On average, Ottawa has 23 outbound flights to Toronto per day from 4 airlines. Ottawa is conveniently located just 10.6 km from Ottawa’s city centre.

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

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

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Toronto for under C$ 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Toronto for under C$ 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Porter Airlines for just C$ 228, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 261.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to Toronto for under C$ 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Ottawa to Toronto under C$ 300. A good price for a direct flight from Ottawa to Toronto is less than C$ 269.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Toronto for under C$ 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Ottawa to Toronto within the next 7 days for less than C$ 500.

What days are direct flights available from Ottawa to Toronto?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Ottawa to Toronto on average per day?

57 flight departures from Ottawa to Toronto per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 9% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 42% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 11% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 39% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Ottawa to Toronto?

There are many flights that can get you from Ottawa to Toronto in 1h 04m. Fly via Porter Airlines, Air Canada, or Flair Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 365 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Porter Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Toronto, with prices starting at C$ 228. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Air Canada and Flair Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at C$ 251 and C$ 314, respectively. You may be able to fly from Ottawa to Toronto for 19% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air Canada. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 72. Users have also found prices from C$ 117 and C$ 124 on Porter Airlines and Flair Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Ottawa to Toronto?

The most popular flight routes from Ottawa to Toronto are Ottawa - Toronto Pearson Intl, Ottawa - Toronto Island and Ottawa - Toronto Hamilton.

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

Before booking your flight from Ottawa to Toronto check out the most popular airlines for this route: AccesRail, Air Canada or Porter Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Ottawa to Toronto?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Ottawa to Toronto on time: China Southern (100%), KLM (84%), Hainan Airlines (81%).

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Toronto?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 228 for a flight from Ottawa to Toronto. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 104 while the most popular route, (Ottawa - Toronto Pearson Intl) is currently priced at C$ 245.

Alternative routes for Ottawa to Toronto

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
London to Ottawafrom C$ 116 pp
Ottawa to Thunder Bayfrom C$ 190 pp
Windsor to Ottawafrom C$ 197 pp
Ottawa to Windsorfrom C$ 206 pp
London to Thunder Bayfrom C$ 227 pp
Thunder Bay to Ottawafrom C$ 230 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from Ottawa to Toronto

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Toronto choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Porter Airlines
CheapestC$ 129
AverageC$ 322
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time52%
COVID-19 safety
WestJet
CheapestC$ 194
AverageC$ 984
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
CheapestC$ 207
AverageC$ 391
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Ottawa to Toronto

See what time of day planes typically take off from Ottawa to Toronto
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
46%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
36%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
5%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Ottawa to Toronto

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Ottawa to Toronto
Sunday16daily flights
Monday24daily flights
Tuesday20daily flights
Wednesday32daily flights
Thursday37daily flights
Friday23daily flights
Saturday15daily flights