Cheap flights from Ottawa to Vancouver

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to Vancouver (YVR)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to YVR flight in 2022: compare Ottawa to Vancouver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Vancouver.
YOW - YVR
Price
C$ 372 - C$ 655
YVR
Temperature
4 - 18 °C
YVR
Rainfall
36 - 189 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 477

From Ottawa to Vancouver

One-way from

C$ 91

One-way flight from Ottawa to Vancouver

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Vancouver (YOW - YVR)?

When flying from Ottawa to Vancouver, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from Ottawa to Vancouver compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 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$ 729. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 805.

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

Our data shows that July tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Vancouver from Ottawa. Users have commonly found prices around C$ 664 for the month, but tickets can be as low as C$ 284. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Vancouver in May, June 2022

The best prices found for YOW to YVR flights for May, June
8 Jun - 22 Jun
C$ 182pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
16 Jun - 20 Jun
C$ 186pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
8 Jun - 16 Jun
C$ 195pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Vancouver 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Vancouver from Ottawa found for this year
23 Oct - 27 Oct
C$ 116pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
16 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 117pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
23 Oct - 26 Oct
C$ 119pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

Direct flights to Vancouver from Ottawa

Save time with Ottawa to Vancouver direct flight deals
23 Oct - 27 Oct
C$ 116pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
16 Sep - 2 Oct
C$ 117pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
23 Oct - 26 Oct
C$ 119pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

Last minute flights from Ottawa to Vancouver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Vancouver from Ottawa, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 237pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
1 Jun - 15 Jun
C$ 246pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
2 Jun - 8 Jun
C$ 263pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to Vancouver from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
3:45 a.m. - 5:59 a.m.
WestJet
Direct
5h 14m
YOW - YVR
WestJet
2:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
9h 45m
YOW - YVR
Multiple Airlines
C$ 157
Kiwi.com
3:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Flair Airlines
Direct
5h 15m
YOW - YVR
Flair Airlines
C$ 169
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Ottawa</span> to <span class="emphasized">Vancouver</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Vancouver

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

For a flight from Ottawa to Vancouver, you will be flying from Ottawa. Ottawa (YOW) is just 10.6 km from the centre of the city. Ottawa is the only Ottawa airport and it handles 6 outbound flights to Vancouver per day. 6 airlines have flights to Vancouver from Ottawa on a regular basis.

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

Flair Airlines, Air Canada, and WestJet are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Vancouver for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Vancouver for under C$ 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Flair Airlines for just C$ 116, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 155.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to Vancouver for under C$ 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Ottawa to Vancouver under C$ 200. A good price for a direct flight from Ottawa to Vancouver is less than C$ 176.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Vancouver for under C$ 300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Ottawa to Vancouver within the next 7 days for less than C$ 300.

What days are direct flights available from Ottawa to Vancouver?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday, Friday.

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

On average 3 flights depart from Ottawa to Vancouver per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Ottawa to Vancouver?

There are many flights that can get you from Ottawa to Vancouver in 5h 15m. Fly via Flair Airlines or WestJet to get the fastest option. Ottawa and Vancouver are separated by a distance of 3571 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Flair Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Vancouver, with prices starting at C$ 116. Another option worth looking into is WestJet, starting at C$ 168 round trip. You may be able to fly from Ottawa to Vancouver for 82% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Ottawa to Vancouver are WestJet (C$ 72), Flair Airlines (C$ 78), and Air Canada (C$ 131).

What are the most reliable airlines from Ottawa to Vancouver?

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 Vancouver on time: Air France (100%), Korean Air (100%), Air Canada (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Vancouver?

While on average a flight from Ottawa to Vancouver is generally C$ 249, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 76. When looking at the most popular route, (Ottawa - Vancouver Intl), you can expect to pay C$ 116 for that flight.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Ottawa to Vancouver are Air Canada, Flair Airlines and Juneyao Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Destination information for Vancouver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Vancouver.
Flight duration from YOW to Vancouver
4h 54m
Average temperature for May in Vancouver
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Vancouver
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Top 5 airlines flying from Ottawa to Vancouver

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Vancouver 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
Juneyao Airlines
C$ 26 C$ 33 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Flair Airlines
C$ 90 C$ 211 No cancel fee N/A
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Swoop
C$ 91 C$ 218 No cancel fee N/A
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WestJet
C$ 119 C$ 306 No cancel fee 60%
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Air Canada
C$ 160 C$ 401 No cancel fee 67%
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Hourly flight availability from Ottawa to Vancouver

See what time of day planes typically take off from Ottawa towards Vancouver.
Morning 6 AM to noon 53% of flight departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Ottawa to Vancouver
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Ottawa to Vancouver.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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