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 2021: compare Ottawa to Vancouver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Vancouver.
YOW - 8CA
Price
C$ 475 - C$ 837
8CA
Temperature
4 - 18 °C
8CA
Precipitation
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

$475

From Ottawa to Vancouver

One-way from

C$ 144

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 18% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Ottawa to Vancouver 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 726, or C$ 801 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Vancouver from Ottawa. Prices for July average C$ 662 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 282. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Vancouver (YOW - 8CA)?

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.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Vancouver in September, October 2021

The best prices found for YOW to YVR flights for September, October
29 Oct - 29 Oct
C$ 147pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
27 Sep - 1 Oct
C$ 165pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
15 Oct - 18 Oct
C$ 174pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Vancouver 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Vancouver from Ottawa found for this year
3 Dec - 6 Dec
C$ 107pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
29 Nov - 3 Dec
C$ 110pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
19 Nov - 22 Nov
C$ 116pp
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
7 Feb - 21 Feb
C$ 98pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
3 Dec - 6 Dec
C$ 107pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
29 Nov - 3 Dec
C$ 110pp
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
3 Oct - 17 Oct
C$ 178pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
Direct
YOW
Ottawa
1 Oct - 31 Oct
C$ 208pp
YOW
Ottawa
Flair Airlines
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
30 Sep - 4 Oct
C$ 234pp
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
8:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Flair Airlines
Direct
5h 15m
YOW - YVR
Flair Airlines
C$ 144
mytrip.com
2:25 a.m. - 9:51 a.m.
WestJet
2 stops
10h 26m
YOW - YVR
WestJet
C$ 156
12:55 p.m. - 3:11 p.m.
Air Canada
Direct
5h 16m
YOW - YVR
Air Canada
C$ 160
Air Canada

Related info for your journey

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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. 2 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?

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$ 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Vancouver for under C$ 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Flair Airlines for just C$ 98, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 153.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to Vancouver for under C$ 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Ottawa to Vancouver under C$ 100. A good price for a direct flight from Ottawa to Vancouver is less than C$ 151.

Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Vancouver for under C$ 200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Ottawa to Vancouver within the next 7 days for less than C$ 200.

What days are direct flights available from Ottawa to Vancouver?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday.

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

On average 7 flights depart from Ottawa to Vancouver per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 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 10m. Fly via Flair Airlines to get the fastest option. Ottawa and Vancouver are separated by a distance of 3571 km. All flights are typically direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Ottawa to Vancouver round-trip?

Flying on Flair Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Vancouver, with prices starting at C$ 98. You may be able to fly from Ottawa to Vancouver for 85% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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 Flair Airlines (C$ 51), WestJet (C$ 132), and Air Canada (C$ 158).

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Vancouver?

While on average a flight from Ottawa to Vancouver is generally C$ 1,399, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is C$ 296. When looking at the most popular route, (Ottawa - Vancouver Intl), you can expect to pay C$ 116 for that flight.

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: ANA(96%), Air China(89%), Air Canada(81%.)

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 September in Vancouver
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Vancouver
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

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 40% of flight departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 28% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% 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
6 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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