Cheap flights from Ottawa to Zurich

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The best prices from Ottawa to Zurich are usually found in May or October, booked 26 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to ZRH flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
YOW - ZRH
Price
C$ 807 - C$ 1,120
ZRH
Temperature
0 - 19 °C
ZRH
Precipitation
63 - 128 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 996

From Ottawa to Zurich

One-way from

C$ 812

One-way flight from Ottawa to Zurich

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 Zurich?

Flying to your destination on a Wednesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Zurich. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 27 days in advance to save up to 31% 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 27 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 Zurich 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,231, or C$ 1,494 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Zurich from Ottawa with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 1,124. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as C$ 973. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Zurich (YOW - ZRH)?

It’s optimal to fly from Ottawa to Zurich in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Zurich in October, November 2021

The best prices found for YOW to ZRH flights for October, November
23 Nov - 27 Nov
C$ 1,109pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
23 Nov - 27 Nov
C$ 1,152pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
3 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 1,371pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Ottawa found for this year
23 Nov - 27 Nov
C$ 1,109pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
23 Nov - 27 Nov
C$ 1,152pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
3 Nov - 10 Nov
C$ 1,371pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Air France
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

One-way flights to Zurich from Ottawa

The cheapest one-way flights from Ottawa to Zurich
11:15 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
18h 55m
YOW - ZRH
Multiple Airlines
C$ 812
Condor
1:00 p.m. - 5:35 a.m.
SWISS
1 stop
10h 35m
YOW - ZRH
SWISS
C$ 887
SnapTravelAir
4:45 a.m. - 2:55 a.m.
United Airlines
1 stop
16h 10m
YOW - ZRH
United Airlines
C$ 934
United Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Zurich

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Ottawa to Zurich have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air Canada, SWISS, and American 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 Zurich for under C$ 1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Zurich for under C$ 1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 1,078, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,373.

How popular is this Ottawa to Zurich flight route?

Flights from Ottawa to Zurich have been viewed 130 times in the past calendar month.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Ottawa to Zurich is SWISS. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 1,357 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air Canada and Brussels Airlines, starting at C$ 1,360 and C$ 1,420 round-trip.

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Zurich?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for C$ 651. While the most popular route (Ottawa - Zurich) can be booked for C$ 1,351 on average our data indicates C$ 2,381 when flying from Ottawa to Zurich

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from Ottawa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Ottawa to Zurich

Most visitors from Ottawa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zurich.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ottawa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Zurich.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ottawa are not required to quarantine after entering Zurich.

Documents
Travel Declaration Form - Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.


Do I need a test to fly back to Ottawa from Zurich?

Returning to Ottawa from Zurich

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zurich must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ottawa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to quarantine after entering Ottawa.

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Alternative routes for Ottawa to Zurich

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Destination information for Zurich

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = CHF 0.75
Average temperature for October in Zurich
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Zurich
95.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 3 airlines flying from Ottawa to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Zurich 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
American Airlines
C$ 827 C$ 1,228 No cancel fee 71%
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SWISS
C$ 839 C$ 1,118 No cancel fee 79%
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Air Canada
C$ 944 C$ 1,190 No cancel fee 67%
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