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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Ottawa, ON, Canada - CHI to YOW Last modified: May 27, 2016 12:56 PM

Popular flights from Chicago to Ottawa Last modified: May 27, 2016 12:56 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 $380
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $380
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $498
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $498
Jul 30, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $498
Jul 31, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $498
Porter Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 $345
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $345
Aug 26, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $345
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 $380
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 26, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 $551

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Ottawa (CHI to YOW)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Ottawa, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $358.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Ottawa (CHI to YOW)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Ottawa based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Ottawa

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Ottawa should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,154 $492
7-14 days $759 $414
14-21 days $520 $364
21-30 days $485 $350
30-60 days $476 $345
60-90 days $492 $351
90+ days $485 $345

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Ottawa

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Ottawa.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$353 $353 $356 $345 $349 $351 $398

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Ottawa

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Ottawa.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Ottawa Porter 5/28/16 5/29/16 1 $833
June Chicago Ottawa Porter 6/23/16 6/26/16 1 $350
July Chicago Ottawa Porter 7/7/16 7/14/16 1 $345
August Chicago Ottawa Porter 8/26/16 8/28/16 1 $345
September Chicago Ottawa United 9/2/16 9/5/16 1 $432
October Chicago Ottawa Porter 10/6/16 10/9/16 1 $353
November Chicago Ottawa Porter 11/14/16 11/22/16 1 $360
December Chicago Ottawa United 12/31/16 1/9/17 1 $437

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Ottawa

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Ottawa.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$520
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$520 $485
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$485 $485
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$485
TIPSave $118 by flying into Syracuse instead of Ottawa from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Ottawa (CHI to YOW)

Your Chicago to Ottawa flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $471.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $489.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Ottawa.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Ottawa
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 06:45 18:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Ottawa (CHI to YOW)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Ottawa. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $187.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $471.

Chicago to Ottawa Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Ottawa?
Answer: The average Chicago to Ottawa flight time is an hour and 57 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Ottawa?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Ottawa is 652 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Ottawa?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Chicago to Ottawa.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Ottawa?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Ottawa.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Ottawa?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Ottawa (CHI to YOW) Number of flights searched: 142Last modified: May 27, 2016 12:56 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Ottawa with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Ottawa.

Chicago to Ottawa
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHL X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Delta CVG / DTW X X X X X X X
Porter YTZ X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United EWR X X X X X X X
WestJet YYC X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Ottawa, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $81
Chicago to Washington American, Alaska, Frontier, United $98
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $137
Chicago to Newark American, JetBlue, United $162
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Chicago to Detroit American, United $176
Chicago to Atlanta American, Spirit, United $97
Chicago to Philadelphia American, Frontier, Spirit, United $108
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $119
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $68
Chicago to Buffalo American, JetBlue, United $225
Chicago to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $107

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $195
Chicago to Montreal American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $280

Cheap International Flights to Ottawa - YOW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $318
Indianapolis to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $318
Grand Rapids to Ottawa American, United $324
Madison to Ottawa American, United, WestJet $347
Lansing to Ottawa American, United, WestJet Check Dates
South Bend to Ottawa United $538
Appleton to Ottawa United Check Dates
Green Bay to Ottawa American, United $539
Moline to Ottawa American, United $499
Bloomington - Normal to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United $634
Peoria to Ottawa American, United $507
Kalamazoo to Ottawa American, United Check Dates
Ft Wayne to Ottawa American, United, WestJet Check Dates
Champaign to Ottawa American, United $963
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Ottawa, ON, Canada, from $345 Round trip from CHI to YOW