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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Ottawa, ON, Canada - CHI to YOW

Popular flights from Chicago to Ottawa

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air Canada
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 $377
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 $404
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 14, 2016 $335
Porter Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 4, 2016 May 11, 2016 $299
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 24, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $356
Mar 24, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 $356
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 $356
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 $356
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 25, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $458
May 14, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $458

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 $333.

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 $396 $393
7-14 days $389 $363
14-21 days $387 $320
21-30 days $387 $329
30-60 days $356 $310
60-90 days $356 $299
90+ days $356 $309

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
February Chicago Ottawa Porter 2/25/16 2/26/16 1 $363
March Chicago Ottawa Porter 3/3/16 3/4/16 1 $320
April Chicago Ottawa Porter 4/11/16 4/12/16 1 $310
May Chicago Ottawa Porter 5/4/16 5/11/16 1 $299
June Chicago Ottawa Porter 6/1/16 6/6/16 1 $309
July Chicago Ottawa Porter 7/1/16 7/9/16 1 $358
August Chicago Ottawa Porter 8/30/16 9/2/16 1 $349
September Chicago Ottawa Porter 9/2/16 9/5/16 1 $349

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$408
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$408

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 $381.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $366.

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 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:05 18:22

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 $174.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $381.

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 56 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 20 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)

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 YUL 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 IAD 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, JetBlue, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Boston American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $100
Chicago to Washington American, JetBlue, Frontier, United $79
Chicago to Orlando American, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $76
Chicago to Newark American, JetBlue, United $188
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $90
Chicago to Detroit American, United $167
Chicago to Atlanta American, Alaska, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Philadelphia American, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Chicago to Buffalo American, JetBlue, United $194
Chicago to Baltimore American, Spirit, United $78

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to Toronto Air Choice One, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $198
Chicago to Montreal American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Public Charters, Porter, United, WestJet $235

Cheap International Flights to Ottawa - YOW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $306
Indianapolis to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United, WestJet $307
Grand Rapids to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United $624
Madison to Ottawa American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, United $475
Lansing to Ottawa United $476
South Bend to Ottawa Air Canada, United Check Dates
Appleton to Ottawa Air Canada, United Check Dates
Green Bay to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United $497
Moline to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United $482
Bloomington - Normal to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United Check Dates
Peoria to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United $407
Kalamazoo to Ottawa American, United Check Dates
Ft Wayne to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United Check Dates
Champaign to Ottawa American, Air Canada, United $668
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Ottawa, ON, Canada, from $299 Round trip from CHI to YOW