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Cheap Flights from Ottawa to Calgary, AB, Canada - YOW to YYC

Popular flights from Ottawa to Calgary

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 20, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 CAD521
May 30, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CAD521
May 30, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CAD521
May 30, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 CAD521
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 30, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 CAD530
Mar 30, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 CAD530
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 CAD530
Apr 11, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 CAD530
Apr 20, 2016 Apr 26, 2016 CAD530

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Ottawa to Calgary (YOW to YYC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Ottawa to Calgary, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CAD537.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Ottawa to Calgary (YOW to YYC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Ottawa to Calgary 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 Ottawa to Calgary

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CAD766 CAD766
7-14 days CAD553 CAD551
14-21 days CAD532 CAD532
21-30 days CAD595 CAD532
30-60 days CAD530 CAD530
60-90 days CAD525 CAD521
90+ days CAD521 CAD521

Cheapest Day To Fly from Ottawa to Calgary

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CAD530 CAD532 CAD521 CAD525 CAD547 CAD554 CAD554

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Ottawa to Calgary

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Ottawa Calgary Air Canada 2/26/16 2/29/16 1 CAD551
March Ottawa Calgary Air Canada 3/14/16 3/21/16 1 CAD530
April Ottawa Calgary Air Canada 4/20/16 4/26/16 1 CAD521
May Ottawa Calgary Air Canada 5/30/16 6/6/16 0 CAD521
June Ottawa Calgary Air Canada 6/2/16 6/8/16 1 CAD525
July Ottawa Calgary WestJet 7/2/16 7/13/16 0 CAD660
August Ottawa Calgary WestJet 8/27/16 9/10/16 0 CAD660
September Ottawa Calgary Air Canada 9/7/16 9/14/16 0 CAD646

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

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 Ottawa to Calgary.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CAD800
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CAD800 CAD553
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CAD553 CAD638
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CAD638 CAD671
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CAD671 CAD563
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CAD563

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Ottawa to Calgary (YOW to YYC)

Your Ottawa to Calgary 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 Ottawa to Calgary is CAD525.

The average price for non-stop flights from Ottawa to Calgary is CAD528.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Ottawa to Calgary
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:35 17:55
WestJet 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 06:00 19:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Ottawa to Calgary (YOW to YYC)

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 Ottawa to Calgary. 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 Ottawa to Calgary is CAD253.

The average price for round trip flights from Ottawa to Calgary is CAD525.

Ottawa to Calgary Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Ottawa to Calgary?
Answer: The average Ottawa to Calgary flight time is 4 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Ottawa and Calgary?
Answer: The distance from Ottawa to Calgary is 2875 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Ottawa to Calgary?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Ottawa to Calgary.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Ottawa to Calgary?
Answer: Air Canada provides 51% of the non-stop flights between Ottawa and Calgary.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Ottawa to Calgary?
Answer: Toronto, ON

Airlines Flying from Ottawa to Calgary (YOW to YYC)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Ottawa to Calgary 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 Ottawa to Calgary.

Ottawa to Calgary
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada - X X X X X X X
Air Canada YWG X X X X X X X
WestJet - X X X X X X X
WestJet YWG X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Ottawa and Calgary, 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 Ottawa - YOW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ottawa to Edmonton Canadian Nth, First Air, Air Canada, Sunwing, WestJet CAD503
Ottawa to Vancouver Air Canada, Porter, WestJet CAD572
Ottawa to Lethbridge Air Canada, WestJet CAD678
Ottawa to Kelowna Air Canada, WestJet CAD503

Cheap International Flights from Ottawa - YOW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ottawa to Las Vegas American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, WestJet CAD381
Ottawa to Seattle American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet CAD378
Ottawa to New York American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Frontier, Porter, United, WestJet CAD252

Cheap Domestic Flights to Calgary - YYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Montreal to Calgary Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing, WestJet CAD529
North Bay to Calgary Air Canada, Bearskin, WestJet CAD671
Montreal to Edmonton First Air, Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing, WestJet CAD540
Montreal to Vancouver Air Canada, Porter, Air Transat, Sunwing, WestJet CAD585
Syracuse to Seattle American, Alaska, United CAD470
Rochester to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, United CAD451
Burlington to Seattle American, United CAD521
Montreal to Lethbridge Air Canada Check Dates
Syracuse to Chicago American, United CAD371
Montreal to Kelowna Air Canada, WestJet CAD592
Albany to Seattle American, United CAD472
Montreal to Cranbrook Air Canada CAD1,143
Albany to Las Vegas American, United CAD582

Cheap International Flights to Calgary - YYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Syracuse to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United CAD521
Burlington to Calgary American, Air Canada, JetBlue, United, WestJet CAD740
Rochester to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD557
Albany to Calgary Cape Air, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet CAD695
Montreal to Chicago Air Inuit, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, Provincial, Porter, United, WestJet CAD270
Montreal to Seattle American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet CAD392
Montreal to Las Vegas Air Inuit, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Provincial, United, WestJet CAD406
Montreal to New York Air Inuit, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Provincial, Porter, United, WestJet CAD277
Montreal to Los Angeles American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Porter, United, Virgin America, WestJet CAD434
Montreal to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet CAD755
Cheap Flights from Ottawa to Calgary, AB, Canada, from CAD373 Round trip from YOW to YYC