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Cheap Flights from Ottawa to Calgary, AB, Canada - YOW to YYC Last modified: 31-May-2016 2:05 AM

Popular flights from Ottawa to Calgary Last modified: 31-May-2016 2:05 AM

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
6-Jul-2016 20-Jul-2016 $599
6-Jul-2016 20-Jul-2016 $599
WestJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
20-Jun-2016 27-Jun-2016 $525
20-Jun-2016 27-Jun-2016 $525
20-Jun-2016 27-Jun-2016 $525

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 $558.

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 $629 $601
7-14 days $547 $547
14-21 days $525 $525
21-30 days $547 $547
30-60 days $599 $597
60-90 days $765 $765
90+ days $754 $714

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
$525 $547 $573 $535 $535 $602 $578

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
June Ottawa Calgary WestJet 20/06/16 27/06/16 0 $525
July Ottawa Calgary WestJet 21/07/16 26/07/16 1 $597
August Ottawa Calgary WestJet 27/08/16 13/09/16 0 $765
September Ottawa Calgary WestJet 13/09/16 26/09/16 1 $714
October Ottawa Calgary WestJet 10/10/16 17/10/16 1 $714
November Ottawa Calgary WestJet 23/11/16 30/11/16 0 $764
December Ottawa Calgary WestJet 26/12/16 04/01/17 0 $849
January Ottawa Calgary WestJet 10/01/17 17/01/17 1 $754

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$687
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$687 $578
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$578 $535
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$535 $578
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$578 $631
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$631

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 $577.

The average price for non-stop flights from Ottawa to Calgary is $578.

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 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 06:30 18:55
WestJet 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:45 19:00

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 $274.

The average price for round trip flights from Ottawa to Calgary is $577.

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 23 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 29 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) Number of flights searched: 77Last modified: 31-May-2016 2:05 AM

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 YYZ X X X X X X X
WestJet - X X X X X X X
WestJet YYZ 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, WestJet $550
Ottawa to Vancouver Air Canada, Porter, WestJet $569
Ottawa to Lethbridge Air Canada $801
Ottawa to Kelowna Air North, Air Canada, WestJet $646

Cheap International Flights from Ottawa - YOW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Ottawa to Las Vegas American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, WestJet $406
Ottawa to Seattle American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Porter, Sun Country, United, WestJet $395
Ottawa to New York American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Porter, United, WestJet $289

Cheap Domestic Flights to Calgary - YYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Montreal to Calgary Air Inuit, Air Canada, Provincial, Air Transat, WestJet $539
North Bay to Calgary Air Canada, Bearskin, WestJet $917
Montreal to Edmonton First Air, Air Canada, Air Transat, WestJet $526
Montreal to Vancouver Air Inuit, Air Canada, Provincial, Porter, Air Transat, WestJet $678
Syracuse to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $458
Rochester to Seattle American, Alaska, United $461
Burlington to Seattle American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $471
Montreal to Lethbridge Air Canada Check Dates
Syracuse to Chicago American, JetBlue, United $355
Montreal to Kelowna Air Canada, WestJet $670
Albany to Seattle American, Alaska, United $492
Montreal to Cranbrook Air Canada $915
Albany to Las Vegas American, United $565

Cheap International Flights to Calgary - YYC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Syracuse to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $542
Burlington to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $703
Rochester to Calgary American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $563
Albany to Calgary Cape Air, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $692
Montreal to Chicago Air Inuit, American, Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, Provincial, Porter, United, WestJet $364
Montreal to Seattle American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $416
Montreal to Las Vegas American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, WestJet $452
Montreal to New York Air Inuit, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Provincial, Porter, United, WestJet $253
Montreal to Los Angeles American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $490
Montreal to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet $720
Cheap Flights from Ottawa to Calgary, AB, Canada, from $401 Round trip from YOW to YYC