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Chicago to Ottawa Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:09 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Ottawa. Porter & United frequently offer the best deals to Ottawa flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Mon 3/9
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Fri 3/13
Sun 3/22
Air Canada
Sun 5/3
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Sat 5/9
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Major Airlines
Fri 3/6
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Tue 3/10
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Fri 5/22
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Tue 5/26
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Ottawa?

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 $271.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Ottawa?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Ottawa?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Ottawa.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $539
7-14 days $0 $377
14-21 days $364 $346
21-30 days $267 $272
30-60 days $267 $272
60-90 days $267 $272
90+ days $267 $272

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Ottawa

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Ottawa is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Ottawa by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Ottawa flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Chicago Ottawa Air Canada 2/29/20 3/7/20 1 $347
March Chicago Ottawa United 3/27/20 4/4/20 0 $267
April Chicago Ottawa Air Canada 4/28/20 5/9/20 1 $272
May Chicago Ottawa United 5/15/20 5/17/20 0 $267
June Chicago Ottawa United 6/1/20 6/16/20 1 $272
July Chicago Ottawa Air Canada 7/15/20 7/21/20 1 $276
August Chicago Ottawa Air Canada 8/9/20 8/19/20 1 $276
September Chicago Ottawa Air Canada 9/9/20 9/23/20 1 $276

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Ottawa

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Ottawa. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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$577 $510
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$510 $467
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$467 $322
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Ottawa

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $311.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $606.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Ottawa

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 $124.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Ottawa is $309.

Chicago to Ottawa Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Ottawa?
Answer: Toronto, ON

Airlines in Chicago flying to Ottawa Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:09 -04:00Number of routes searched: 98Number of itineraries searched: 93,520

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Ottawa? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Ottawa. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Ottawa
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada -
United -
American PHL
Air Canada YQB
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YWG
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines LGA
Porter YTZ
United BOS
United DCA
United IAD

Chicago to Ottawa Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Ottawa. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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