The cheapest flights to Ottawa

When to find the cheapest flights to Ottawa

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outbound: 26-Jul-2018
1 stop (11h35m)
United Airlines
return: 02-Aug-2018
1 stop (8h10m)
Air Canada
outbound: 01-Aug-2018
1 stop (19h24m)
Austrian Airlines
return: 01-Sep-2018
1 stop (9h30m)
Air Canada
outbound: 01-Aug-2018
2 stops (27h)
Swiss
return: 01-Sep-2018
1 stop (9h30m)
Air Canada
outbound: 23-Sep-2018
1 stop (26h20m)
Lufthansa
return: 01-Oct-2018
2 stops (11h55m)
Air Canada
outbound: 21-Jan-2019
1 stop (17h15m)
WestJet
return: 28-Jan-2019
1 stop (34h30m)
WestJet
outbound: 01-Dec-2018
2 stops (13h49m)
Lufthansa
return: 08-Dec-2018
direct (6h45m)
Air Canada
outbound: 10-Jan-2019
2 stops (36h10m)
KLM
return: 17-Jan-2019
2 stops (13h10m)
KLM
outbound: 10-Jan-2019
2 stops (15h04m)
Air Canada
return: 17-Jan-2019
2 stops (14h30m)
Lufthansa
outbound: 08-Jan-2019
2 stops (18h48m)
Air France
return: 15-Jan-2019
2 stops (14h45m)
Air France
outbound: 08-Jan-2019
2 stops (21h57m)
Brussels Airlines
return: 15-Jan-2019
2 stops (13h05m)
Air Canada
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Ottawa: a capital city with plenty of charm

Distance from Ottawa city centre
4 mi
7 mi

Flights to Ottawa: practical information

Cheap airlines to Ottawa

Planning a trip to the Canadian capital? Start your holiday in Ottawa with cheap flights to Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW), the city's main airport. Air Canada has direct flights from London Heathrow to Ottawa. US Airways, British Airways, United Airlines, among others fly with stopovers.

When to book flights to Ottawa

Ottawa is frigidly cold in winter with average temperatures around -14°C. Summer is by far the most popular time of the year to visit Ottawa so be sure to book your flight tickets to Ottawa at least six months before you plan to depart.

  • Peak season: Summertime, especially the first week of July.
  • Low season: Winters, except New Year's Eve.

Flight duration

Direct flights to Ottawa take 7 hours 40 minutes from London.

Experience Ottawa: what to see, what to do

Queen Victoria chose Ottawa to be the capital of Canada in the 1850s and today it's here that you'll find a fine selection of national museums, the houses of parliament and all things culturally Canadian, especially in winter when the canal freezes and the locals take out their ice skates.

Essentials in Ottawa

Parliament Hill: This is the city's number one attraction, overlooking the Ottawa River. The houses of parliament are a fine example of the Gothic revival style. Tours will take you around, including into the restored offices of John A Macdonald and the Privy Council Office.

Canadian Museum of Civilisation: This is the most visited museum in Canada and is a must for any first-time visitor. The museum really illuminates the history of Canada through different exhibitions and studies.

Rideau Canal: In winter the city's Rideau Canal turns into the world's largest outdoor ice rink. You can rent skates and buy cups of hot chocolate right out on the ice. Some locals even take advantage of it and commute via ice skates.

Find more information on Ottawa Tourism.

Accommodation in Ottawa

Ottawa has plenty of hotels including several backpackers hostels for budget travellers. Most hotels are located in the city centre and many cater to business travellers and politicians which means that you can often grab a room deal on the weekends.

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All flight tickets to Ottawa (Canada)

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outbound: 21-Jan-2019
1 stop (17h15m)
WestJet
return: 28-Jan-2019
1 stop (34h30m)
WestJet
outbound: 23-Sep-2018
1 stop (26h20m)
Lufthansa
return: 01-Oct-2018
2 stops (11h55m)
Air Canada