Cheap flights from Ottawa to Calgary (YOW - YYC) from $141

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 7/16. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
YOW — YYC
Jun 18 — Jun 251

The best prices from Ottawa to Calgary are usually found in September or October, booked 76 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

Cheap flight deals from Ottawa to Calgary

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

$310

One-way from

$161
High demand for flights, 46% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
From Ottawa to Calgary
One-way flight from Ottawa to Calgary

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Ottawa to Calgary?

Users have found that flying from Ottawa to Calgary on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Ottawa to Calgary?

Find a great deal and save up to 42% by booking at least 55 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Ottawa to Calgary within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $239.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Ottawa to Calgary?

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Calgary from Ottawa average $261. You can even find prices in September for less than $261, as users have found deals to Calgary from as low as $72. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Calgary from Ottawa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 84%.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from YOW to YYC?

When flying from Ottawa to Calgary, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap Ottawa to Calgary flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Ottawa to Calgary specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Prices were last updated on June 13, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Ottawa to Calgary in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 7/113:55 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 27mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/1812:40 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$270
Wed 7/107:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Wed 7/177:30 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$276
Wed 7/109:10 amYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/161:00 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$280
Sat 7/138:50 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop6h 10mPorter Airlines
Tue 7/1612:40 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/11$281
Thu 7/117:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/171:00 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$282
Thu 7/118:00 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop7h 00mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/171:00 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$286
Thu 7/113:55 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 27mWestJet
Sun 7/286:45 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mWestJet
Deal found 6/13$291
Thu 7/117:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Wed 7/1712:40 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$292
Sat 7/277:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Sat 8/312:45 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/13$293

Ottawa to Calgary 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Ottawa and Calgary in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Ottawa to Calgary in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 7/113:55 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 27mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/1812:40 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$270
Wed 7/107:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Wed 7/177:30 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$276
Wed 7/109:10 amYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/161:00 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$280
Sat 7/138:50 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop6h 10mPorter Airlines
Tue 7/1612:40 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/11$281
Thu 7/117:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/171:00 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$282
Thu 7/118:00 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop7h 00mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/171:00 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$286
Thu 7/113:55 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 27mWestJet
Sun 7/286:45 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 52mWestJet
Deal found 6/13$291
Thu 7/117:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Wed 7/1712:40 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$292
Sat 7/277:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Sat 8/312:45 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/13$293

Ottawa to Calgary flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Ottawa to Calgary for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Ottawa to Calgary. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Sat 6/224:20 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop9h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/267:35 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$320
Wed 6/197:15 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop27h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/267:35 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$335
Sun 6/234:20 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop9h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/267:35 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$342
Sat 6/224:20 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop9h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/268:40 amYYC - YOW
1 stop10h 02mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$351
Fri 6/219:35 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/237:00 amYYC - YOW
1 stop5h 31mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$363
Fri 6/219:35 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/236:45 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 54mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$365
Wed 6/197:15 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop27h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/268:40 amYYC - YOW
1 stop10h 02mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$366
Thu 6/209:35 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Thu 6/2712:30 pmYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13$367
Sat 6/224:20 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop9h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/251:00 amYYC - YOW
Nonstop3h 54mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$368

One-way flights to Calgary from Ottawa

Search for one-way flight options from Ottawa to Calgary. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Ottawa to Calgary. Users needing a return flight from Ottawa to Calgary should utilize the search form above.
Tue 7/166:07 amYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 28mWestJet
Deal found 6/12$141
Mon 8/126:07 amYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 28mWestJet
Deal found 6/13$142
Sat 7/137:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$143
Sun 7/149:10 amYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$144
Fri 7/128:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mWestJet
Deal found 6/12$146
Fri 7/1211:30 amYOW - YYC
2 stops11h 35mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$147
Sat 7/137:15 pmYOW - YYC
Nonstop4h 29mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/13$148
Sat 7/138:50 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop6h 10mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/13$149
Sun 7/148:50 pmYOW - YYC
1 stop6h 10mPorter Airlines
Deal found 6/12$150

Find flights from Ottawa to Calgary within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Ottawa to Calgary that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

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OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

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Ottawa

Wed 7/10

Nonstop4h 29m

Calgary

Wed 7/17

Nonstop3h 50m

$276

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Wed 7/10

Nonstop4h 29m

Calgary

Tue 7/16

Nonstop3h 52m

$280

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Sat 7/13

1 stop6h 10m

Calgary

Tue 7/16

Nonstop3h 50m

$281

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Sat 8/10

1 stop6h 50m

Calgary

Sat 8/17

Nonstop3h 50m

$282

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Mon 8/19

Nonstop4h 28m

Calgary

Sat 8/24

Nonstop3h 52m

$296

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Wed 7/10

2 stops11h 35m

Calgary

Tue 7/16

Nonstop3h 52m

$299

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Wed 7/10

Nonstop4h 28m

Calgary

Mon 7/22

1 stop7h 12m

$305

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Sat 8/10

Nonstop4h 22m

Calgary

Fri 8/16

1 stop5h 36m

$320

OttawaCalgary

YOW - YYC

YOWYYC

Ottawa

Sat 7/13

Nonstop4h 29m

Calgary

Sun 7/21

Nonstop3h 50m

$376

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Ottawa to Calgary?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Ottawa to Calgary. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Ottawa to Calgary may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 76 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Ottawa to Calgary?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Ottawa to Calgary. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Ottawa to Calgary flight should consider departing on Monday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Ottawa to Calgary

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Temperature and rainfall in Calgary by month

Plan your trip to Calgary by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

YYC

Temperature

19.4 - 62.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Calgary, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 19.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Calgary

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Calgary. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Calgary. Reviews last updated June 13, 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada from Ottawa to Calgary. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.7
Good
455 reviews

Entertainment

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Food

6.8

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight, overall, was good. The service was fine. At the same time, while the attendants were fine, I personally would've loved to see friendlier customer service. They are smiley when we board and disembark, but in the middle they're isn't much interaction.

7.7
Good
455 reviews
7.7
Good
455 reviews

Entertainment

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Food

6.8

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight, overall, was good. The service was fine. At the same time, while the attendants were fine, I personally would've loved to see friendlier customer service. They are smiley when we board and disembark, but in the middle they're isn't much interaction.

7.5
Good
375 reviews
7.7
Good
455 reviews

Entertainment

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Food

6.8

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight, overall, was good. The service was fine. At the same time, while the attendants were fine, I personally would've loved to see friendlier customer service. They are smiley when we board and disembark, but in the middle they're isn't much interaction.

7.5
Good
2,824 reviews
7.7
Good
455 reviews

Entertainment

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Food

6.8

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight, overall, was good. The service was fine. At the same time, while the attendants were fine, I personally would've loved to see friendlier customer service. They are smiley when we board and disembark, but in the middle they're isn't much interaction.

7.0
Good
7,086 reviews
7.7
Good
455 reviews

Entertainment

7.0

Boarding

7.8

Overall

7.7

Food

6.8

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight, overall, was good. The service was fine. At the same time, while the attendants were fine, I personally would've loved to see friendlier customer service. They are smiley when we board and disembark, but in the middle they're isn't much interaction.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Ottawa to Calgary. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airports do I use to fly from Ottawa to Calgary?

    To fly from Ottawa to Calgary, you need to book a flight from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC). Nonstop flights to Calgary from Ottawa take 4h 27m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 5 outbound flights from Ottawa to Calgary offered by 5 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Ottawa to Calgary for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Calgary for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Porter Airlines for just $276, but on average you can expect to pay $298.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Ottawa to Calgary for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Ottawa to Calgary under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Ottawa to Calgary is less than $322.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Ottawa to Calgary for under $400?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Ottawa to Calgary within the next 7 days for less than $400.

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Ottawa to Calgary?

    You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

  • How popular is this Ottawa to Calgary flight route?

  • How many flights depart from Ottawa to Calgary on average per day?

    Per day, 14 flights depart from Ottawa to Calgary on average.
    Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 21% of flight departures
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 14% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures
    Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 36% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Ottawa to Calgary?

    Porter Airlines, WestJet, and Air Canada can get you from Ottawa to Calgary in just under 4h 22m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 1798 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Ottawa to Calgary round-trip?

    Porter Airlines, at $276, was found to be the cheapest airline from Ottawa to Calgary.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include WestJet and Air Canada.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Ottawa to Calgary one-way?

    The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Ottawa to Calgary are WestJet ($141), Porter Airlines ($143), and Air Canada ($161).

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Ottawa to Calgary?

    Before booking your flight to Calgary from Ottawa, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Qantas Airways (97%), Delta (91%), KLM( 85%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Calgary?

    Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $156. While the most popular route (Ottawa - Calgary) can be booked for $276 on average our data indicates $357 when flying from Ottawa to Calgary.

  • What does YOW to YYC mean?

    This is defined as Ottawa Airport (YOW) and Calgary Airport (YYC). Codes like Calgary Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Ottawa to Calgary that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Ottawa to Calgary flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Ottawa to Calgary with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Ottawa to Calgary flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Ottawa to Calgary that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Ottawa to Calgary flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Ottawa to Calgary?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Ottawa to Calgary.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Ottawa to Calgary?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Ottawa to Calgary by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Ottawa to Calgary that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Ottawa to Calgary offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Ottawa to Calgary?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Ottawa to Calgary flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Ottawa to Calgary flight deals updated?

    The Ottawa to Calgary flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/13.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Ottawa to Calgary?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Ottawa to Calgary?

    Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Ottawa to Calgary (average of $310). Flying from Ottawa to Calgary in March is currently the most expensive (average of $438). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Ottawa to Calgary

Discover the top 5 airlines that operate flights from Ottawa to Calgary. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Flair AirlinesCheapest$69Average$180FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Lynx AirCheapest$107Average$188FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Air CanadaCheapest$120Average$298FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
Porter AirlinesCheapest$140Average$259FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time52%
WestJetCheapest$180Average$355FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%

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Hourly flight availability from Ottawa to Calgary

Find hourly flight availability from Ottawa to Calgary. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
38%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
27%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
12%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
23%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Ottawa to Calgary

Explore weekly flight availability from Ottawa to Calgary. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
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