Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Ottawa (YOW)

CHI — YOW
Aug 13 — Aug 201

The best prices from Chicago to Ottawa are usually found in January or June, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Ottawa (YOW)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to YOW flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Ottawa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ottawa.

CHI - YOW

Price

$276 - $582

YOW

Temperature

14 - 69.8 °F

YOW

Rainfall

2 - 3.7 inches

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Round-trip from$276From Chicago (CHI) to Ottawa
One-way from$213One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Ottawa

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Chicago to Ottawa. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Ottawa.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Ottawa, book at least 31 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 72% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $492 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $598.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Ottawa from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $404 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $227. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Ottawa (CHI - YOW)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Ottawa in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 94% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Ottawa in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CHI to YOW flights for August, September
Sep 9 - Sep 19
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 44m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 32m
$254

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 13 - Sep 23
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 39m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 37m
$255

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 7 - Sep 14
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

4h 34m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 17m
$260

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Chicago to Ottawa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ottawa from Chicago found for this year
Oct 14 - Oct 17
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

4h 34m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 32m
$253

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Sep 9 - Sep 19
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 44m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 32m
$254

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 13 - Sep 23
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 39m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 37m
$255

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Cheap Porter Airlines flights from Chicago to Ottawa

Oct 14 - Oct 17
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

4h 34m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 32m
$253

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Sep 9 - Sep 19
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 44m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 32m
$254

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 13 - Sep 23
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 39m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

3h 37m
$255

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Chicago to Ottawa

Sep 25 - Sep 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

2h 06m
YOW

Ottawa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
$270

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Oct 8 - Oct 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

2h 12m
YOW

Ottawa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

4h 08m
$275

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 7 - Sep 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

6h 12m
YOW

Ottawa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
$279

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Non-stop flights to Ottawa from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Ottawa direct flight deals
Sep 25 - Sep 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

2h 06m
YOW

Ottawa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
$270

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Sep 22 - Sep 26
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

2h 06m
YOW

Ottawa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 23m
$288

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Nov 3 - Nov 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

2h 10m
YOW

Ottawa

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
$290

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Ottawa

Late deals on return flights to Ottawa from Chicago, departing today and this week
Aug 15 - Sep 3
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 59m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

4h 12m
$325

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Aug 16 - Aug 19
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 44m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 37m
$359

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Aug 15 - Aug 21
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

5h 14m
YOW

Ottawa

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 12m
$361

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

One-way flights to Ottawa from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Ottawa
Sep 28
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 39m
$108

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Sep 28
MDW

Chicago Midway

YOW

Ottawa

1 stop

3h 44m
$109

Porter Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Sep 28
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

YOW

Ottawa

Nonstop

2h 06m
$122

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Ottawa flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Ottawa from Chicago?

Ottawa (YOW), located 6.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Chicago to Ottawa. 6 airlines have flights to Ottawa from Chicago on a regular basis. Booking flights from Chicago to Ottawa should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 4 inbound flights from Chicago per day.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Ottawa have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air Canada, Porter Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Ottawa for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Porter Airlines for just $253, but on average you can expect to pay $275.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Ottawa under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Ottawa is less than $634.

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

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

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

Flying on Porter Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Ottawa, with prices starting at $253. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Air Canada and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $270 and $310, respectively. Porter Airlines is 37% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Porter Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $108. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air Canada and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Ottawa for a low price.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Juneyao Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Ottawa.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Ottawa?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Ottawa are United Airlines (94%), Air Wisconsin (94%) and Air Canada (89%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Ottawa?

While on average a flight from Chicago to Ottawa is generally $539, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $121. When looking at the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Ottawa), you can expect to pay $358 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Ottawa

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Peoria to Ottawafrom $680 pp

Top 4 airlines flying from Chicago to Ottawa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Ottawa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American AirlinesCheapest$120Average$250FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$152Average$473FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Porter AirlinesCheapest$238Average$329FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time52%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$321Average$690FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Ottawa

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Ottawa
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Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Ottawa

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Ottawa
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Monday4daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
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