Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Ottawa (YOW) from $148

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 4/9. 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.
SFO — YOW
Mar 9 — Mar 161

The best prices from San Francisco to Ottawa are usually found in January or February, booked 90 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to Ottawa

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Francisco (SFO) to Ottawa (YOW). 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 March 4, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

January

Average price

$635

Round-trip from

$283
High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in March 2024
From San Francisco to Ottawa

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

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 34% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Ottawa.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Ottawa, book at least 53 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 157% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $459 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $949.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Ottawa?

Flights from San Francisco to Ottawa lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Ottawa in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $215.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Ottawa (SFO - YOW)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Ottawa is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Cheap United Airlines flights from San Francisco to Ottawa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between San Francisco and Ottawa. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
Find some of the cheapest United Airlines flights traveling from San Francisco to Ottawa. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Tue 3/2611:59 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop14h 05mUnited Airlines
Tue 4/27:30 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops15h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/4$625
Wed 4/247:09 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops18h 57mUnited Airlines
Mon 5/67:30 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops15h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/2$658
Sun 4/77:09 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops18h 57mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/117:30 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops15h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/4$728
Wed 5/291:10 amSFO - YOW
1 stop12h 54mUnited Airlines
Thu 6/66:05 amYOW - SFO
1 stop9h 58mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/3$729
Sun 4/77:09 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops18h 57mUnited Airlines
Sat 4/135:24 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops17h 24mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/3$739
Sat 4/612:09 amSFO - YOW
1 stop13h 57mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/115:24 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop10h 14mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/3$760
Sat 4/612:09 amSFO - YOW
1 stop13h 57mUnited Airlines
Thu 4/117:30 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop8h 34mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/4$875
Sun 3/315:14 amSFO - YOW
2 stops15h 35mUnited Airlines
Sun 4/77:30 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops15h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/3$911
Fri 3/811:45 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop9h 47mUnited Airlines
Mon 3/116:00 amYOW - SFO
1 stop10h 23mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/3$2,499

Cheap WestJet flights from San Francisco to Ottawa

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by WestJet for the route between San Francisco and Ottawa. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on WestJet flights traveling from San Francisco to Ottawa. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Fri 5/107:30 amSFO - YOW
1 stop8h 54mWestJet
Fri 5/178:15 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop27h 58mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$432
Thu 5/303:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops12h 37mWestJet
Thu 6/66:15 amYOW - SFO
1 stop11h 19mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$442
Thu 5/306:05 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop9h 52mWestJet
Thu 6/66:15 amYOW - SFO
1 stop11h 19mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$455
Thu 5/303:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops12h 37mWestJet
Thu 6/63:55 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops25h 39mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$464
Fri 5/173:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops12h 37mWestJet
Sun 5/193:55 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops25h 39mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$470
Fri 5/103:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops12h 37mWestJet
Fri 5/178:15 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops21h 19mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$480
Fri 5/107:30 amSFO - YOW
1 stop8h 54mWestJet
Fri 5/178:15 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops21h 19mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$483
Tue 5/73:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops12h 37mWestJet
Wed 5/88:15 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop18h 47mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$503
Mon 4/293:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops54h 22mWestJet
Thu 5/308:00 amYOW - SFO
2 stops33h 34mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$547

Cheap San Francisco to Ottawa flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Francisco to Ottawa specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Prices were last updated on March 4, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Ottawa in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Sun 3/3110:00 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop9h 16mAir Canada
Wed 4/310:00 amYOW - SFO
1 stop8h 27mAir Canada
Deal found 3/3$580
Sun 3/3110:00 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop9h 16mAir Canada
Sun 4/76:00 amYOW - SFO
1 stop12h 55mAir Canada
Deal found 3/3$594
Tue 3/2611:59 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop14h 05mUnited Airlines
Tue 4/27:30 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops15h 18mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/4$625
Sun 3/3110:41 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops34h 01mMultiple Airlines
Wed 4/36:00 amYOW - SFO
1 stop9h 37mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$696
Sun 3/3110:41 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops34h 01mMultiple Airlines
Sun 4/76:00 amYOW - SFO
1 stop10h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$716
Fri 3/154:48 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops18h 02mMultiple Airlines
Tue 3/197:30 amYOW - SFO
1 stop8h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$758
Fri 3/159:29 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops13h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 3/197:30 amYOW - SFO
1 stop8h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$788
Sun 3/312:05 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop15h 14mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/67:30 amYOW - SFO
3 stops29h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$806
Sun 3/312:05 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop15h 14mMultiple Airlines
Sat 4/64:30 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops20h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$815

San Francisco to Ottawa 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Francisco and Ottawa in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Ottawa in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 5/173:20 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop20h 57mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/196:45 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop22h 49mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$402
Mon 4/293:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops14h 10mMultiple Airlines
Thu 5/306:50 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop17h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$408
Fri 5/173:20 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop20h 57mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/199:05 amYOW - SFO
2 stops15h 08mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$411
Fri 5/107:30 amSFO - YOW
1 stop8h 54mMultiple Airlines
Fri 5/179:05 amYOW - SFO
1 stop32h 29mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$416
Sun 6/210:15 amSFO - YOW
1 stop11h 39mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/256:50 pmYOW - SFO
2 stops17h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$419
Fri 5/107:30 amSFO - YOW
1 stop8h 54mWestJet
Fri 5/178:15 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop27h 58mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$432
Thu 6/63:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops12h 37mWestJet
Mon 6/106:15 amYOW - SFO
1 stop11h 19mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$434
Sun 6/210:15 amSFO - YOW
1 stop11h 39mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/256:55 pmYOW - SFO
1 stop20h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$440
Thu 5/303:20 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops12h 37mWestJet
Thu 6/66:15 amYOW - SFO
1 stop11h 19mWestJet
Deal found 3/3$442

One-way flights to Ottawa from San Francisco

Search for one-way flight options from San Francisco to Ottawa. 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 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from San Francisco to Ottawa. Those needing a return flight from San Francisco to Ottawa can use the search form above.
Tue 4/912:58 amSFO - YOW
3 stops34h 12mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$148
Wed 4/102:40 pmSFO - YOW
2 stops20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$149
Wed 4/106:19 pmSFO - YOW
3 stops16h 51mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$179
Tue 4/912:58 amSFO - YOW
2 stops14h 19mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3$245
Wed 4/101:48 pmSFO - YOW
1 stop9h 03mAir Canada
Deal found 3/3$261
Tue 4/27:15 amSFO - YOW
1 stop8h 02mAir Canada
Deal found 3/3$263
Tue 4/912:09 amSFO - YOW
1 stop13h 57mUnited Airlines
Deal found 3/3$278
Mon 3/1112:12 amSFO - YOW
3 stops56h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/4$291
Tue 3/128:52 pmSFO - YOW
3 stops24h 13mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/4$293

Find flights from San Francisco to Ottawa within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Francisco to Ottawa 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 3,196,012 searches. Data last updated March 4, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$402 - $625

Route

Depart

Return

Price

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Fri 5/17

1 stop20h 57m

Ottawa

Sun 5/19

1 stop22h 49m

$402

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Mon 4/29

2 stops14h 10m

Ottawa

Thu 5/30

1 stop17h 40m

$408

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Fri 5/17

1 stop20h 57m

Ottawa

Sun 5/19

2 stops15h 08m

$411

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Fri 5/10

1 stop8h 54m

Ottawa

Fri 5/17

1 stop32h 29m

$416

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Fri 5/10

1 stop8h 54m

Ottawa

Fri 5/17

1 stop27h 58m

$432

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Thu 5/30

2 stops12h 37m

Ottawa

Thu 6/6

1 stop11h 19m

$442

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Thu 5/30

1 stop9h 52m

Ottawa

Thu 6/6

1 stop11h 19m

$455

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Tue 5/7

1 stop9h 56m

Ottawa

Wed 5/8

1 stop9h 52m

$525

San FranciscoOttawa

SFO - YOW

SFOYOW

San Francisco

Tue 3/26

1 stop14h 05m

Ottawa

Tue 4/2

2 stops15h 18m

$625

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When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Ottawa?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from San Francisco to Ottawa. Price data was last updated on January 28, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from San Francisco to Ottawa may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 90 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Ottawa?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Ottawa. Price data was last updated on February 25, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Francisco to Ottawa flight should consider departing on Tuesday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Ottawa by month

Plan your trip from San Francisco to Ottawa by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Francisco to Ottawa is currently $234 while a round-trip flight costs $457. Price data was last updated on March 3, 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Francisco to Ottawa (average of $283). Flying from San Francisco to Ottawa in July is currently the most expensive (average of $508). 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.

January

$283

February

$350

March

$397

April

$426

May

$498

June

$419

July

$508

August

$449

September

$463

October

$359

November

$312

December

$339

Temperature and rainfall in Ottawa by month

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

YOW

Temperature

14 - 69.8 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Ottawa

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Ottawa. 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 Ottawa. Reviews last updated March 4, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from San Francisco to Ottawa, such as United Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.8
Good
2,235 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.5
Good
3,126 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.4
Good
11,746 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.0
Good
6,678 reviews
8.1
Very good
11,764 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.1

Overall

8.1

Comfort

7.9

Food

7.5

Boarding

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

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Can I find flights from San Francisco to Ottawa for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Ottawa for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $402, but on average you can expect to pay $452.

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

Flying on WestJet is currently your cheapest option to Ottawa, with prices starting at $432. Another option worth looking into is Air Canada, starting at $525 round trip. Users have found that WestJet is 32% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

What does SFO to YOW mean?

SFO stands for San Francisco Airport, while YOW stands for Ottawa Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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Top 3 airlines flying from San Francisco to Ottawa

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
United AirlinesCheapest$236Average$600FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Air CanadaCheapest$237Average$632FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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WestJetCheapest$379Average$547FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%
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