Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Ottawa (YOW)

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The best prices from Washington to Ottawa are usually found in April or June, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Friday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Ottawa (YOW)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to YOW flight in 2021: compare Washington to Ottawa flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Ottawa.
WAS - YOW
Price
$315 - $509
YOW
Temperature
14 - 69.8 °F
YOW
Precipitation
2 - 3.7 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$315

From Washington (WAS) to Ottawa

One-way from

$195

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) to Ottawa

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Ottawa?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Ottawa from Washington. Users have commonly found prices around $420 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $277. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

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

Flights from Washington to Ottawa are found to be more expensive on Sunday. 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Ottawa (WAS - YOW)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington to Ottawa at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 39% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Washington to Ottawa, book at least 49 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 37% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $448 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $494.

Cheap flights from Washington to Ottawa in December, January 2022

The best prices found for WAS to YOW flights for December, January
10 Jan - 14 Jan
$298pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$305pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
10 Jan - 14 Jan
$307pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Ottawa 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ottawa from Washington found for this year
28 Dec - 3 Jan
$332pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
25 Dec - 31 Dec
$383pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
29 Dec - 18 Jan
$384pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to Ottawa from Washington

Save time with Washington to Ottawa direct flight deals
19 May - 26 May
$406pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Air Canada
Non-Stop
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Air Canada
Non-Stop
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
19 May - 26 May
$548pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Feb - 7 Feb
$570pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Ottawa

Late deals on round-trip flights to Ottawa from Washington, departing today and this week
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$417pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
16 Dec - 20 Dec
$418pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
17 Dec - 20 Dec
$422pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
YOW
Ottawa
YOW
Ottawa
Porter Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Ottawa from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Ottawa
8:15 am - 11:44 am
Porter Airlines
1 Stop
3h 29m
IAD - YOW
Porter Airlines
$195
SmartFares
1:00 am - 6:01 am
Air Canada
1 Stop
5h 01m
IAD - YOW
Air Canada
$220
Air Canada
2:31 pm - 1:54 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
23h 23m
BWI - YOW
Multiple Airlines
$228
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington</span> to <span class="emphasized">Ottawa</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington to Ottawa

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

Located just 6.6 mi from the city center, Ottawa is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Ottawa from Washington. Booking flights from Washington to Ottawa (YOW) should be relatively easy as there are 2 daily inbound flights from Washington from 6 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Porter Airlines, Air Canada, and United Airlines flying from Washington to Ottawa have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Ottawa for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $298, but on average you can expect to pay $336.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Ottawa for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Ottawa under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Ottawa is less than $824.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to Ottawa for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to Ottawa within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Porter Airlines, at $305, was found to be the cheapest airline from Washington to Ottawa. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air Canada. Porter Airlines is priced at 27% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$140 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Porter Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air Canada and United Airlines, with prices starting from $166 and $229, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to Ottawa?

While on average a flight from Washington to Ottawa is generally $608, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $212. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Ottawa), you can expect to pay $305 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from Washington to Ottawa?

When deciding which route to take from Washington to Ottawa consider Washington Dulles Intl - Ottawa, Washington Reagan-National - Ottawa or Baltimore/Washington - Ottawa as they are the most popular.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington to Ottawa?

Consider Air Canada (55%), United Airlines (49%) or Air Wisconsin (49%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Washington to Ottawa.

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

When booking a flight from Washington to Ottawa, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, Air Canada or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Ottawa, Canada

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Ottawa from Washington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to Ottawa

Most visitors from Washington need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Ottawa.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ottawa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Ottawa.

Documents
Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine - Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.


Do I need a test to fly back to Washington from Ottawa?

Returning to Washington from Ottawa

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ottawa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ottawa are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

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Destination information for Ottawa

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Ottawa.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = C$ 1.28
Flight duration from Washington to YOW
1h 33m
Average temperature for December in Ottawa
30.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Ottawa
3.0 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Ottawa

Top 5 airlines flying from Washington to Ottawa

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington to Ottawa choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$124 $312 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$156 $354 No cancel fee N/A
Porter Airlines
$189 $346 No cancel fee 52%
Air Canada
$221 $577 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$234 $623 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Ottawa

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Ottawa.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of WAS to YOW departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of WAS to YOW departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of WAS to YOW departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to YOW departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Ottawa
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Ottawa.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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