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$1,076+ Cheap flights to Ottawa

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DSM — YOW
15 Jul — 22 Jul1
1 adult
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Flights to Ottawa in 2024

Find the latest flights to Ottawa in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 130,003 searches and data was last updated on 10 July 2024.

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$2,179

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$1,076
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Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in July 2024
One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Ottawa (YOW)

One-way flights to Ottawa

Explore one-way flight options to Ottawa for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 130,003 searches and data was last updated on 10 July 2024.
Sat 24/813:50AKL - YOW
2 stops23h 59mUnited Airlines
Deal found 9/7$1,076
Sat 24/820:05AKL - YOW
1 stop20h 39mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 9/7$1,406
Sat 24/819:55AKL - YOW
3 stops45h 38mAir Canada
Deal found 9/7$1,630

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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 10 July 2024.
7.4
Good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

7.7

Overall

7.4

Crew

8.1

Comfort

7.2

Food

6.7

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

A lot of delays to get to Edmonton as well. I am sure they couldn't be helped, but the passengers were left wondering what was happening for a while.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
7.4
Good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

7.7

Overall

7.4

Crew

8.1

Comfort

7.2

Food

6.7

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

A lot of delays to get to Edmonton as well. I am sure they couldn't be helped, but the passengers were left wondering what was happening for a while.

6.9
Okay
7,273 reviews
7.4
Good
10,000 reviews

Boarding

7.7

Overall

7.4

Crew

8.1

Comfort

7.2

Food

6.7

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

A lot of delays to get to Edmonton as well. I am sure they couldn't be helped, but the passengers were left wondering what was happening for a while.

  • How long is the flight to Ottawa?

    If you want to fly to Ottawa International Airport, Ottawa, from New Zealand, then you’ll come across many different flight options from popular airports such as Auckland Airport (AKL), Christchurch Airport (CHC) and Wellington Airport (WLG). Generally, the flight duration from each of these airports is around 40h to 45h, depending on stopovers. The fastest flight you can get is from Auckland, which is 39h 51min. A flight of 40h is the quickest from Christchurch and from Wellington, 40h 15min. However, some can take as long as 58h, depending on the stopover times.

  • Are there nonstop flights to Ottawa?

    Unfortunately, there are no direct flights currently available between New Zealand and Ottawa, Canada. However, there are numerous options available that include two, or sometimes three stopovers. Check out the many deals on offer through Cheapflights where you’ll find flights from popular origin airports such as Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington. For Ottawa flight deals flying out from Auckland, you can fly with China Eastern Airlines to Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG) with a 5h stopover, then connect with Air Canada to Incheon International Airport (ICN) for 1h 15min, onto Vancouver International Airport (YVR) for a 4h 30min stopover, and finally to Ottawa with a total flight time of 39h 51min. Alternatively, there are flights with two stopovers, but they are a lot more expensive. From Christchurch, you can fly with Air New Zealand to Auckland, changing to Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), with a 6h 50min stopover, then onto Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) with Air Canada. You will connect 2h 35min later for the final flight to Ottawa for a 40h total flight duration. With the same route but flying from Wellington, the cheapest flight takes around 44h 45min, with a longer stopover in Hong Kong of 10h 50min.

  • How do you get from the airport to the Ottawa city centre?

    You have a few options when it comes to transport from Ottawa International Airport to the city centre. The most convenient and cost effective would be the Airport Express bus run by OC Transpo. You can catch the Route 97 bus outside the airport at Pillars 13-16. The journey takes around 30min and costs about C$ 3.50 (NZ$ 4) to get to the centre of town. Alternatively, you can grab a taxi outside Arrivals on Level 1. Taxis are metered but, on average, the journey should cost around C$ 30 (NZ$ 34.11). There are also airport transfer companies available but you must pre-book these online prior to your arrival.

  • What are some things to do in Ottawa?

    Although it’s a small capital city, there are plenty of things to do in Ottawa. You can visit the impressive Gothic revival style Parliament building and its gardens, with daily tours available. During the winter months, you can try out some ice skating on a section of the Rideau Canal, which is turned into an ice rink stretching for an incredible 5 miles in length. There’s the pretty Major’s Hill Park, near Parliament Hill, while you can also visit the beach on Petrie Island, along the Ottawa River.

  • Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Ottawa?

    If you’re travelling from New Zealand to Ottawa, Canada, then you must present a valid passport at the airport. For New Zealand citizens, you are exempt from having to apply for a visa but must apply for the online eTA for Canada (electronic travel authorization), which must be completed prior to travelling.

  • What does YOW mean?

    This is just an IATA (International Air Transport Association) code. IATA codes are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Ottawa Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a YOW flight.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Ottawa?

    For a flight to Ottawa, you will be flying into Ottawa. Ottawa (YOW) is just 10.6 km from the centre of the city.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Ottawa if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Ottawa on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Ottawa?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Air Canada is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Ottawa.

  • Does Ottawa have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Ottawa can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Ottawa?

    Yes. Ottawa has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Authentic Log Cabin Rental in a Private Waterfront Setting between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Québec is the closest property to Ottawa (0.0 km away from Ottawa).

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