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Chicago to Ottawa Flights

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Selected fares from Chicago to Ottawa

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI YOW Fri, Aug 29 - Mon, Sep 1 $425
CHI YOW Tue, Aug 19 - Sat, Aug 23 $450
CHI YOW Wed, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 2 $463
CHI YOW Wed, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 2 $527
CHI YOW Wed, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 2 $614
CHI YOW Wed, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 2 $699
CHI YOW Wed, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 2 $724

Chicago and Ottawa airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US
map of airports in Chicago
  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to YOW

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Air Canada, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 Air Canada, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines
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Airports in Ottawa ON, CA
map of airports in Ottawa
  • 1

    Ottawa McDonald Cartier International Airport (YOW)

    Distance from City Center: 6.7 miles

    Carriers for flights from CHI to YOW

    Carriers
    Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines
  • 2

    Richards Field (MSS)

    Distance from City Center: 53.6 miles

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Ottawa Airport Hotels

Hotel only $102

Hilton Garden Inn Ottawa Airport

3 stars
4.2 / 5 11 reviews

2400 Alert Road Map

At the Hilton Garden Inn Ottawa Airport hotel in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, you'll find everything you want, right where you need it.... More

Hotel only $122

Holiday Inn Express & Suites OTTAWA AIRPORT

3 stars
4.4 / 5 5 reviews

2881 GIBFORD DRIVE Map

Ottawa Airport Hotel Offers a Free Airport Shuttle Mon-Fri. 5 AM-11 PM and 6AM-11PM on Saturday and Sunday.... More

Hotel only $87

Days Inn - Ottawa Airport

2 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

366 Hunt Club Road Map

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The Days Inn - Ottawa Airport offers the charm of a country.... More

Hotel only $120

BEST WESTERN PLUS Macies Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

1274 Carling Avenue Map

Surround yourself with the excitement of the city at this Ottawa hotel where convenience and luxury comes face to face with affordability. This Ottawa Hospital hotel is happy to welcome guests in... More

Hotel only $88

Travelodge Ottawa Hotel & Conference Centre

3 stars
3.1 / 5 20 reviews

1376 Carling Avenue Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

Travelodge Ottawa Hotel and Conference Centre is a CAA and AAA 3 Diamond Full Service Property. Boasting Over 20,000 square feet of meeting space, a full convention services department and... More

Embassy West Hotel

3 stars
2.7 / 5 19 reviews

1400 Carling Ave Map

...The Embassy West Hotel is conveniently situated in close proximity to the citys business district -only 7 km or less than 5 mi away- Parliament buildings and the MacDonald Cartier International... More

August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 29 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada $425
Earn $4.25
Return Mon, Sep 1 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 29 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada $425
Earn $4.25
Return Mon, Sep 1 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada

Best one-week trip in August from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 11 Chicago (MDW) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines $473
Earn $4.73
Return Mon, Aug 18 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (MDW) Porter Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 5 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada $466
Earn $4.66
Return Sun, Sep 7 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 17 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada $425
Earn $4.25
Return Thu, Sep 25 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada

Best one-week trip in September from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Sep 3 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada $425
Earn $4.25
Return Wed, Sep 10 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 23 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) United Airlines $441
Earn $4.41
Return Thu, Oct 30 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Chicago to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 23 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) United Airlines $441
Earn $4.41
Return Thu, Oct 30 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) United Airlines
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Find Cheap Flights from Chicago to Ottawa

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Ottawa International Airport

Ottawa International Airport is located at 1000 Airport Way, approximately eight miles from downtown Ottawa. Fourteen airlines service the airport, including US Airways, WestJet, United Airlines and Thomas Cook Airlines. If you're looking for flights to Ottawa, Orbitz.com makes it easy to find cheap tickets. The website searches different flight combinations, so you can book a flight that fits your travel budget.

Transportation from the Airport

You can take a taxi from the airport to downtown Ottawa for approximately $29. Buses also run between the airport and downtown. You can purchase bus tickets from the Ground Transportation Desk on Level 1. If you'd rather have your own vehicle while you're in Ottawa, you can make reservations for a rental car using Orbitz.com. Five rental car companies are located in the Parkside, directly across from the terminal.

Climate in Ottawa

The summer months in Ottawa are warm and humid, with temperatures that range from 86 degrees Fahrenheit to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. The winter months are cold and the city sees a lot of snow and ice. You can expect temperatures to drop well below freezing at night and stay just above freezing during the day. If you want to have decent weather and avoid the peak travel time, use Orbitz.com to book your trip during the late spring or early fall.

Highlights and Attractions

The Canadian War Museum, the Parliament Buildings and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum are popular attractions in Ottawa. In addition to finding flights to Ottawa, you can use Orbitz.com to plan the itinerary of your trip and purchase tickets to local attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Ottawa

    • 10 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Ottawa today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 53m.
    • Air Canada flight 2892 (1:39 AM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Ottawa.
    • Air Canada flight 2894 (4:20 PM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Ottawa.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Ottawa (Air Canada flight 2890, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 1h 52m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Ottawa (Air Canada flight 2894, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 1h 57m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Ottawa McDonald Cartier International Airport (YOW), Richards Field (MSS) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Chicago and Ottawa

Equipment Carrier
Embraer 170 Air Canada, United Airlines
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 Air Canada, United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet 700 Air Canada, United Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet Air Canada
Embraer RJ145 American Airlines