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Ottawa to Chicago Flights

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Selected fares from Ottawa to Chicago

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
YOW CHI Fri, May 23 - Mon, May 26 $426
YOW CHI Fri, May 23 - Mon, May 26 $434
YOW CHI Fri, May 9 - Sun, May 11 $510
YOW CHI Fri, May 9 - Sun, May 11 $532
YOW CHI Fri, May 9 - Sun, May 11 $535
YOW CHI Fri, May 9 - Sun, May 11 $698
YOW CHI Fri, May 9 - Sun, May 11 $782

Ottawa and Chicago airports and terminals

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 YOW to CHI

    Carriers
    Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines
  • 2

    Richards Field (MSS)

    Distance from City Center: 53.6 miles

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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 YOW to ORD

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Air Canada, United Airlines
    Terminal 2 Air Canada, United Airlines
    Terminal 3 American Airlines
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Cheap flights from Ottawa to Chicago

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O'Hare International Airport Map

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Chicago Marriott Midway

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3.7 / 5 7 reviews

6520 South Cicero Avenue Map

Rate includes breakfast

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Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 23 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada $426
Earn $4.26
Return Mon, May 26 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 23 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada $426
Earn $4.26
Return Mon, May 26 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada
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Cheap Flights from Ottawa to Chicago

Ottawa International Airport

Finding a bargain on cheap flights from Ottawa, Canada, is simple with Orbitz.com. Fourteen different airlines serve the airport, which is located just a few miles south of downtown Ottawa. The airport also has a luggage storage service for passengers needing to keep items safe while they are away.

Parking at the Airport

There is plenty of short-term and long-term parking available at Ottawa International Airport. Parking for less than 15 minutes is free of charge. After that, the cost is $2 for every 15 minutes until you reach the daily maximum of $19. It only takes about two minutes to walk to the airport from the short-term parking area, and seven minutes to walk from the long-term parking spaces.

Transportation to the Airport

There are several options for getting to the airport, including on-demand limousine service, taxi service and the OC Transpo public transportation system, which has buses that stop at the arrivals area of the airport.

Dining at the Airport

While waiting for your flight to depart, you can enjoy snacks, beverages and meals in the food court areas that are located at the presecurity and postsecurity points. The presecurity food court area includes Harvey's, Rideau Bar and Grill, and Tim Horton's. Postsecurity options are more varied, including Starbucks Coffee, Second Cup News Café, and Sbarro. There is also a Grab and Go area, which has cold drinks and sandwiches available. Print your tickets after booking cheap flights from Ottawa on Orbitz.com to gain access to the postsecurity food and beverage options.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

Interesting facts about flights from Ottawa to Chicago

    • 9 direct flights are operating from Ottawa to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 4m.
    • Air Canada flight 4557 (1:03 AM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's earliest available flight from Ottawa to Chicago.
    • Air Canada flight 4593 (11:16 AM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's latest available flight from Ottawa to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Ottawa to Chicago (Air Canada flight 4551, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 2h 4m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Ottawa to Chicago (Air Canada flight 4560, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 2h 8m.
    • Flights from Ottawa McDonald Cartier International Airport (YOW), Richards Field (MSS) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Ottawa and Chicago

Equipment Carrier
Embraer 170 United Airlines, Air Canada
Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145 United Airlines, Air Canada
Embraer RJ145 American Airlines
Embraer RJ140 American Airlines

Flight schedule for flights from Ottawa to Chicago on Sun, Apr 20, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air Canada AC4103 YOW 7:00 AM ORD 8:11 AM CRJ 2hr 11min
United Airlines UA5622 YOW 7:00 AM ORD 8:11 AM CRJ 2hr 11min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8770/AC7409 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 9:29 AM DH3/E75 4hr 29min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC8770/UA8371 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 9:29 AM DH3/E75 4hr 29min
Air Canada/American Airlines AC479/AA3002 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 10:05 AM 320/CR7 5hr 5min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8770/AC4601 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 10:07 AM DH3/E70 5hr 7min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC8770/UA3493 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 10:07 AM DH3/E70 5hr 7min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8970/AC4601 YOW 6:50 AM ORD 10:07 AM DH1/E70 4hr 17min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC8970/UA3493 YOW 6:50 AM ORD 10:07 AM DH1/E70 4hr 17min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC479/AC7397 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 10:21 AM 320/E75 5hr 21min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC479/UA8134 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 10:21 AM 320/E75 5hr 21min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC441/AC7397 YOW 7:00 AM ORD 10:21 AM 320/E75 4hr 21min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC441/UA8134 YOW 7:00 AM ORD 10:21 AM 320/E75 4hr 21min