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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 Sat, Feb 21 - Sat, Feb 28 $346
YOW CHI Sat, Feb 21 - Sat, Feb 28 $408
YOW CHI Mon, Feb 9 - Sun, Feb 22 $440
YOW CHI Wed, Feb 18 - Wed, Feb 25 $459
YOW CHI Sun, Feb 8 - Mon, Feb 16 $463
YOW CHI Thu, Apr 30 - Sun, May 3 $609
YOW CHI Wed, Feb 18 - Wed, Feb 25 $663

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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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 2 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (MDW) Porter Airlines $385
Earn $3.85
Return Mon, Jan 5 Chicago (MDW) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 24 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (MDW) Porter Airlines $346
Earn $3.46
Return Thu, Jan 29 Chicago (MDW) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 17 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (ORD) Air Canada $408
Earn $4.08
Return Sat, Jan 24 Chicago (ORD) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 18 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (MDW) Porter Airlines $346
Earn $3.46
Return Wed, Feb 25 Chicago (MDW) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 18 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (MDW) Porter Airlines $346
Earn $3.46
Return Wed, Feb 25 Chicago (MDW) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 12 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (MDW) Porter Airlines $444
Earn $4.44
Return Mon, Mar 16 Chicago (MDW) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Ottawa to Chicago

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 12 Ottawa (YOW) Chicago (MDW) Porter Airlines $444
Earn $4.44
Return Mon, Mar 16 Chicago (MDW) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines
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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

    • 6 direct flights are operating from Ottawa to Chicago today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 22m.
    • Air Canada flight 2889 (12:39 AM GMT, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) is today's earliest available flight from Ottawa to Chicago.
    • Air Canada flight 4103 (11:05 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from Ottawa to Chicago.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Ottawa to Chicago (Air Canada flight 2898, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 2h 17m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Ottawa to Chicago (Air Canada flight 2889, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 2h 31m.
    • Flights from Ottawa McDonald Cartier International Airport (YOW), Richards Field (MSS) to Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Ottawa to Chicago on Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air Canada AC2889 YOW 6:39 AM ORD 8:10 AM ERJ 2hr 31min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8970/AC7411 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 9:43 AM CRJ/E75 4hr 43min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC8970/UA8371 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 9:43 AM CRJ/E75 4hr 43min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC8976/UA8371 YOW 6:30 AM ORD 9:43 AM DH3/E75 4hr 13min
Air Canada/American Airlines AC8970/AA2649 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 9:55 AM CRJ/CRJ 4hr 55min
Air Canada/US Airways AC8970/US2649 YOW 6:00 AM ORD 9:55 AM CRJ/CRJ 4hr 55min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8976/AC3653 YOW 6:30 AM ORD 10:49 AM DH3/ERJ 5hr 19min
Air Canada/United Airlines AC8976/UA4423 YOW 6:30 AM ORD 10:49 AM DH3/ERJ 5hr 19min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4001/AA1991 YOW 6:25 AM ORD 11:07 AM CRJ/319 5hr 42min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4001/US1991 YOW 6:25 AM ORD 11:07 AM CRJ/319 5hr 42min
US Airways/American Airlines US4001/AA1991 YOW 6:25 AM ORD 11:07 AM CRJ/319 5hr 42min
US Airways/US Airways US4001/US1991 YOW 6:25 AM ORD 11:07 AM CRJ/319 5hr 42min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8976/AC7413 YOW 6:30 AM ORD 12:43 PM DH3/E75 7hr 13min