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Washington DC to Ottawa Flights

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Selected fares from Washington DC to Ottawa

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS YOW Mon, Nov 24 - Tue, Nov 25 $262
WAS YOW Mon, Nov 24 - Tue, Nov 25 $276
WAS YOW Sun, Nov 16 - Tue, Nov 18 $382
WAS YOW Sun, Nov 16 - Tue, Nov 18 $390
WAS YOW Sun, Nov 16 - Tue, Nov 18 $705
WAS YOW Sun, Nov 16 - Tue, Nov 18 $747
WAS YOW Sun, Nov 16 - Tue, Nov 18 $1,065

Washington DC and Ottawa airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US
map of airports in Washington DC
  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DCA to YOW

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal A Air Canada, United Airlines
  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to YOW

    Carriers
    Air Canada, United 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 WAS to YOW

    Carriers
    Air Canada, United Airlines
  • 2

    Richards Field (MSS)

    Distance from City Center: 53.6 miles

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Cheap flights from Washington DC to Ottawa

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured Ottawa Airport Hotels

Hotel only $97

Hilton Garden Inn Ottawa Airport

3 stars
4.3 / 5 8 reviews

2400 Alert Road Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

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 $125

Holiday Inn Express & Suites OTTAWA AIRPORT

3 stars
4.3 / 5 7 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 $106

Days Inn - Ottawa Airport

2 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

366 Hunt Club Road Map

Stay 3, Save 20%

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

Hotel only $102

BEST WESTERN PLUS Ottawa City Centre

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

1274 Carling Avenue Map

Save 10% on your stay

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

Travelodge Ottawa Hotel & Conference Centre

3 stars
2.9 / 5 12 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
2.6 / 5 13 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

November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Washington DC to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 15 Washington DC (DCA) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada $220
Earn $2.20
Return Sun, Nov 16 Ottawa (YOW) Washington DC (DCA) Air Canada

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Washington DC to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 15 Washington DC (DCA) Ottawa (YOW) Air Canada $220
Earn $2.20
Return Sun, Nov 16 Ottawa (YOW) Washington DC (DCA) Air Canada
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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Washington DC to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 5 Washington DC (IAD) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines $263
Earn $2.63
Return Sun, Dec 7 Ottawa (YOW) Washington DC (IAD) Porter Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Washington DC to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Dec 5 Washington DC (IAD) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines $263
Earn $2.63
Return Sun, Dec 7 Ottawa (YOW) Washington DC (IAD) Porter Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Washington DC to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 29 Washington DC (IAD) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines $262
Earn $2.62
Return Mon, Feb 2 Ottawa (YOW) Washington DC (IAD) Porter Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Washington DC to Ottawa

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 29 Washington DC (IAD) Ottawa (YOW) Porter Airlines $262
Earn $2.62
Return Mon, Feb 2 Ottawa (YOW) Washington DC (IAD) Porter Airlines
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Flights to Ottawa

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

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 Washington DC to Ottawa

    • 5 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to Ottawa today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 27m.
    • Air Canada flight 3853 (3:05 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet 700) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to Ottawa.
    • Air Canada flight 7665 (3:00 PM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to Ottawa.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to Ottawa (Air Canada flight 3853, Canadair Regional Jet 700) takes 1h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to Ottawa (Air Canada flight 2929, Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145) takes 1h 31m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Ottawa McDonald Cartier International Airport (YOW), Richards Field (MSS) are available for this route.