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Fares from $113 One Way, $187 Round Trip from Ottawa to Detroit

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Origin Airport IATA CodeYOW
Destination Airport IATA CodeDTT
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Nov 8, 2018

Uncomfortable seats. Waited 20 minutes for jet bridge.

Flying from Ottawa to Detroit

Flights from Ottawa to Detroit appeal to those traveling for pleasure and business. While some remember Detroit for its auto manufacturing plants, others know that the city boasts a number of nightclubs and venues for live music. You can find cheap flights and other travel discounts at

Ottawa, Canada

Before you fly out from the Ottawa Airport, stop and think about the airline that you want to use. Delta Airlines, US Airways, Air Canada, American Airlines, and United Airlines all handle flights from this airport to Detroit. The airport has two parking lots, and both lots are less than 10 minutes from the terminal. The long-term lot charges a $14 daily rate, with a discount of $65 per week. The short-term lot doesn't have any discounts available.

Depending on your circumstances, you might not have a car available. You can take a city bus, taxi, or limousine to the airport. You will pay around $29, not including the tip, for a taxi ride from downtown. The airport also boasts a few restaurants and coffee shops, including Sbarro, Starbucks, Tim Hortons, Booster Juice, and Byward Taps. A Grab & Go shop has a wide selection of cold drinks for those short on time.

Detroit, Michigan

Detroit is the city that never stops; as soon as you think you did everything, you find something new and exciting. Motown has its roots here, and several local favorites remind visitors of that era in music history. The city even has several professional teams and dozens of museums.

Explore Detroit

The Detroit Metro Airport is a large airport that serves people living in the Detroit area and those traveling to the city. The eight rental car agencies, including Dollar, Avis, and Budget, make it easy to grab a car and get to your hotel. Private limousine rentals, taxis, and public transportation are also available. As a taxi ride from the airport to downtown costs more than $40, you might choose a cheaper option like the city bus.

When planning your Detroit trip, avoid making arrangements during winter. The temperatures usually drop below freezing, with some days seeing temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. May and June are generally mild, with temperatures in the low 70s.

The first stop on your trip to Detroit should be the Motown Historical Museum, which is actually inside the house where the label started. If you are a fan of sports, stop by Ford Field to watch the Detroit Lions play, or head to Comerica Park for a Detroit Tigers game. Those interested in history and culture might enjoy the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, Detroit Historical Society, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts, or the Detroit Opera House.

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Whether you want to learn more about Motown or you're a fan of sports, you will have an enjoyable vacation in Detroit. lets you search for flights from Ottawa to Detroit, check the prices on those flights, and book the best one for you. Get started planning your trip by checking prices on today.

Flights from Ottawa to Detroit - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Ottawa to Detroit?

While you can't fly nonstop from Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) to Detroit, MI (DTW-Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County), there are a number of airlines that service this route with just one stopover. Why not find out if United Airlines or WestJet have flights that work with your travel plans? If not, take a look at Delta Air Lines.

What is the shortest flight from Ottawa to Detroit?

Keep that movie marathon for another occasion, because the trip from Ottawa to Detroit can take as little as 2 hours and 15 minutes.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Detroit?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Detroit have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Detroit with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Detroit without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.