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Fares from $262 One Way, $497 Round Trip from Ottawa to Vancouver

Prices starting at $497 for return flights and $262 for one-way flights to Vancouver were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver

Origin Airport IATA CodeYOW
Destination Airport IATA CodeYVR
Distance2206 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Asiana Airlines, Air New Zealand, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival6:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:30PM UTC

Flights Review

Jul 28, 2019

No food free!!

Jul 23, 2018

Good legroom in an econimy seat. I'd fly WestJet anytime.

Jun 9, 2018

Would be nice to know you needed an app to access entertainment

Plan Your Trip from Ottawa to Vancouver

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.

Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport is located at 3211 Grant McConachie Way, approximately nine miles south of downtown Vancouver. Numerous airlines service the airport, including Air New Zealand, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Find cheap flights to Vancouver by using Orbitz.com. The website displays all the flights available on your travel date so that you can book the one that fits your budget.

Transportation From the Airport

Vancouver's rapid transit rail link can get you from the airport to downtown Vancouver in 26 minutes. The airport also offers a downtown shuttle service for $14. The taxicab fare from the airport to downtown ranges from $30 to $35. If you need access to a vehicle during your stay, use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. When you arrive in Vancouver, you'll pick up your rental car on the ground floor of the parkade, which is located just outside the airport terminal.

Weather in Vancouver

The weather in Vancouver determines the peak tourist season. Most people visit the city from June to August, when the temperatures stay in the upper 60s and low 70s. During the winter, the temperature averages 45 degrees Fahrenheit. The spring and fall are a little warmer, with temperatures generally staying in the mid-50s. If you want decent weather and good travel rates, use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or May.

Highlights and Attractions

Area attractions include Stanley Park, which offers horse-drawn carriage tours. Both the carriage tours and harbor cruises attract tourists. Vancouver Lookout offers a great view of the city from an observation deck that sits 430 feet high. In addition to using Orbitz.com to book flights to Vancouver, you can use the site to purchase tickets to area attractions and tours.

Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Ottawa to Vancouver?

Start packing that suitcase, because there are two airlines that offer nonstop flights from Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) to Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.). Check out the deals with Air Canada and WestJet.

What is the shortest flight from Ottawa to Vancouver?

The fastest flight time from Ottawa to Vancouver is 5 hours and 10 minutes, which gives you plenty of time to indulge in a drink or get swept up in a good movie.

What airlines fly from Ottawa (and vicinity) to Vancouver (and vicinity) most frequently?

Air Canada (AC) offers 68 flights each month between Ottawa, ON Airport (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) to Vancouver, BC Airport (YVR-Vancouver Intl.). Your next big adventure is just clicks away. If you'd like some more options, have a look at the ticket prices with WestJet (WS), which operates 18 flights from Ottawa (and vicinity) to Vancouver (and vicinity) each month.

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

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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Vancouver 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 Orbitz.com 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 Orbitz.com 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.