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Fares from $123 One Way, $269 Round Trip from Halifax to Ottawa

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Route Information for Flights from Halifax to Ottawa

Origin Airport IATA CodeYHZ
Destination Airport IATA CodeYOW
Distance592 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada
Earliest Flight Arrival4:32PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival9:52PM UTC

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Cheap Flights from Halifax to Ottawa

Halifax Stanfield International Airport

Located in the city of Halifax and 30 minutes from downtown, the Halifax Stanfield International Airport serves millions of passengers every year. Searching for cheap flights from Halifax might lead you to the airlines operating here, including US Airways Express, WestJet, and Air Canada. Before you buy a pricy ticket from one of these airlines, check out the cheap ticket prices at Orbitz.com. You can buy your ticket or book a package deal for far less than you had expected.

Traveler and Visitor Parking

Hourly, daily, and long-term parking are available at the airport. The rates range from $2 to $4 per hour and $16 to $19 per day. Depending on where you park, you will never pay more than $80 to $95 for up to a week of parking. The airport also offers a Park 'N Fly option; for $70 you can park for up to seven days.

Ground Transportation and Other Options

The Halifax Stanfield International Airport offers several transportation options, including car rentals, taxi services, and buses. The bus has a stop near the front of the terminal, while taxis can take you right to the front door of your lodging accommodations. Some taxi companies will charge you a fee if the driver must wait as you unload your bags.

Restaurants for Food and Beverages

Bargain food choices abound at this airport because of fast food eateries like Burger King and Starbucks. Brisket Deli, Tim Hortons, and Booster Juice also offer a wide range of dishes that you can carry with you through the airport. Even though Orbitz.com doesn't offer deals on restaurants at this airport, you can find excellent deals on cheap flights from Halifax.

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.

Flights from Halifax to Ottawa - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Halifax to Ottawa?

Fasten your seat belt and enjoy a relaxing flight with one of the 3 airlines that fly straight from Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.) to Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.). Here's a list of reliable carriers to book with:

  • Air Canada
  • Porter Airlines
  • WestJet
What is the shortest flight from Halifax to Ottawa?

If conditions are good and there are no delays, you could be coming in to land at Ottawa, ON (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) from Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.) in only 1 hour and 42 minutes. With such a quick flight time, consider taking hand luggage only.

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

The carriers that fly frequently between Halifax, NS Airport (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.) and Ottawa, ON Airport (YOW-Macdonald-Cartier Intl.) include Porter Airlines (PD). This well-known option operates 126 flights on the route every month. Alternatively, reserve your favorite seat with Air Canada (AC). You'll have 108 monthly flights between Halifax (and vicinity) and Ottawa (and vicinity) to choose from with this carrier.

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

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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Ottawa 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.