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Flight from Edmonton to Ottawa
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When to book flights from Edmonton to Ottawa
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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for C$ 138 or less one-way and C$ 265 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Edmonton to Ottawa was found, on average, 70 days before departure.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be January, February and March. The cheapest month to fly is May.
Morning departure is around 37% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
Drivers that would prefer not to drive themselves to Edmonton International Airport (YEG) can travel from the downtown Edmonton area to the airport on the EBus Canada Edmonton Line in about 45 minutes, with buses running around twice per day.
If you are going to drive your own car to the Edmonton International Airport, one of the most convenient ways you can park at this airport is to book your parking online and then utilize contactless parking for the utmost ease and convenience. The most convenient way to park at this airport is by using their Express Valet service. Passengers that wish to use this service must book their parking online before arriving at the airport.
If you tend to get a bit nervous when travelling, the Edmonton International Airport offers a pet therapy program that is a group of dogs and their handlers that travel throughout the terminal buildings at the airport, easing the stress of nervous passengers.
Parents that will be travelling with children through Edmonton International Airport should know that this airport features three different kids' play areas near Gates 16, 88, and 68 that all offer padded play structures kids will love to climb upon before a flight.
If someone is going to pick you up at the Ottawa International Airport (YOW), they should know that this airport offers a free dedicated parking lot available for drivers picking up passengers. The drive time from the lot to the curbside at the terminal is less than one minute.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Edmonton to Ottawa
A quite popular transportation choice that utilizes public transportation is the travel on the Line 97 bus provided by OC Transpo, which travels to downtown Ottawa in about 16 minutes with buses running around every 30 minutes or so.
This airport features rental service from around nine different rental car companies, with the seven or so major rental car companies having locations on site and the two local companies offering shuttle service to their locations. The on-site car rental companies have locations on level one of the Parkade across from the terminal building.
There are rideshare services available at this airport. Passengers should plan on meeting their rides near pillars 12 and 13 on the outer curb outside of the terminal building.
In the domestic terminal, passengers will find an Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge that is quite popular with travellers making their way from Edmonton to Ottawa aboard flights on Air Canada. This lounge features great seating choices, internet access, entertainment options, and plenty of food and beverage choices. In the same domestic area of the terminal, there is also a Plaza Premium Lounge location for passengers that might be travelling on other airlines that also offers fantastic seating choices and plenty of food and beverage options.
The average direct flight takes 3h 50m, covering a distance of 2850 km.
On average, there are 2 direct flights per week travelling from Edmonton to Ottawa.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting Edmonton to Ottawa were found on Flair Airlines (C$ 182) and Porter Airlines (C$ 340). Flair Airlines proposed the cheapest one-way flight at C$ 89.
When flying from Edmonton to Ottawa, you should consider leaving on a Tuesday and avoid Sundays if you are looking for the best rates. For your return to Edmonton, you’ll find the best rates on Tuesdays and the most expensive ones on Mondays.
The earliest flight leaves Edmonton at at 9:20 am and lands in Ottawa at at 3:10 pm.
The last flight leaves Edmonton at at 6:15 pm and lands in Ottawa at at 12:05 am.
Flair Airlines is the only airline operating direct flights from Edmonton to Ottawa.
Swoop, WestJet, and Air Canada offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the Edmonton to Ottawa flight route.
The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Edmonton to Ottawa flight route.
You can catch a direct flight from Edmonton to Ottawa on on Monday, and Friday.
Flair Airlines has waived its change and cancellation fees on flights from Edmonton to Ottawa. Confirm policy on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Edmonton to Ottawa.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Ottawa from Edmonton is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Ottawa with an airline and back to Edmonton with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Ottawa from Edmonton up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.