Find cheap flights from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale from C$ 172
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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for C$ 180 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale was found, on average, 43 days before departure.
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be August, September and October. The cheapest month to fly is May.
Morning departure is around 4% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
If you are looking for the quickest flights from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale, look for a flight with Air Canada, as it is the only airline offering direct flights on this route. This will also enable you to take advantage of the Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge located in the international terminal of Ottawa Airport (YOW).
If you are heading to a warmer destination and prefer not to take your coat or boots with you on your trip, head to the luggage storage facility at Ottawa Airport, which can keep these items for you until you return from your trip. The office is located in the arrivals hall and is open 24h a day.
Passengers who would like to exchange currency upon arrival at Fort Lauderdale Airport (FLL) can do so at the business centre located in the public area of Terminal 2, open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Alternatively, head to the baggage claim area of Terminal 4 where a currency exchange service is open from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm.
Fort Lauderdale Airport has 6 nursing stations located throughout Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4. These suites are equipped with benches, a change table and power outlets. Download the Mamava App in order to find out when a suite is available and to access it.
Travellers who have some time before their flight from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale can head to the observation deck at Ottawa Airport to watch planes take off and land. It is located in the public area of the airport on level 3, and is accessible 24h a day.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale
If taking a taxi is not your transportation mode of choice, you can use public transportation to get to the airport by hopping on board OC Transpo bus 97. This bus runs 24h a day, every 10min during peak travel times, and can get you from the city centre to the airport in about 20min.
You can get to the city centre using Broward County Transit (BCT) bus 1, which operates from about 6:00 am to 11:00 pm every day, and gets you to the Broward Central Terminal in about 20min. A one-way fare costs $2 (about C$ 2.70), and you can catch the bus from stop 7, located outside the Rental Car Center. Alternatively, you can catch a free shuttle bus from the airport to the Tri-Rail station, where you can get a train to one of many beach destinations such as Dania Beach or Palm Beach.
If you wish to catch a taxi from the airport to your accommodation, you will find the taxi rank outside the arrivals area of the airport. Taxi fares are all metred, with a ride to the Fort Lauderdale’s city centre costing around $17 (C$ 23), and a ride to South Beach in Miami costing around $70 (C$ 95).
Those looking to rent a car following their flight from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale can do so at the Rental Car Center (RCC), located in a separate building close to Terminal 1 of the airport. There are 12 car rental companies available at the airport, and their desks are located on levels 2, 3 and 4 of the RCC.
Flying between Fort Lauderdale and Ottawa will take minimum 3h 45m and will require at least one stop.
In the last 3 days, Flair Airlines offered the best one-way deal for that route, at C$ 326. KAYAK users also found Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale round-trip flights on Flair Airlines from C$ 231 and on Air Canada from C$ 531.
When flying from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale, you should consider leaving on a Sunday and avoid Mondays if you are looking for the best rates. For your return to Ottawa, you’ll find the best rates on Fridays and the most expensive ones on Saturdays.
Ottawa and Fort Lauderdale are both served by 1 main airport. You will leave Ottawa from Ottawa and will be arriving at Fort Lauderdale.
The earliest departure to Fort Lauderdale leaves Ottawa at 2:00 am.
The last departure to Fort Lauderdale leaves Ottawa at 3:55 pm.
There are no direct flights connecting Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale.
Only Air Canada offers inflight Wi-Fi service on the Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale flight route.
The Boeing 737 MAX 8 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale flight route.
Star Alliance is the only airline alliance operating flights between Ottawa and Fort Lauderdale.
The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Ottawa to Fort Lauderdale are WestJet and Air Canada. With an average price for the route of C$ 553 and an overall rating of 7.7, WestJet is the most popular choice. Air Canada is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of C$ 661 and an overall rating of 7.1.
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