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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Ottawa

Sydney (SYD) to Ottawa (YOW)

Typically, flights to Ottawa from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Ottawa, which has an average price of $1,492

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO OTTAWA FROM SYDNEYApril13% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Ottawa costs on average just $1,294 in April
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO OTTAWA FROM SYDNEYDecember51% more expensiveIt costs about $2,256 for flights to Ottawa from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO OTTAWA FROM SYDNEYDecember323% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Ottawa from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Ottawa?

How long does it take to fly to Ottawa?

Flights to Ottawa, Canada, from Sydney take about 19 hours and 10 minutes. Brisbane flights will likely fly through Vancouver and land in Ottawa in about 18 hours and 10 minutes. If you fly from Adelaide, the plane will likely fly through Sydney and Vancouver and arrive in about 20 hours.

Where can you fly directly into Ottawa from?

No Australian airport operates direct flights to Ottawa, Canada. However, indirect Ottawa flight deals are available from various Australian cities. For example, if you fly from Perth, the plane will likely stop at London Heathrow before touching down at Ottawa in about 25 hours and 20 minutes. Flights to Ottawa from the Gold Coast will usually fly through Sydney and Vancouver before touching down at Ottawa. You can fly to Ottawa indirectly from the Australian capital, Canberra, via Brisbane and Vancouver and arrive in about 19 hours and 50 minutes.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Ottawa?

    Users booking trips to Ottawa from Vancouver found flights 76% cheaper than the average price of flights to Ottawa. To find the cheapest price to Ottawa from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Ottawa?

    The month of April is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Ottawa from Australia, with most prices found around $1,294. If you don’t want to visit Ottawa in April, then you should wait until May to fly from Australia, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $1,303.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Ottawa?

    In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Ottawa is about 31 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are $1,492.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Ottawa?

    On average, the least expensive day to fly to Ottawa from Australia is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as $1,455. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. The most expensive day to fly to Ottawa is Wednesday, with ticket prices averaging around $1,788.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Ottawa?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Ottawa is possible. If you are planning a flight to Ottawa, consider booking flights to Mont Tremblant Intl Airport (131 km from Ottawa city centre), Kingston Airport (150 km from Ottawa city centre) or Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl Airport (152 km from Ottawa city centre).

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Ottawa?

    Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Ottawa is Ottawa Airport where the average price is $1,152pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Ottawa flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Ottawa found recently by users on momondo
Air Canada
18 Feb.
SYD06:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
42h 21m
2 stops
YOW01:01Ottawa
9 Mar.
YOW01:05Ottawa
35h 00m
2 stops
SYD12:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
18 Feb.
SYD06:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
45h 21m
2 stops
YOW04:01Ottawa
9 Mar.
YOW12:35Ottawa
23h 30m
1 stop
SYD12:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
18 Feb.
SYD06:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
20h 35m
1 stop
YOW03:15Ottawa
9 Mar.
YOW12:35Ottawa
23h 30m
1 stop
SYD12:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
18 Feb.
SYD06:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
28h 23m
2 stops
YOW10:38Ottawa
9 Mar.
YOW01:30Ottawa
37h 55m
3 stops
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
4 May
PER19:55Perth
28h 15m
2 stops
YOW00:10Ottawa
18 May
YOW03:45Ottawa
43h 15m
2 stops
PER23:00Perth
Qantas Airways
4 May
PER12:30Perth
43h 32m
3 stops
YOW08:02Ottawa
18 May
YOW03:45Ottawa
39h 35m
3 stops
PER19:20Perth

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Ottawa

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Ottawa, view some of our deals below provided by Air Canada
Multiple Airlines
18 Feb.
SYD16:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
51h 46m
2 stops
YOW20:31Ottawa
Air Canada
18 Feb.
SYD06:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
20h 35m
1 stop
YOW03:15Ottawa
Air Canada
1 Feb.
MEL02:00Melbourne
25h 15m
2 stops
YOW03:15Ottawa

Which airlines fly to Ottawa?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Ottawa
  • Which airlines fly to Ottawa?

    For flights from Australia to Ottawa, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Qantas Airways. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.


Airports near Ottawa

Below you will find all the airports in Ottawa along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Ottawa?

A quick and common transfer option from Ottawa International Airport, Ottawa, to downtown Ottawa is riding on OC Transpo public bus. Route 97 buses take about 30 minutes from Ottawa Airport to the city centre. These buses also offer Para Transpo, a door-to-door transportation service for passengers with reduced mobility. Taxis are also plentiful outside the arrival terminal, or visitors can find a larger variety of vehicles from various agencies located across the street. Ride-sharing apps are also available at the airport, so it takes just a few clicks to find a ride of your choice. Visitors who don’t like sharing rides with others can opt for car hire services at the airport.


Popular routes to Ottawa

Most frequently searched flights to Ottawa along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Sydney to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time22h 25m
Cheapest price$1,720
Brisbane to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time26h 40m
Cheapest price$1,978
Melbourne to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time34h 10m
Cheapest price$1,887
New Delhi to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time30h 36m
Cheapest price$1,644
Perth to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time36h 15m
Cheapest price$2,060
Canberra to Ottawa Flights
Fastest flight time45h 01m
Cheapest price$4,866

Visa requirements for visiting Ottawa

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Ottawa?

Australians travelling to Canada must have an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) before entry. Australians visiting Canada for tourism, business or sporting purposes can stay there for up to six months without a visa. For you to extend your stay, you must obtain the appropriate visa. Canada requires all its visitors, including Australians, to have a current passport with at least three months validity beyond the arrival date.


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Best things to do and see in Ottawa

What can you see and do in Ottawa?

There are endless fun activities for families and couples to do in Ottawa. Skating on the Rideau Canal and a trip to the Parliament Buildings are the top things to do during a trip to Ottawa. However, there is much more to see and do in Ottawa than ice-skating and touring the Parliament Buildings. One of the favourite things to do at night in Ottawa includes having a cocktail at the Andaz Ottawa Byward Market rooftop; visit Byward Market and grab your favourite drink at the nearby bars. Ottawa city boasts numerous adventurous activities, including rafting on the Ottawa River and standup paddleboarding on the Gatineau River. Ottawa isn’t just Canada’s capital but also the nation’s museum centre. A trip to Ottawa, Canada, can’t end without touring the National Gallery of Canada, a museum housing an extensive collection of local arts. Outside the museum, there is a giant spider sculpture that serves as a top attraction.