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There are 5 ways to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Ottawa to Edmonton

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Edmonton (YEG)

4 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly to Edmonton

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Edmonton (YEG)

Fly Ottawa to Calgary, bus

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC)
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Red Deer, AB - Quality Inn
  3. Take the bus from Red Deer - The Quality Inn to Edmonton International Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto Union Station
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Edmonton

Drive

  1. Drive from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG)

Ottawa (YOW) to Edmonton (YEG) flights

The flight time between Ottawa (YOW) and Edmonton (YEG) is around 7h 16m and covers a distance of around 2850 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 59m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 16m. Services are operated by WestJet, Flair Airlines and Air Canada. Typically 165 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 17m
Layover time:
1h 59m
Total time:
7h 16m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h 16m
Flight distance:
2850 km
Flights per week:
165
Cheapest price:
$157
Carbon emissions:
943 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
05:45
Last flight departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ottawa (YOW) to Edmonton (YEG) flight schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 4h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is to fly which costs $160 - $800 and takes 4h 16m.

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The distance between Ottawa Airport (YOW) and Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 2850 km. The road distance is 3467 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) without a car is to train which takes 2 days 21h and costs $550 - $1,700.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Edmonton (YEG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is to fly which takes 4h 16m and costs $160 - $800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $550 - $1,700 and takes 2 days 21h.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Edmonton Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 16m.

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Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 2h behind Ottawa Airport (YOW). It is currently 6:52 PM in Ottawa Airport (YOW) and 4:52 PM in Edmonton Airport (YEG).

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 3467 km. It takes approximately 41h 54m to drive from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG).

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Flair Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG).
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  • Distance: 2849.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Ottawa Airport (YOW), Canada and Edmonton Airport (YEG), Canada?

WestJet, Flair Airlines and Air Canada fly from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) via Hurdman B, Tremblay / Via Rail, Ottawa, Toronto Union Station, Edmonton, NAIT Station, Century Park Station, and Century Park Transit Centre Bay P in around 2 days 21h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$90 - $100
Economy
$56 - $59
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Train from Ottawa to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$60 - $80
Business
$120 - $160
Economy
$95 - $105
EconomyPlus
$150 - $220
Train from Toronto Union Station to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$370 - $430
Business
$490 - $800
Economy
$470 - $600
EconomyPlus
$950 - $1,400
Bus operators
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary International Airport to Red Deer, AB - Quality Inn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
redarrow.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Red Deer - The Quality Inn to Edmonton International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
myebus.ca

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