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There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Ottawa by plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Ottawa  •  12h 31m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Ottawa (YOW) CDG - YOW

$389 - $812

Cheapest option

Fly to Montreal, train  •  12h 33m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Montreal (YUL) CDG - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$248 - $666

1 alternative option

Fly to Ogdensburg, drive  •  14h 53m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Ogdensburg (OGS) CDG - OGS
  2. Drive from Ogdensburg to Ottawa

$419 - $1,227

Paris CDG (CDG) to Ottawa (YOW) flights

The flight time between Paris CDG (CDG) and Ottawa (YOW) is around 12h 32m and covers a distance of around 5660 km. The fastest flight normally takes 9h 23m. Services are operated by Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines and others. Typically 149 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
12h 32m
Fastest flight journey time:
9h 23m
Flight distance:
5660 km
Flights per week:
149
Cheapest price:
$373
Carbon emissions:
1147 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:00
Last flight departs at:
15:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris CDG (CDG) to Ottawa (YOW) flight schedules

France → Canada
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International entry into Canada from France

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Canada from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 14 day mandatory quarantine including 3 night pre-paid booking at a government authorised hotel at traveller's expense. COVID-19 test on arrival. Additional COVID-19 test on day 8 of quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers are required to submit their quarantine plan using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Canada

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Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Canada from France is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ottawa is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ottawa is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ottawa is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Canada.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ottawa is to fly which costs €260 - €550 and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Ottawa is to fly which costs €260 - €550 and takes 12h 31m.

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The distance between Paris and Ottawa is 5649 km.

It takes approximately 12h 31m to get from Paris to Ottawa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 23m and has one stopover.

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Ottawa is 6h behind Paris. It is currently 9:45 PM in Paris and 3:45 PM in Ottawa.

Air France, WestJet, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 5649.4 km
  • Duration: 12h 31m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, American Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Paris to Ottawa hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Montreal, Quebec
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Ogdensburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Ogdensburg via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Ogdensburg via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Ogdensburg via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Ogdensburg via Brussels, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
16h 16m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Ogdensburg via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Brussels
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $3,200
Azores Airlines
Website
azoresairlines.pt
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via Ponta Delgada
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Montreal via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$90 - $100
Economy
$57 - $60
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100

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