The cheapest times to fly from JAC to YOW are

  • March 12th to May 6th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
  • December 24th to February 18th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 5th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JAC to YOW is early November. Prices can be as high as $1314 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $447 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Ottawa

Flying from Jackson, WY (JAC) to Ottawa (YOW) will usually cost between $475 to $1076 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $530. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $1116. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $587 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $706 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JAC to YOW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JAC to YOW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

JAC to YOW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JAC to YOW flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Jackson. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $240 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $599. Return trip prices are from the YOW to JAC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JAC to YOW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from JAC to YOW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from YOW
  • Usually 7.65% less expensive than YOW
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAC to BTV flights

Destination alternative #2: Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Montreal

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from YOW
  • Usually 3.97% less expensive than YOW
  • 1-layover flights available

See JAC to YUL flights


Flight Hacking JAC to YOW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from JAC to YOW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Salt Lake City, UT (JAC > SLC > YOW)

  • Price for both tickets: $603
  • Average savings: $104 (14.66%)

See JAC to SLC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JAC to YOW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Hainan, SAS, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport to Jackson Hole Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1719 miles or 2766 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JAC to YOW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JAC to YOW flight is about 4 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Jackson, WY and Ottawa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from JAC to YOW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JAC
Origination airport name Jackson Hole Airport
City Jackson, WY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -110.7

Return Airport

Destination code YOW
Destination airport name Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport
City Ottawa
Country Canada
Latitude 45.3
Longitude -75.7


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