The cheapest times to fly from MCO to YOW are

  • July 16th to December 9th (except the weeks of July 23rd and August 27th)
  • December 24th to February 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 MCO to YOW is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $635 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $291 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Ottawa

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Ottawa (YOW) will usually cost between $304 to $557 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $314. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $513. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $199 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $387 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to YOW flight.

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

MCO to YOW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to YOW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, 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 $86 (19%) 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 $350. Return trip prices are from the YOW to MCO 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 MCO to YOW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 9 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MCO to YOW while comparing.

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

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from YOW
  • Usually 23.26% less expensive than YOW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to BTV flights

Destination alternative #2: Watertown International Airport (ART) in Watertown, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from YOW
  • Usually 22.74% less expensive than YOW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MCO to ART flights

Destination alternative #3: Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Montreal

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from YOW
  • Usually 9.56% less expensive than YOW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MCO to YUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1207 miles or 1942 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to YOW flight is about 3 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Ottawa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from MCO to YOW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCO
Origination airport name Orlando International Airport
City Orlando, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.4
Longitude -81.3

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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