The cheapest times to fly from ONT to YYF are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 2nd to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 3rd to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 ONT to YYF is early December. Prices can be as high as $1143 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $490 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Penticton

Flying from Ontario, CA (ONT) to Penticton (YYF) will usually cost between $521 to $915 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $542. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $969. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $427 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $723 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ONT to YYF flight.

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

ONT to YYF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ONT to YYF flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ontario. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.42, which is a bit above 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 $146 (18%) 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 $630. Return trip prices are from the YYF to ONT 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 ONT to YYF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 54 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 ONT to YYF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pangborn Memorial Airport (EAT) in Wenatchee, WA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 51.94% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ONT to EAT flights

Destination alternative #2: Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Bellingham, WA

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 44.88% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ONT to BLI flights

Destination alternative #3: Kelowna Airport (YLW) in Kelowna

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 37.34% less expensive than YYF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ONT to YLW flights

Destination alternative #4: Abbotsford Airport (YXX) in Abbotsford

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from YYF
  • Usually 8.58% less expensive than YYF
  • 2-layover flights available

See ONT to YXX flights


Flight Hacking ONT to YYF

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 ONT to YYF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (ONT > SEA > YYF)

  • Price for both tickets: $617
  • Average savings: $106 (14.66%)

See ONT to SEA flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (ONT > SFO > YYF)

  • Price for both tickets: $640
  • Average savings: $83 (11.48%)

See ONT to SFO flights

Hack #3: Phoenix, AZ (ONT > PHX > YYF)

  • Price for both tickets: $673
  • Average savings: $51 (6.98%)

See ONT to PHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ONT to YYF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Penticton Airport to Ontario International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1069 miles or 1720 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ONT to YYF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ONT to YYF flight is about 2 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Ontario, CA and Penticton?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeONT
Origination airport nameOntario International Airport
CityOntario, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYYF
Destination airport namePenticton Airport


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.