The cheapest times to fly from VRA to YOW are

  • January 8th to February 18th
  • March 12th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 16th)
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • September 3rd to October 7th

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 VRA to YOW is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1332 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $454 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Ottawa

Flying from Varadero (VRA) to Ottawa (YOW) will usually cost between $484 to $865 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $511. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $842. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $331 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $591 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VRA to YOW flight.

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

VRA to YOW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the VRA to YOW flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Varadero. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $147 (20%) 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 $540. Return trip prices are from the YOW to VRA 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 VRA 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 49 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 VRA to YOW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Watertown International Airport (ART) in Watertown, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from YOW
  • Usually 4.23% less expensive than YOW
  • 2-layover flights available

See VRA to ART flights

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

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from YOW
  • Usually 3.30% less expensive than YOW
  • Nonstop flights available

See VRA to YUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air Transat, Asiana, Sunwing, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport to Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1573 miles or 2531 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VRA to YOW flight is about 3 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Varadero and Ottawa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from VRA to YOW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeVRA
Origination airport nameJuan Gualberto Gomez International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeYOW
Destination airport nameOttawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport


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