The cheapest times to fly from YOW to EWR are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • May 14th to December 9th (except the weeks of July 2nd, July 9th, July 23rd, October 8th, November 5th, and November 26th)

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 YOW to EWR is late September. Prices can be as high as $310 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $201 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $207 to $280 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $279. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $52 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YOW to EWR flight.

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

YOW to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YOW to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Ottawa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.48, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into YOW. 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 $26 (9%) 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 $239. Return trip prices are from the EWR to YOW 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 YOW to EWR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 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 YOW to EWR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 14.29% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See YOW to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Porter Airlines, SAS, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 329 miles or 529 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YOW to EWR flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Ottawa and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from YOW to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code EWR
Destination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2


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