The cheapest times to fly from YOW to LAX are
- January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 26th)
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 27th to December 9th
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 LAX is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $626 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $269 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from Ottawa (YOW) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $272 to $456 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 $274. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $535. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $261 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YOW to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the YOW to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the YOW to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ottawa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far 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 $77 (17%) 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 $309. Return trip prices are from the LAX to YOW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from YOW to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from YOW to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2374 miles or 3821 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from YOW to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop YOW to LAX flight is about 5 hour 15 minutes.
How many flights go between Ottawa and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from YOW to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Ottawa Macdonald Cartier International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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