Halifax to Ottawa Macdonald Cartier

If you are looking to fly from Halifax International to Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International you will find there are 5 airliners who offer this route. These include WestJet Encore, WestJet, Porter Airlines, Jazz Air and Air Canada. The flight time is approximately 1 hour 56 minutes.

The cost of flights varies on the time and day you fly. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. If it is possible, you should book your flights 2 or more months in advance as ticket prices will be substantially lower.

On arriving at Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International please note the time difference, the time zone at Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International is 4.0 GMT compared to 5.0 GMT at Halifax International.

Below you will see all the airlines that fly from Halifax International (YHZ) to Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International (YOW) and the number of flights they operate each day.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
Jazz Air555554405:3021:10
Air Canada555554405:3021:10
Porter Airlines214444408:2018:55
WestJet Encore111111116:3016:30
WestJet111111116:3016:30

Jazz Air is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 4 a week with times that vary between 05:30 and 21:10.

To book your flight you can visit Jazz Air on their website /flyjazz.ca/en/. You will find up to date information on availability and the latest discounts.

Flight times for Jazz Air are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

DayFlying Time
Monday05:30, 10:40, 12:50, 15:40 and 21:10
Tuesday05:30, 10:40, 12:50, 15:40 and 21:10
Wednesday05:30, 10:40, 12:50, 15:40 and 21:10
Thursday05:30, 10:40, 12:50, 15:40 and 21:10
Friday05:30, 10:40, 12:50, 15:40 and 21:10
Saturday05:30, 10:40, 15:40 and 21:10
Sunday05:30, 12:50, 15:40 and 21:10

Other routes are also possible. Flying from a different airport may offer more convenient flight times, so below we have we have put a list of other routes that may well be suitable.

RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Halifax to Montreal0804 km (500 miles)1 hour 45 minutes
Halifax to Montreal Mirabel0828 km (514 miles)1 hour 47 minutes

Over the past 10 years flight regulations have become very strict so we advise you to leave plenty of time to check in and get through customs.