Books flights from Fredericton to Ottawa for a capital adventure.
Heritage sites, historical landmarks, and cultural neighbourhoods are just a quick flight away. Once your Porter plane touches down in Canada’s capital, start at Parliament Hill and get a close look into our country’s political heart. Choose to tour inside the neo-gothic buildings with a guide, or explore the exteriors on your own. Either way, you’re sure to learn a few new facts to bring back with you to Fredericton. Finish your tour with a peaceful retreat high above the city at the Peace Tower.
There are always events taking place at Parliament Hill year round. By day, summertime crowds are gathered to watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony, something that is similarly done in Officers’ Square. By night, the Sound and Light Show dazzles visitors with tales of Canada’s history and heritage.
All ages will love learning about Canadian art at the National Gallery of Canada. Some of these galleries exhibit art that dates all the way back to the Middle Ages. For nature lovers, visit the Canadian Museum of Nature and learn about the various animals and ecosystems that make up our beautiful country.
Head on over to Rideau Canal. In the winter, this Canal turns into the world’s largest frozen skating rink which is where you’ll find daily commuters skating on their way to work or school. Warm up with a few hot treats that are sold along the canal. During the summer, the canal is busy with boaters and kayakers passing by.
If you’re looking for the best photo op, head to Major’s Hill Park. Established in the 19th century, this park is the perfect location for leisurely walks and prime picnic spots with the perfect view of Parliament Hill across Rideau Canal.
All of these activities and more are just a short flight away. Experience Canada’s capital and its history, culture and noteworthy neighbourhoods when you book a flight from Fredericton to Ottawa.
Book a flight from Fredericton to Ottawa and satisfy your hunger for delicious food and fabulous shopping.
After years of expanding, Wellington West continues to develop with a strong and supportive backing from the community and local businesses. The warm and welcoming feeling you’ll get from visiting this neighbourhood will make it feel like home.
Even though it has established itself as one of Ottawa’s main tourist attractions, it still acts as a charming escape from the hustle and bustle of the downtown area.
If you’re on the lookout for a souvenir or two to bring back with you, then this neighbourhood needs to be at the top of your must-visit list. This area is alive with bakeries, boutiques, galleries, restaurants and cafés. Wellington West is the perfect balance of retail therapy with much-needed refreshments in between.
When you’re up for a little entertainment, watch the emerging arts and take in a show at the Great Canadian Theatre Company. Take your seat and prepare for some captivating performances.
Before you turn in for the night, late night gallery hopping is a must in this neighbourhood. Visit the local galleries and even purchase some of the art by visiting local artist studios. You’re sure to bring home a masterpiece or two before your plane leaves for Fredericton.
When your plane from Fredericton to Ottawa lands, head to one of the most colourful parts of Ottawa, Chinatown. Full of tastes, sights, and sounds, experience this multicultural village.
As you walk through the Imperial archway that welcomes visitors, notice the bold colours and ornate characters that greet you as you walk in. The five metal coins placed in the archway are believed to bring blessings. The lion and tiger figures guard the arch. Pick up a pamphlet as you walk through to get the full story of this beautiful archway.
Ottawa’s Chinatown is filled with diverse vendors and unique art festivals that transform this neighbourhood into a living art gallery. During the day, sculptures, visual art and more are placed in all the shops and are sure to impress.
Despite the name, Chinatown offers more than food and celebrations from China. You can also taste cuisine from other parts of Asia as well. Take in funky murals and beautiful public art that add more splashes of colour to this vibrant community.
Year round, there’s plenty to do in Chinatown. At night, locals and visitors alike are attracted by markets with food trucks, beer gardens and karaoke. Walk along the craft markets, youth art festivals and Chinese cultural celebrations like the Lunar New Year Parade and dragon dance.
Book a flight from Fredericton to Ottawa and head down to Chinatown for a colourful and cultural experience.
Fly non-stop from Fredericton International Airport (YFC) to Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW). Fredericton to Ottawa flight time is 1 hour and 30 minutes on average. The distance from Fredericton to Ottawa is 715 km / 445 mi.
While onboard, sit back, relax, and enjoy our free drinks and snacks.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in the departures area.
Fredericton International Airport (YFC) is about 14 km / 9 mi from downtown Fredericton.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxi from downtown costs about $25 CAD.
Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) is about 10 km / 6 mi from downtown Ottawa.
Car rental services are available in the Parkade, across the street from the passenger terminal of Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW).
Take the OC Transpo 97 Airport / Bayshore and Bells bus from the pick-up spot outside the arrivals area. The fare is $3.65 CAD.
Taxis to downtown cost about $35 CAD. Car service costs about $90 CAD.