Flights from Ottawa to New York bring you from the capital of Canada to the capital of culture.
With landmarks at the end of every street, you won’t run out of things to do in New York. From Times Square, to Ellis Island, to the Rockefeller Center, this city can turn business travellers into tourists.
When your flight from Ottawa to New York lands, take in some education with a stroll down Museum Mile. Walking down this section of Fifth Avenue can take you to the Museum of the City of New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Guggenheim. New York’s hundreds of museums will have you returning to Ottawa with tons of interesting history and art facts.
After your dose of historical knowledge, Broadway is the ticket to top entertainment when you fly from Ottawa to New York. Manhattan’s theatre district stages some of the best entertainment in the world, including shows beyond the big lights. Off-Broadway theatres light up the stage as an experimental alternative to Broadway’s big productions.
Your trip from Ottawa to New York isn’t complete without a stop in Central Park. This massive 843 acres of parkland in the middle of Manhattan is perfect for any budget - because most of it’s free. Whether it’s an afternoon to explore the park’s many meadows, or 20 minutes to enjoy the views, Central Park is an excellent escape from New York’s bustling streets.
To see more than just Manhattan, take the free ferry to Staten Island and see New York from a distance. Take a quick subway ride over to Brooklyn to explore trendy, up and coming neighbourhoods. Wherever you go, there’s always something to do when you fly from Ottawa to New York.
Head over to the fun-packed Meatpacking District with flights from Ottawa to New York.
The Meatpacking District’s grisly name came from its history of packing plants and slaughterhouses feeding its economy. With your flight from Ottawa to New York, make sure not to miss this historic slice of the city that has turned into a great area to explore.
Head to the High Line for a unique green space experience. This former freight rail line elevated above the streets is now one of the city’s most inventive parks, with the High Line including tours, music, food, arts, and some of the best views looking out into bustling New York.
The Whitney Museum of American Art, while miles away from Museum Mile, has some of the best new art in New York. Focusing on contemporary art, the Whitney is your window into the recent history of art and a feel for the city’s creative side.
If you’re looking to do some shopping, find high-end brands that have set up shop in the district’s historic buildings. With a variety of upscale shops, you’re sure to look sharp after a shopping spree in the Meatpacking District. Whether your taste leans towards the designer or the artisanal, the neighbourhood is sure to match your style to a tee.
When all that shopping has made you hungry, hit up one of the Meatpacking District restaurants. With some of the best food in New York and plenty to choose from, the food in this neighbourhood is a cut above the rest.
Take a bite out of the Meatpacking District with flights from Ottawa to New York.
Discover the entertaining East Village with flights from Ottawa to New York.
Once home to punks and beatniks, the East Village’s counter-culture heritage contributes to its cool factor. Today, the spirit of rebellion is alive and well in this New York neighbourhood’s entertainment offerings.
An institution of entertainment, the East Village’s Webster Hall has been operating since 1886 as a nightclub and performance hall. With three venues housed under the same historic Webster Hall roof, there’s always something worth seeing when you fly to New York from Ottawa.
If you prefer the screen to the stage, go to the movies at the Anthology Film Archives. Somewhere between a cinema and a reference library, these archives are dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of film. Make sure to see a film from the Essential Cinema Repertory, a curated collection that cycles over the course of the year.
At the Museum of the American Gangster, look through a collection of history from mugshots to shotguns, dedicated to organized crime. You’ll leave with some interesting facts on some of America’s most famed gangsters.
The East Village has you covered with both indoor and outdoor attractions. Spend some time outside in Tompkins Square Park, the East Village’s favourite green space. Head east of the park for a walk along the East River, where the scenic waterfront route can take you to the Williamsburg Bridge.
When you fly from Ottawa to New York, you’re never far from the fun in the East Village.
Fly from Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in New Jersey, with a quick connection in Toronto. Ottawa to New York flight time is 2 hours and 35 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Ottawa to New York is around 890 km / 555 mi.
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Porter’s check-in desk is on the third floor, in the departures area.
Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) is about 10 km / 6 mi from downtown Ottawa.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Take the OC Transpo 97 Airport / Bayshore and Bells bus to the airport stop. The fare is $3.65 CAD.
Taxis to Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) from downtown cost about $35 CAD. Car service costs about $90 CAD.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is about 27 km / 16 mi from midtown Manhattan.
Several NJ Transit buses run from Newark Liberty International Airport. For more information, visit the NJ Transit website.
Take the airport's free Air Train to the Newark Airport Station, to connect to a NJ Transit train to New York Penn Station. Purchase your NJ Transit ticket before boarding the train.
Taxi and car service to Manhattan costs about $75 USD.
Car rental services are available at Station P2 and Station P3 of Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Hertz is located in P3. Take the AirTrain to access either of these stations.
The Newark Airport Express shuttle bus provides service from the airport to several stops in New York City. The fare is $16 USD.