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Travelers usually depart from Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International, Ottawa Train Station, or Ottawa-Fallowfield Train station when they travel from Ottawa to San Diego. Book your trip to arrive at San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Air Canada, Porter Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Spirit Airlines. Ottawa and San Diego have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Air CanadaACAACYesNo
Porter AirlinesPOEPDYes0
0
Alaska AirlinesASAASYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travellers from Ottawa, YOW can enter San Diego, SAN, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate may be required
  • Mandatory travel attestation form
  • Travel attestation form may be required for travellers with certain travel history

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Ottawa?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Ottawa and New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Mexico City, Bogotá, Dallas, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Cancún, Houston, San Juan, Washington, D.C., Dhaka, Fort Lauderdale.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Bogotá, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Quebec City, Victoria, Saskatoon.
Which airports are there in Ottawa?
Ottawa is mainly served by Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International. But there are other airports nearby, including Ottawa / Rockcliffe Airport.
What airports are near Ottawa?
The main airport in Ottawa is Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International. It is also served by Syracuse Hancock International, Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International, Plattsburgh International, Ogdensburg International, Massena International, Adirondack Regional, Mont Tremblant International, Montreal Saint-Hubert Longueuil, Watertown International.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Mexicali International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Hawthorne Municipal.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Ottawa and San Diego?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Ottawa and San Diego thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Ottawa and San Diego can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Ottawa and San Diego?
Currently, you can fly between Ottawa and San Diego with United Airlines, Air Canada, Porter Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Ottawa and San Diego?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Ottawa and San Diego, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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