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Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo Airport (YKF) to Montreal (YMQ)
Typically, flights to Montreal from Toronto are cheaper when flying from Toronto Kitchener-Waterloo to Montreal, which has an average price of C$ 198
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MONTREAL FROM TORONTO PEARSON INTL AIRPORT||January||33% cheaper||Flying from Toronto Pearson Intl Airport to Montreal costs on average just C$ 145 in January|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MONTREAL FROM TORONTO PEARSON INTL AIRPORT||August||32% more expensive||It costs about C$ 285 for flights to Montreal from Toronto Pearson Intl Airport in August|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MONTREAL FROM TORONTO PEARSON INTL AIRPORT||October||94% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Montreal from Toronto Pearson Intl Airport in October than any other month|
Montreal is a city that one could visit year-round, so finding that ideal travel time comes down to your travel budget and expectations. Peak tourist season is seen from June – September when North American schools are out on summer break and the Old Montreal festivals are going strong. The average temperatures during the summer months are humid and warm, boasting about 27 degrees Celsius. Winter gives you the city more to yourself, and also brings cheaper hotel accommodations as well as flight fares. Expect some snowfall during your wintry visit, and temperatures average -9 degrees Celsius. Overall, the best times of the year to visit are March – May or September – November when school is back in session and the weather is still favourable.
Locals of Montreal and tourists both agree that Parc du Mont-Royal is a great place to go for a hike and to take in the scenery the area has to offer. If you plan on hiking during your visit, consider booking your flight to Montreal for April or October. This is when you’ll find pristine hiking conditions for either mountains or trails. If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Montreal for September. Parks like Vieux-Port de Montréal are popular hot spots in those months.
Yes, La Ronde is close to Montreal and is a great place to spend time with the family when the weather is right. Those looking to fly to Montreal to visit these parks would likely find that the best time to do so is during July, when there is only a moderate chance of rain and the weather is typically above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21°C).
momondo users looking to go skiing in Montreal find that January or December is more than likely the best time to hit the slopes. The lower temperatures in the area mixed with a higher chance of snow make mountains like Mont-Tremblant Ski Resort the perfect place for a vacation. Alternatively, Mont Sainte-Anne is also a very popular ski mountain in the Montreal area.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Montreal is possible. If you are planning a flight to Montreal, consider booking flights to Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl Airport (15 km from Montreal city centre).
The closest airport to Centre Bell is 11.8 km away - Montreal’s Montreal St Hubert airport.
Air Canada, Flair Airlines, Air Transat and Porter Airlines are the most popular airlines that fly from Canada to Montreal on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Montreal with these airlines and other airlines flying from Canada.
There are 20 WestJet flights to Montreal in a normal week. The most common departure point is Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson and the best WestJet ticket price seen on momondo is C$ 104 (last 72 hours, from Edmonton, to Montreal). WestJet has a score of 7.4 from 123 user reviews on momondo.
Travelling from the airport to city centre is quite easy, and there are plenty of options for the journey.
The 747 P-E Trudeau Airport/Downtown Express runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from the airport to city centre. In Downtown Montreal, the bus stops at the corner of Berri and Sainte-Catherine at the metro station. Fare is $10 CAD for unlimited travel through the STM. You can purchase tickets ahead of time, at the metro station, or using the exact change when boarding the bus. The bus leaves every 15 – 30 minutes and the ride takes 20 – 40 minutes depending on traffic.
VIA Rail Canada
VIA Rail Canada serves more than 450 locations. You can ride from the train station at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport to city centre for $12 CAD one-way in both directions. You must purchase the ticket from a VIA Rail Ticket agent booth at the airport. The Dorval railway station is 10 minutes from the terminal. You can take Bus #204 Eastbound to the station too.
Taxis are found at the outside lower level and include Taxi Diamond, Taxi Champlain, Taxi Expert, and Co-Op Taxi. Fixed fare to Downtown Montreal is $40 CAD with a minimum rate of $17 CAD. Dispatchers are found at the ground level.
Private limo services are available from dispatchers on the ground level as well, with a fixed fare to Downtown for $55 – $60 CAD.
Rental cars could be the easiest way to get to Downtown Montreal and surrounding city attractions. At the airport you will find Alamo, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. While it is recommended you book your rental ahead, you may be able to get a car at the airport. Be sure to look for affordable pricing on rentals cars with momondo.
Montreal is a city you could easily explore on foot. However, there is a plethora of Montreal transportation options for those who prefer to get around faster than walking.
The Metro is just 10 minutes from local museums and Old Montreal. It is also the more affordable option for getting around the city centre. It operates Monday – Friday and on Sundays from 5:30am – 1:00 am and on Saturday from 5:30 am – 1:30 am. Wait time between trains is 8 minutes, but only 3 minutes during rush hour. Fare for a one-way 120-minute trip is $3.25 CAD for adults, $2.25 CAD for children ages 6 – 17, and $2.25 CAD for ages 65 and older. A 1-day unlimited pass is best, and costs $10 CAD. A 3-day pass is $18 CAD for unlimited trips.
Taxis are easily flagged anywhere in Montreal, and taxi stands are located throughout downtown. Fare depends on the destination and travel time.
Bike stations are located in many areas of Montreal, and the city is cyclist-friendly. While the city does not provide a bike rental program, you can rent a bike from Ma Bicyclette, Fitz & Follwell, and Ca Roule Montreal.
Montreal is home to numerous festivals throughout the year, events, and more than enough attractions to let everyone in your group have a good time. No matter the time of year, you will have a full itinerary. Places to visit include:
This amusement park is a must-see for anyone new to Montreal. The rides are always thrilling, and you could easily spend an entire day here. If travelling with the family, La Ronde is the place to go.
The Montreal Biodome is in the former Olympic bicycle-racing stadium, and it features 4 breathtaking ecosystems, including polar bears.
Museums are plentiful in Montreal, including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Archaeology and History.
Tour the majestic Notre-Dame Basilica created in 1824. Even if you are not drawn by the religious significance, you will definitely be in awe and admire the architectural beauty of this structure.
Enjoy Old Montreal
You cannot visit Montreal without going into Old Montreal. This is the original city and accessible by the metro. Here you will find quaint, cobblestone streets speckled with boutiques, eateries, and plenty of shops.
Montreal’s coordinates are based on the river as its reference point. So, you might find yourself a little confused to learn that north is west, and south is almost east! Using the city app will help you find your way around with ease. Montreal is home to some of the finest restaurants, and Schwartz’s is a must-see while you are enjoying the gastronomy of Montreal. Do not forget to see the “Underground City,” where you find clothing stores, metro stations, and plenty of unique sights while walking under the city.
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