Flights to Montreal

Fri. 24/1
Fri. 31/1
Any month
Compare vs. momondo |

When is the best time to fly to Montreal?

Choose a month below to see average flight prices and weather conditions
600 C$
500 C$
410 C$
314 C$
Price
314 C$ - 563 C$

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.


Montreal flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares to Montreal found recently by users on momondo
Quickest
Cheapest
Air Transat
Air Transat
21 Feb.
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
1h 15m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Air Transat
24 Feb.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 15m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
158 C$
Air Transat
Air Transat
15 Mar.
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
1h 15m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Air Transat
19 Mar.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 15m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
169 C$
Air Transat
Air Transat
06 May
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
1h 15m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Air Transat
11 May
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 25m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
172 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
13 Feb.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
15 Feb.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
177 C$
Air Transat
Air Transat
16 Feb.
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
1h 15m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Air Transat
18 Feb.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 15m
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl airport
181 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
28 Mar.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
31 Mar.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
182 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
13 Feb.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
15 Feb.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
177 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
28 Mar.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
31 Mar.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
182 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
03 Apr.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
06 Apr.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
187 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
06 Mar.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
09 Mar.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
189 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
21 Feb.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
23 Feb.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
190 C$
Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines
16 Feb.
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
1h 10m
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
Porter Airlines
18 Feb.
YUL
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl airport
1h 10m
YTZ
Toronto Island airport
211 C$

Which airlines fly to Montreal?

Direct flights into Montreal are plentiful and include Air Canada, WestJet Airlines, Air Creebec, First Air, Air Intuit, Porter Airlines, and Provincial Airlines.


How to get from the airport to Montreal city centre?

Below you will find all the airports in Montreal along with the distance from the city centre
Montreal St Hubert
11 km from city centre
Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
14 km from city centre

Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Travelling from the airport to city centre is quite easy, and there are plenty of options for the journey.

Bus

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.

Taxi

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.

Limo

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

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.


Popular routes to Montreal

Most frequently searched flights to Montreal along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Toronto to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 10m
Cheapest price
165 C$
New York to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 24m
Cheapest price
215 C$
Newark to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 29m
Cheapest price
232 C$
Halifax to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 55m
Cheapest price
245 C$
Boston to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 13m
Cheapest price
266 C$
Miami to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 21m
Cheapest price
270 C$
Charlotte to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
2h 19m
Cheapest price
293 C$
London to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 20m
Cheapest price
297 C$
Tampa to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 01m
Cheapest price
320 C$
Chicago to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 45m
Cheapest price
326 C$
Fort Lauderdale to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 15m
Cheapest price
327 C$
Washington to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 38m
Cheapest price
331 C$
Vancouver to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 38m
Cheapest price
339 C$
Raleigh to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 58m
Cheapest price
346 C$
Moncton to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 40m
Cheapest price
350 C$
Austin to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
5h 49m
Cheapest price
351 C$
Portland to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
8h 25m
Cheapest price
355 C$
Paris to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 25m
Cheapest price
368 C$
Cancún to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
4h 05m
Cheapest price
369 C$
Seattle to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time
7h 06m
Cheapest price
381 C$
View more

How to get around in Montreal?

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

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.

Taxi

Taxis are easily flagged anywhere in Montreal, and taxi stands are located throughout downtown. Fare depends on the destination and travel time.

Bike

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.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Montreal?

No visa is required for domestic travelers within Canada. For foreign nationals, please check the Government of Canada Immigration website.


Start planning your trip to Montreal


Additional info and tips about visiting Montreal

Things to do and Places of Interest in 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:

La Ronde

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.

Montreal Biodome

The Montreal Biodome is in the former Olympic bicycle-racing stadium, and it features 4 breathtaking ecosystems, including polar bears.

Museums

Museums are plentiful in Montreal, including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum of Archaeology and History.

Notre-Dame Basilica

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.

Tips and Tricks for Visiting Montreal

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.