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Cheapest flights to Montreal airports

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Vancouver Intl Airport
Burlington

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Vancouver TO Montreal

Vancouver Intl Airport (YVR) to Montreal (YMQ)

Typically, flights to Montreal from Vancouver are cheaper when flying from Vancouver Intl to Montreal, which has an average price of 529 C$

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MONTREAL FROM VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORTFebruary12% cheaperFlying from Vancouver Intl Airport to Montreal costs on average just 466 C$ in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MONTREAL FROM VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORTDecember39% more expensiveIt costs about 734 C$ for flights to Montreal from Vancouver Intl Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MONTREAL FROM VANCOUVER INTL AIRPORTOctober291% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Montreal from Vancouver Intl Airport in October than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Montreal?

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.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Montreal?

    Users booking trips to Montreal from Toronto found flights 82% cheaper than the average price of flights to Montreal. To find the cheapest price to Montreal from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Montreal?

    The cheapest month to fly to Montreal from Canada is in April. Flight prices, which tend to average around 178 C$, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of April, then book flights to Montreal from Canada during August instead. Flights to Montreal in August, while not as cheap as those in April, still average around 203 C$.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Montreal?

    We recommend purchasing flights from Canada to Montreal 54 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Montreal for 211 C$. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as 87 C$.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Montreal?

    Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Montreal. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as 212 C$. When flying out on a Wednesday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from Canada to Montreal for around 230 C$.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Montreal?

    Our data shows that the cheapest Canada to Montreal flights are usually those with departure times in the afternoon. Our users have found flights to Montreal in the afternoon for as low as 192 C$. Flights in the morning are often more expensive with an average ticket price of 235 C$.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Montreal?

    Locals of Montreal and tourists both agree that Mont Saint-Sauveur 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.

  • Are there any amusement parks near Montreal?

    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).

  • When are the weather conditions best for skiing in Montreal?

    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.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Montreal?

    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).

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Montreal?

    You can find deals at Montreal St Hubert Airport for 657 C$pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Montreal flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Canada to Montreal found recently by users on momondo
Flair Airlines
14 Sep.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
23 Sep.
YUL5:35 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1h 25m
YYZ7:00 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
8 Sep.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
14 Sep.
YUL5:35 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1h 25m
YYZ7:00 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
14 Sep.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
23 Sep.
YUL5:35 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1h 25m
YYZ7:00 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
8 Sep.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
14 Sep.
YUL5:35 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1h 25m
YYZ7:00 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
13 Sep.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
25 Sep.
YUL5:35 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1h 25m
YYZ7:00 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
Flair Airlines
14 Sep.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
26 Sep.
YUL5:35 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
1h 25m
YYZ7:00 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Montreal

If you're looking for one-way flights from Canada to Montreal, view some of our deals below provided by Air Canada and Flair Airlines
Air Canada
25 Oct.
YTZ6:20 a.m.Toronto Island
1h 13m
YUL7:33 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
5 Oct.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl
Flair Airlines
3 Oct.
YYZ3:30 a.m.Toronto Pearson Intl
1h 20m
YUL4:50 a.m.Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl

Which airlines fly to Montreal?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights 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.


Airports near Montreal

Below you will find all the airports in Montreal along with their distance from the 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 time1h 20m
Cheapest price87 C$
Halifax to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time1h 32m
Cheapest price99 C$
Abbotsford to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time4h 50m
Cheapest price180 C$
Québec City to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time0h 55m
Cheapest price185 C$
Vancouver to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time4h 46m
Cheapest price202 C$
Calgary to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time3h 50m
Cheapest price275 C$
Windsor, Ontario to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time2h 48m
Cheapest price315 C$
Ottawa to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time0h 44m
Cheapest price333 C$
Sudbury, Ontario to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time2h 58m
Cheapest price357 C$
Thunder Bay to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time3h 53m
Cheapest price376 C$
Edmonton to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time3h 59m
Cheapest price377 C$
London, Ontario to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time3h 09m
Cheapest price383 C$
Fredericton to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time1h 12m
Cheapest price411 C$
Saskatoon to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time6h 26m
Cheapest price416 C$
Val-d'Or to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time1h 10m
Cheapest price423 C$
Kelowna to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time4h 22m
Cheapest price430 C$
North Bay to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time6h 59m
Cheapest price438 C$
Regina to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time7h 33m
Cheapest price443 C$
Moncton to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time1h 28m
Cheapest price456 C$
Victoria to Montreal Flights
Fastest flight time4h 44m
Cheapest price538 C$

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.


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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.