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Cheap Flights to Montreal from $96 One Way, $167 Round Trip

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Montreal YUL Flight Information

Traveling To Montreal
Destination Airport IATA Code YMQ
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Airlines Air Transat, Porter Airlines, United, Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines, Sunwing
Flight Price $167
Earliest Departing Flight AC 8820 7:40AM EST
Latest Departing Flight UA 8351 Dec 12 5:40PM EST

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Montreal flights bring you into the second largest French-speaking city in all of Canada, and one of the most visited in all of North America.

Flights to Montreal

Although there are 2 International airports in the city, all commercial passenger flights to Montreal arrive into Pierre Elliott Trudeau. Exceptionally busy, Pierre Elliott Trudeau serves over 100 destinations worldwide and is home to the largest duty-free shop anywhere in North America. It is located approximately 12 miles from downtown Montreal. Transfers from Montreal flights can be made from Dorval train station, where a 20-minute journey delivers you into the heart of the action. Pick up a free shuttle that runs twice hourly to take you from Trudeau to Dorval. The number 747 bus runs all day every day if you prefer your Montreal flights to take you to the city's central bus station area.

Montreal Weather

Throughout the summer months, the city is always hot and humid, with temperatures consistently above 85F. The ideal time to take your flight to Montreal would be September, when the crowds are less, the atmosphere is more comfortable, and there are plenty of low cost air tickets for those looking for a cheap getaway to a quality destination. By November it is much cooler, winters are always cold and often snowy, with temperatures regularly below freezing. Wrap up warm and you can appreciate the snow-covered beauty of the city throughout much of the season.

Getting Around Montreal

Montreal is a safe and easy city to get around. You will be impressed by the different opportunities available to travel about. Public transport is excellent with the Societe de Transport de Montreal - otherwise known as the bus system – which serves about 200 routes daily. There is also an extensive underground network with 4 lines and 68 stations connecting the whole city. The stations themselves are worthy of a visit, if only to admire the amazing artwork featured at each. Most taxi drivers can speak both French and English, and don't be alarmed if they never take a right on a red light - they can't, it's against the law!

Montreal Attractions

During flights to Montreal the one attraction most people discuss is Mount Royal Park. This large green space is part of Mount Royal - a 3-peaked hill right in the center of Montreal and from where the city takes its name. The Museum of Fine Arts and the Botanical Gardens are also very popular sights that shouldn't be missed. Additional attractions include:

  • A guided cruise up the St. Lawrence River for a history lesson in wonderful surroundings
  • The stunning stained glass of Notre Dame Basilica – make sure you have your camera
  • The amazing Montreal Underground City complex – virtually a 2nd city beneath your feet
  • A horse-drawn carriage ride over the cobbled streets of Old Montreal
  • White-water rafting over the exhilarating Lachine Rapids – an absolute must do activity

Montreal When to Go

Go in summer, when the Montreal Botanical Garden is in full bloom and you can smell the pleasant English lavender and touch the velvety glory bush at the Courtyard of the Senses. This is also the time of year when bins overflow with blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries at the food markets. Temps linger in the mid-70s from June to August.

The city is known for its laundry list of summer events and festivals, starting with the Montreal Grand Prix in mid-June. When the weather warms up in Quebec, locals like to be entertained. The Montreal International Jazz Festival comes to town in late June and early July, followed by the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, the premiere comedy event in North America, in mid-July. This is followed by the Montreal World Film Festival in mid- to late August.

While spring can still be a bit nippy, September and early October are glorious times of year to visit Montreal. Average temperatures are in the mid-60s and 70s. You won’t get a reduced rate on your hotel room, but you will get to see the maples at the city’s largest green space, Parc du Mont-Royal, in their full fall-foliage regalia. Long-distance runners sprint through the city at the Montreal Marathon in late September.

Hotel rates are significantly reduced in winter, but you will pay in other ways. Montreal can be blustery cold come December—think 20 degrees and below. This could be the reason half the city’s in Jamaica come February. There is an underground network of walkways (the largest in the world), but eventually you have to go outside and face the music. The good news is, Montrealers love their hockey—head to the Bell Centre to catch the Montreal Canadians play.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Montreal?
For the latest flight information to Montreal, visit the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. Find out if there are any travel advice reports and if you’ll need to quarantine when you arrive.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all necessary information about COVID-19, flight changes and cancellations on our Customer Service Portal. Before you purchase your tickets, take a look at your chosen airline’s terms and conditions. This should answer any other questions you may have.
Which airlines fly to Montreal?
With 20 airlines to decide from, finding a flight that fits your travel dates and budget will be a breeze. Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL) is the main gateway to Montreal and where you’re likely to be disembarking. These leading international carriers will take you there:

  • Air Canada - 1,058 flights to Montreal per month
  • American Airlines - 198 flights to Montreal per month
  • Delta - 155 flights to Montreal per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Montreal?
Lock in a flight to St. Hubert Airport (YHU) and you’ll be taking in this exciting city soon enough. This airport is roughly 7 miles east of the center. But YHU isn’t your only choice. Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL) also services Montreal, so be sure to compare airfares to clinch the best deal.
How much is a flight to Montreal?
The cost for a round-trip flight to Montreal this week ranged from $167 to $244. If you were flying one-way from Fort Lauderdale (FLL), you could have landed tickets from just $96.
How to book the cheapest flight to Montreal?
Picking up cheap flights to Montreal is as simple as booking your ticket with Orbitz. But if you’d like to make sure you’re nabbing the best flight deals around, here are some suggestions your wallet will love:

  • Depending on your departure point, click on the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). Sometimes, other departure points will have more competitive fares.
  • Similarly, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option and you’ll see the fares on days around your selected departure. It’s possible to find cheaper flight deals if you’re flexible with your dates.
  • Hit ‘Show options’ to narrow down your search results. You can choose your preferred seating class and airline here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even specify whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • Once you’ve worked out your travel dates, don’t delay booking your flight. Fares normally climb as the departure date nears.
  • Make even more savings on your trip by bundling your hotel, flights and car rentals into one handy package. Your credit card will thank you.
  • Flying during the busy season means higher airfares. Try to plan your trip outside of popular periods, such as Easter, Thanksgiving and school breaks.

How long is a flight to Montreal?
Flight lengths can vary for lots of reasons, including the destination you take off from. If you’re trying to work out whether you’ll have enough time for a quick snooze on your way to Montreal, take a look at our list of popular domestic routes and flight times:

  • Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.) to Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL) - 1 hour and 18 minutes
  • Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City) to Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL) - 1 hour and 13 minutes
  • Halifax, NS (YHZ-Stanfield Intl.) to Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL) - 1 hour and 42 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Montreal?
Catch a bargain and book your tickets to Montreal in January. If you’ve missed this month, fear not. February and August often have low airfares available, too. Just be careful you don’t snooze on a sale though — cheap flights appear and vanish in an instant!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Montreal?
If you’re after low-cost airfares to Montreal, the best days of the week to make a booking are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. With Orbitz (and a bit of good timing!), a fabulous flight deal will be all yours.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Montreal?
Based on Orbitz data from 2020, Monday is usually the best day for cheap flights to Montreal. Tuesday also has budget-friendly airfares, while Saturday has the highest ticket prices. Although flying out at the weekend can be more convenient, you’ll have more cash in your pocket to play with if you take off at the start of the week.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Montreal?
To secure cheap flights to Montreal, you should pack your bags and take off in August. Orbitz data shows that generally, this is an excellent month to save loads on your fare. If you want to fly to Montreal during June, be aware that this is the most expensive time of year to travel.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Life changes, and your ticket should be able to do the same. That’s why Orbitz makes it a snap to search for flights with no change fees and free cancellation. Just enter your travel details and then choose “Filter by flexible change policies.” Now that’s peace of mind!
What do I need for the flight to Montreal?
From onboard activities to travel essentials like a pillow, there are some things a frequent flyer always takes with them. To make sure you’re prepared for your adventure, have a read through this handy list:

  • Ensure that you have your travel documents and identification. For overseas trips, you’ll need to bring your passport. When you book your seats, always use the same name, birth date and gender as written on your current ID.
  • Stock your carry-on bag with activities and snacks and watch time whiz by on your medium-haul flight. If you get the chance, jump on the airport’s Wi-Fi and save your favorite playlist or podcast to your phone ahead of your journey.
  • Airplane cabins can often get chilly. Even if you’re flying during the height of summer, make sure you bring some extra layers of clothing with you.

How many direct flights are there to Montreal?
Each month, there are 6 direct flights into Montreal. Pascan Aviation is one airline that operates nonstop services to this vibrant destination.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Montreal?
If you think a business or first-class airfare is beyond your grasp, think again. Here are just a few tips to help you book a premium flight to Montreal for a whole lot less:

  • Being flexible isn’t just for the gym. Have some room to move around your travel dates so you can pick up cheaper airfares when they pop up.
  • Look for a low-cost airline that has business-class seats. They often come with extra legroom and a glass of Champagne — and a more attractive price.
  • Take advantage of your airline’s rewards program and use points to upgrade your seat. Alternatively, you can try bidding for an upgrade in an online auction.

How to get into Montreal from the airport?
Get to central Montreal with a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL) car rental. Thrifty Car Rental and Enterprise are two well-known providers at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Intl. Airport (YUL). Toss your luggage in the trunk, head 9 miles to the east and you’ll hit the heart of the city in next to no time. Many travelers also take advantage of taxis or public transportation to head into town. From there, you can still rent a ride to see more of the region with one of our Montreal car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Montreal?
If you want to experience the unique vibe of Montreal in the tourist season, are the best months to visit. June 20 heralds the onset of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and is a perfect time to go if you enjoy being outside. During this time of the year, average daily temperatures normally range from 60undefined to 75undefined.
Travel tips for Montreal

  • Downtown Montreal is brimming with exciting attractions. Favorites like Notre Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph’s Oratory will keep your feet on the move and the sightseer in you happy.
  • Also check out the sights a quick drive from Montreal’s center. Set out for Montreal Biodome and Olympic Stadium and see another side of this outstanding destination.
  • Like to wander the streets of Monteregie’s other great cities? Book a car rental and drive to Granby or Farnham. With your own set of wheels, exploring those harder-to-find destinations will also be easy.

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