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Airports in Quebec

Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)

Overview

One of the busiest airports in Canada, Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (usually shortened to Montréal Trudeau International Airport) serves the greater Montreal area, including northern Vermont and New York State, from its location about 12 miles (20km) from central Montreal.

Serving nearly 13 million passengers each year, Montréal Trudeau International Airport is a modern facility with plenty of shops and restaurants, and other facilities to make the transition into Canada a smooth one. Unfortunately, the airport has a reputation for long queues and disorganised customs and security screening, however the friendly and helpful staff is always on hand.

Flights to Montréal Trudeau International Airport come in from all around the world, including international hubs like New York, Amsterdam, Cancun, Doha, Mexico City, Paris, Chicago, Lisbon, Panama City, Dallas, London, Rome and Barbados.

Location

The airport is located 15 miles (24km) west of Montreal.

Getting to the city

There is an airport shuttle bus service into the centre of Montreal and to the major downtown hotels. The shuttle bus also transfers passengers between Montréal-Mirabel and Montréal-Trudeau airports, taking about 45 minutes. Taxis are also readily available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 (514) 394 7377.

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Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB)

Location

The airport is located seven miles (11km) southwest of Quebec City.

Getting to the city

The Réseau du Transport de la Capitale (RTC) offers bus service along Route 78 from the airport to Les Saules bus terminal, operating Monday to Friday between 6:52am and 5:33pm. Tickets are C$3 and exact change is required.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

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Montreal Trudeau Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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