Montréal-Trudeau Airport

Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL)


One of the busiest airports in Canada, Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (usually shortened to Montréal-Trudeau) 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, friendly and helpful staff are always on hand.

Flights to Montréal-Trudeau 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.


The airport is located 12 miles (20km) west of Montreal.

Getting to the city

The 747 Express is an airport bus service, taking passengers into the centre of Montreal and to the major downtown hotels. A shuttle takes people from the airport to the train station, while there are also hotels shuttles and regional shuttles. Uber and taxi services are also available.


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


Tel: +1 514 633 3333

Car rental

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty are represented on site.

Airport Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available and can be found waiting outside the baggage reclaim area on the ground level. There are also Uber services available.


The Departures Level offers ATMs and bureaux de change, as well as duty-free and other shops. A variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes are available on both levels and wifi access is available from anywhere in the terminal. Business facilities are available in the VIP lounges. Disabled travellers are well catered for and passengers with special needs should contact their airline in advance.


Short-term parking is charged at C$6 for the first 20 minutes and C$37 per day; and indoor parking is available in HotelParc, charging C$8 for 20 minutes and C$39 per day. Long-term parking is cheapest in Econoparc at C$18-C$25 per day and C$120-C$150 per week, and the lot is connected to the terminal by a free shuttle service. Valet parking is also available; the reception area is next to the terminal.




Wifi is available in the terminal and is free for one hour.

Business Lounges

The currency exchange office on the departures level offers p=copying services, and there are internet kiosks located throughout the airport, as well as wifi access.

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