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Airports in Montreal

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

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

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