Access to Montréal
Montréal-Trudeau International Airport: Accessible and Efficient
Located just 20 minutes from downtown, Montréal’s airport is both accessible and efficient. Offering 24/7 service, it is a world leader in new check-in technology, which minimizes pre-boarding wait times and expedites baggage processing. The airport’s modern facilities feature a broad choice of shops and restaurants, and its efficient design keeps walking distances to a minimum within the terminal, making the overall travel experience as easy as possible. A truly international hub, Montréal-Trudeau is served by more than 30 airlines travelling to some 138 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean and North America. In order to accommodate projected growth, intensive expansion plans are already underway. Work was recently completed on new international gates and various shops and restaurants.
Why you should choose Montréal-Trudeau for your passengers:
- Broad network of American and international connections, including new direct service to Denver, Houston and Beijing
- Modern infrastructures
- State-of-the-art check-in technologies
- Free Wi-Fi
- Less than 20 minutes from downtown
- Highest standards of operational efficiency and traffic fluidity
To get to the airport or to the cruise terminal, you can take one or more of the following modes of transport:
If your cruise begins or ends in Montréal or Québec City, there are several different ways to get to the Montréal Cruise Terminal or your hotel for your pre- or post-cruise stay.
The train station is located downtown and connects directly to the Bonaventure metro (subway) station. From there, you can take a taxi to the Cruise Terminal.
VIA Rail offers several daily trips from Québec City to downtown Montréal or to Montréal-Trudeau Airport, in Economy or Business Class with Wi-Fi service available on board. The trip takes about 3 hours.
Amtrak provides service to Montréal from the American East Coast, including New York and Boston.
The Orleans bus terminal is located in the Quartier Latin neighbourhood near Berri-UQAM metro (subway) station. From there, you can take a taxi to your downtown hotel or the Cruise Terminal.
The The Orléans Express bus offers departures every hour from downtown Montréal to Québec City (3 hours), and every two or three hours from downtown to Montréal-Trudeau Airport.
Many major car rental companies operate in Montréal, with rentals available from the airport, downtown or near the Cruise Terminal.
Here are some of the rental companies located with a few minutes’ drive from the Cruise Terminal:
- Avis: Getting there from the Cruise Terminal
- Alamo: Getting there from the Cruise Terminal
- Discount: Getting there from the Cruise Terminal
- Hertz: Getting there from the Cruise Terminal
- Thrifty: Getting there from the Cruise Terminal
PRIVATE CAR SERVICE
Several companies offer private car service with a driver or driver/guide. Ask your travel agent about these services or contact one of the following companies:
The fixed fare to downtown or the Cruise Terminal is $40 per trip. Getting there takes about 25 minutes from the airport.
The fixed fare to the Auxiliary Cruise Terminal at berths 34-35 east of the Jacques-Cartier Bridge is $53 per trip. Getting there takes about 30 minutes from the airport.
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In Montréal, the fixed fee runs from $55 to $60 per trip. The trip from the airport to downtown or the Cruise Terminal takes about 25 minutes.
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A shuttle service is available from Montréal-Trudeau International Airport to downtown.
Operated by the STM, this shuttle is called Bus 747. It costs $10 per person. The trip takes 40 to 60 minutes.