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Montreal-Trudeau Airport

General information

Montreal-Trudeau Airport is the airport of the Canadian city of Montreal. The airport is named after the former politician Pierre Elliott Trudeau who was born in Montreal in 1919. The airport is the third busiest airport in the country, Toronto Pearson Airport and Vancouver Airport are the biggest airports in Canada. A large of the flights are operated by Air Canada and Air Transat. Montreal-Trudeau Airport is the largest airport in the autonomous region of Quebec, French is the province’s only official language.


Where is Montreal-Trudeau airport situated?

Montreal-Trudeau Airport is located southwest of the city in the suburb of Dorval, the airport is easily accessible by car. From the airport, it is a 2-hour drive to Ottawa (Ontario), the capital of Canada, and a 3-hour drive to Quebec, the capital of Quebec.

How many terminals does Montreal-Trudeau Airport have?

The airport has a terminal with two floors and three concourses. The airport is divided into three zones for everyone’s convenience, via checkpoint A you can enter the zone for flights to Canada and the zone for international flights, via checkpoint C you enter the zone for flights to the United States. The zone for flights to Canada has a satellite terminal called Aéroquai which is accessible via a tunnel.

Airport Map



The distance from Montreal-Trudeau Airport to the centre of Montreal is 20 kilometres. By car, it takes 30 minutes to get to the centre of Montreal.

From YUL Airport to Montreal City centre by Car
20 km
30 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Montreal-Trudeau Airport by public transport. Visit the Montreal-Trudeau Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Montreal-Trudeau Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Montreal is about CA$ 41.-. Book your taxi at Montreal-Trudeau Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From YUL Airport to Montreal City centre by Taxi
20 km
30 min
CA$ 41.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Montreal-Trudeau Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Montreal-Trudeau Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Montreal-Trudeau Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Montreal-Trudeau Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Montreal-Trudeau Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Montreal-Trudeau Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Montreal-Trudeau Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Air Canada
  • Air Transat
  • WestJet
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Montreal-Trudeau Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Marriott Montreal Airport In-Terminal Hotel, Dorval

This hotel is connected to Montreal International Airport. Located 20 km from downtown Montreal, it offers guests an on-site restaurant, an indoor pool with a hot tub and free Wi-Fi in public areas.


Sheraton Montreal Airport Hotel, Dorval

Conveniently located less than one mile from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, this hotel in Dorval is nestled on 2 acres of landscaped gardens. Enjoy 2 gourmet restaurants at Sheraton Montreal Airport Hotel.

Hotels in Montreal

Looking for the best hotels in Montreal? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hôtel Birks Montréal, Montréal

Located in Downtown Montreal, Hôtel Birks offers a street level terrace for the Restaurant Henri Brasserie Française. The property is set 300 metres from Eaton Centre Montreal and 400 metres from Museum of Contemporary Art.


AC Hotel by Marriott Montreal Downtown, Montréal

Set in Downtown Montréal, half way between the Quartier des spectacles and Old Montreal, AC Hotel by Marriott Montreal Downtown provides concierge services, a fitness centre, free WiFi throughout the property and a bar.


Quality Inn Centre-Ville, Montréal

Located just steps away from the Latin Quarter neighbourhood, this downtown Montreal hotel offers cozy accommodations, and is an ideal location for exploring the surrounding area by foot or public transportation.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Montreal-Trudeau Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Montreal: La Grande Roue de Montréal Entry Ticket

Enjoy unbeatable views from 60-meters high, four seasons a year, on Canada’s largest observation wheel. Choose to upgrade to a private gondola or beat the crowd with the early bird option.


From Montreal: Quebec City and Montmorency Falls Day Trip

Discover the magic of Quebec City on a guided day trip by bus from Montreal. Be charmed by narrow streets, steep hills and historic treasures, and see a waterfall 1.5 times bigger than Niagara.

Tour & transport

Montreal: 3.5-Hour Guided Bus Tour

Soak up Montreal's cultural atmosphere as your bus drives through the city. See over 200 sites and enjoy incredible views as you explore Mont Royal Park, Place Ville Marie shopping mall, Chinatown and Old Montreal.


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