Montreal airports consist of Dorval’s Pierre Eliot Trudeau International Airport , which remains the busiest airport serving Montreal and Mirabel International Airport. Formerly known as Dorval Airport, Pierre Eliot Trudeau International Airport is on the west side of Montreal and is approximately half an hour from downtown Montreal. Trudeau International Airport has recently been renovated and currently handles most International flights to and from Montreal. The second airport is Mirabel International Airport and it located much further out in the Laurentian’s region, right off of Highway 15 which happens to be the Laurentian Autoroute. Mirabel Airport is rarely used after the renovations to Pierre Eliot Trudeau International Airport.
Travelling to Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
If you are leaving from downtown Montreal, you can expect to pay around 25$, Canadian to travel to Trudeau International Airport. If you are traveling to Mirabel, the fare more than doubles at about $60, Canadian. However, most local taxi companies have a fixed rate for commuting between downtown and Trudeau International Airport. If you happen to be staying with a major hotel, many of these hotels tend to offer shuttle services directly to Trudeau International Airport. Pierre Eliot Trudeau International Airport’s IATA code is YUL, its ICAO code is CYUL.
L’Aérobus Shuttle Service.
L’Aérobus shuttles provide shuttle services between the two major airports and downtown Montreal. L’Aérobus also provides shuttle services between both airports, if case you need to make a flight connection. L’Aérobus is also less costly than taking a taxi or a limo. There is a bus every 25 minutes so the wait time for these buses is quite short.
Map of Montreal’s Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Trudeau International Airport is located at:
975 Romeo-Vachon North
Dorval, Québec, Canada, H4Y 1H1
Telephone: 514-633-3105 (Information, Reservation)
The Montreal airports website provides information on parking, car rentals, shuttles, limousine services, departure/arrivals and much more. You can view General maps of Trudeau International Airport here.
Major Airline Carriers at Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport
Although the largest airline carrier at Trudeau International Airport remains Air Canada , there are other national and international flight carriers that stop off in Montreal. Below is a list of some of these providers. For a more complete list, along with schedules, please visit the Montreal airports website.
|Airlines – National and Regional|
|Air Canada – Canada’s National and International Airlines|
|Jazz – National and International|
|Sky Services – Regional and National|
|West Jet – Regional and National Discount|
|CanJet – Discount Carrier|