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Flights to Montreal

flights to montreal

Book your flights to Montréal with Canadian Affair and you can fly direct from both London Gatwick and Glasgow! Find great low-cost flights to Montreal with no stop overs and a comfortable flight experience. Montréal is the perfect city to fly to in order to experience French Canada’s charm.

Best time to fly to Montréal

In summer Montréal is perfect for al fresco dining and exploring Mont Royal. In winter the romantic cobbled streets are wonderfully festive - reminiscent of old Europe. Montréal city boasts some of the best culture and dining experiences in Quebec.

Our partner, Air Transat operates flights to Montréal up to 3 times a week during the summer on a Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday. Prices start from £319 per person return, including taxes & charges.

The Gatwick to Montréal service offers onward connections to Toronto & Quebec City. Flights to Montréal are also available on a connecting service via Toronto.


Montréal Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport facilities

When you fly to Montréal-Trudeau airport you’ll find some great facilities to make your journey even better. If you require any extra assistance then please let us know and we will help to arrange it for you.

Airport services include:

- Porter services

- Wheelchair assistance

- Free Wi-Fi

- Children’s play areas in most boarding lounges

- Free digital books

- Free luggage trolleys


Travelling to and from the airport

Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is located just 12 miles from downtown Montréal, which makes it easy to travel from the airport to your accommodation in the city. Transport options include the 747 bus line or public bus services into the city or you have the option to take a taxi or rent a car from the airport.

Car hire – There are a number of car rental companies available from Montréal including Alamo, Avis, Hertz and National.

Taxis & limos – Available from Arrivals, licensed taxis and limos offers fixed fares to downtown Montréal - $40 for a taxi and $55-60 for a limousine.

Bus 747 Express – This service runs 24/7 between Montréal-Trudeau airport and the central bus station. Fares are a flat $10 and the journey takes 45-60 mins depending on traffic.

Intercity Trains – VIA rail provide a shuttle service from the airport to their station in Dorval if you are continuing your journey by train.

Regional Shuttles – Coach services like Orleans Express and Greyhound provide affordable transport to cities including Ottawa, Québec City and Gatineau.

Hotel Shuttles – Many Montréal hotels provide a complimentary shuttle service from the airport.


London Gatwick to Montréal

Flights from London Gatwick to Montréal - statistics and aircraft

Origin:  LGW – London Gatwick

Destination:  YUL - Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Distance:  5,243km

Flight length:  7h 25m

Aircraft operating this route:  Air Transat Airbus A310 and Airbus A330


Flights from London Gatwick in the UK to Montréal, Canada operate up to three times a week during the summer on a Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Prices start from £319pp return, including taxes and charges.


As London’s second largest international airport, Gatwick Airport is well-equipped with modern facilities to ensure a smooth and comfortable journey. Located just 28 miles from Central London, a strong road and public transport network make it easy to reach via car, rail, coach, bus or taxi.


Glasgow to Montréal

Flights from Glasgow to Montréal - statistics and aircraft

Origin: GLA - Glasgow

Destination: YUL - Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Distance: 4,796km

Flight length: 7h

Aircraft operating this route: Air Transat Airbus A310 and Airbus A330


Located to the west of Glasgow city centre, Glasgow Airport is easy to reach by car via the M74 or M80 and has a number of car parks if you are driving. The airport is also easy to reach by public transport, thanks to the First 500 Glasgow shuttle which runs every ten minutes and the buses that operate routes across the city.


How much do things cost in Montréal?

Prices in Montréal are similar to other large cities. There are wining, dining and shopping options to suit all budgets and don’t forget to sample the local dish, poutine! See below for some approximate average prices:


Exchange rate approx: $1.00 = £0.58


Taxi from airport to city centre


Public bus from airport to city centre


3km taxi ride in Montréal


Metro or bus ride in Montréal


Meal, inexpensive restaurant


Meal for 2, mid-range restaurant, three-course


Combo meal in a fast food restaurant


Domestic beer (0.5 litre draught)


Cappuccino (regular)


Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle)


Water (0.33 litre bottle)



Montréal weather

Montréal has warm, humid summers and very cold winters. Montréal receives a lot of deep snowfall in the colder months. Winters aren’t as sunny as in prairie cities like Calgary, but summer usually enjoys a good amount of warm, sunny days. August tends to be the rainiest time of year, and July is the warmest.

See below for yearly average high temperatures in Montréal:

Average temperature in Montreal, Canada


Montréal insider information

Take inspiration from the experts when you fly to Montréal, with some of the best things to see and do in the area:

-  a class="standard" href="/blog/2016/04/04/why-you-need-to-visit-montreals-underground-city/">Why you need to visit Montreal's Underground City

The best of Canada's summer festivals

Highland fever in Montreal

Montreal's Old Port

Montreal Just for Laughs festival




2018 flights

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