Cheap Flights from New York to Montreal (NYC - YMQ)

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Flight information New York to Montreal

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Average flight time, total distance 321 miles

1h 20min

Most popular airline last month

Air Canada

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Montreal St Hubert and Montreal Mirabel

3 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 3 airports in Montreal: Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Montreal St Hubert and Montreal Mirabel.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from New York to Montreal is £139. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
1h 20min is the average flight time from New York to Montreal.
There are 12 airlines who fly direct from New York to Montreal.
As of December, there are 193 flights per week flying from New York to Montreal.

This information is correct as of April 2016

Airlines that fly from New York to Montreal

American Eagle and Delta Connection fly direct to Montreal-Trudeau Airport from JFK International Airport. Air Canada, Air Canada Express, American Eagle and Delta Connection all fly direct to Montreal-Trudeau from La Guardia Airport. There are also flights to Montreal from Newark-Liberty Airport, operated by Air Canada Express and United Express.

Terminal Information – Departing

This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

From JFK: American Eagle fly from terminal 8, while Delta Connection fly from terminals 2 and 4.

From La Guardia: Air Canada and Air Canada Express both fly from Terminal B. American Eagle flights depart from terminals B and C, while Delta Connection depart from C and D.

From Newark-Liberty: Air Canada Express flights depart from Terminal A, while United Express flights leave from terminals A and C.

Terminal Information – Arriving

Montreal-Trudeau airport is just over 12 miles from the city centre. Despite this, it can take up to an hour to reach the city centre if your flight arrives during rush hour. Taxis are available from outside the departures hall: there's a fixed rate of CAD $40* (just under £22) to downtown Montreal. Public transport is also available, with the STM Airport Express 747 a popular option. Tickets cost CAD $10* (about £5.50) and this includes 24 hours usage on the STM public transport network. Three-day passes and weekend passes are also available from the ticket machines. Car hire is available from global agencies Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.

Practical Information

We recommend arriving at the airport at least two hours before your flight is scheduled to depart. You need a valid passport to fly between New York and Montreal.  US citizens don't need a visa or an electronic travel authorisation (eTA) to visit Canada. British citizens don't need a visa for short stays, but will need to apply for an eTA. You will need a visa if you're planning to work or study in Canada: if in doubt, speak to the embassy. You may be asked to prove that you have enough funds to support yourself for the duration of your stay (even if you're crashing with friends or family). Bring a print-out of your bank statement, just in case.

What to expect in Montreal

There's no time difference between Montreal and New York. The local currency is the Canadian dollar ($) and the main language spoken is French. The majority of citizens (56%) are bilingual and can also speak English. The climate in Montreal is a lot cooler than New York. The winters are bitterly cold, with average temperatures of -6°C to -9°C from December to February. The average temperature during the height of summer (July and August) is 21°C.

*Prices subject to change

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.