Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Guide (YUL)

Airport info
Code: YUL
975 Roméo-Vachon Boulevard North, Dorval, Québec, H4Y 1H1, Canada

Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is located 20km (12 miles) west of Montréal.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +1
+1 514 633 3333
Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport map

One of Canada’s busiest airports and the largest in Quebec, Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is located a short distance from central Montréal. Our Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport guide includes information on airport facilities, public transport options and local hotels.

Airport news

A new light rail transit service, the Train de l'Ouest, is being built at the airport, due to open by 2020.


Information desks are located on the arrivals and departures levels, open 24 hours. Courtesy telephones are situated throughout the airport, and self-service information points can also be found in various parts of the terminal building.

Driving directions

Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is situated off the east-west Highway 20, but can also be reached from Montréal directly along the Côte-de-Liesse Highway 520, via Autoroutes 720 and 15.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: A free minibus service links the airport with Dorval station, 2km (1.2 miles) away. From here, VIA Rail (tel: +1 888 842 7245; operates services along the Ottawa-Montréal, Québec City-Montréal and Toronto-Montréal routes.

Public transport road

Bus: Société de Transport de Montréal (tel: +1 514 786 4636; runs a 24-hour express service (bus 747) between Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and central Montreal (journey time: 35 minutes). Tickets can be purchased at the ICE currency exchange counter in International Arrivals. In addition, STM bus 204 operates between the airport and the Dorval transport terminus (journey time: 10 minutes).

Shuttle: Shuttle services are available to destinations further afield, including Quebec City, Ottawa, and all across Canada, from Orléans Express (tel: +1 800 999 3977;, Greyhound (tel: +1 800 661 8747; and Aeroshuttle (tel: +1 855 628 3883;

Taxi: Taxis and limousines (tel: +1 514 394 7377) are readily available outside the terminal, on the arrivals level.

Terminal facilities


ATMs and bureaux de change are positioned throughout the terminal, including one that dispenses Euros and another US dollars.


Free wireless internet access is available throughout Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, and access is also offered at several internet kiosks. Public telephones can be found at various points and postboxes are also available in the terminal - stamps can be purchased from Maison de la Presse newsstands.


A good range of bars, restaurants and cafés is available in the main departure and arrival halls, while there are also options near the gates. These include well-known international coffee and fast-food chains, as well as local bars and eateries.


Duty-free outlets and specialist shops can be found on the departures level and in the departure concourses. Among the options are retailers selling gifts and souvenirs, confectioners and electronics shops. Newsagents are located in all areas of the terminal.


There are no left-luggage lockers at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, but a cloakroom (tel: +1 514 633 2076) is located in the arrivals area. The lost and found office (tel: +1 514 633 2076) is also located in this part of the terminal. If an item has been lost on the airplane, the airline in question should be contacted. Luggage trolleys are available free of charge and porters (tel: +1 514 212 4944) are also on hand to assist.


Other facilities at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport include a multifaith prayer room, video games for children, baby feeding rooms and shoeshine booths. The airport patrol staff are trained in first aid and can be reached by pressing the emergency button on all public phones in the terminal.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There are no conference facilities within the airport terminal, although there are VIP lounges equipped with fax machines and computers, including the TD First Class Lounge in the international departures area.

Extensive meeting and events facilities are available at the Marriott Montreal Airport (tel: +1 514 636 6700;, which is attached to the US Departures section of the terminal, and at a number of other nearby hotels.

Disabled facilities

Lifts connect all levels of the airport and wheelchairs are available for hire. Text telephones for the hearing-impaired are available throughout the terminal. Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline in advance.

Parking for disabled travellers is provided in the short-term parking lots. Disabled drivers who require long-term parking can park in the Multi-Level parking area at economy rates (although the full price must be paid upon exiting, whereupon the driver will then be reimbursed the difference). Please note: The shuttle bus from the EconoParc area is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Car parking

There are short- and long-term parking facilities at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. The AeroParc and EconoParc areas offer long-term rates, both with free 24-hr shuttles, around 14-16 minute journey time. There are also three car parks within a short walk from the terminal: ValetParc right in front (tel: +1 514 633 3440); Short-term, about 3-4 minutes walk; and Multi-Level parking, some 5-6 minutes walk. Additionally, HotelPark houses 250 heated spaces beneath the Marriott Hotel.

Car rental

Car hire providers Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty have offices on the ground level of the ExpressPark multistorey car park.


One hotel is attached to the US Departures section of the terminal, while other accommodation options can be found near Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport – many of these offer shuttle services to and from the terminal.

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Marriott Montreal Airport

+1 514 636 6700.

Adjoined to the terminal, the 279-room Marriott Montréal Airport is the most luxurious hotel in the area. Among its many facilities is a fitness centre, indoor pool, a range of conference facilities and on-site restaurant and bar.

800 Place Leigh Capreol, Dorval, H4Y 0A4, Quebec, Canada

Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire

+1 514 697 7110.

This imposing hotel features on-site dining, free internet access and a range of fitness and conferencing facilities. As with most other hotels in the area, a shuttle bus service links to the airport, which is just a few minutes' drive away.

6700 Trans Canada Highway, Pointe-Claire, H9R 1C2, Quebec, Canada

Holiday Inn Express Montreal Airport

+1 514 422 8080.

A five-minute drive or shuttle bus journey from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, the Holiday Inn Express Montréal Airport has an on-site business centre, parking, indoor pool and fitness facilities.

10888 Côte-de-Liesse, Montreal, H8T 1A6, Quebec, Canada

Best Western Plus Montreal Airport Hotel

+1 514 903 1895

This recently opened downtown Best Western Plus Montréal Hotel lies in the heart of the city’s arty Quartier des Spectacles, ideally located for nearby restaurants and entertainment options. Hotel facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, 24 hour Business centre and self-service breakfast.

161 Rue Sainte-Catherine E, Montréal, H2X 1KB, Quebec, Canada

Sheraton Montreal Airport

+1 514 631 2411.

Relax in the swimming pool or spa, have a bite to eat at the Eclipse restaurant and bar, or get down to business in a range of meeting rooms at the Sheraton Montréal Airport. This mid-range hotel is a short drive or complimentary shuttle ride from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.

555 Boulevard McMillan, Dorval, H9P 1B7, Quebec, Canada

Quality Inn and Suites P.E Trudeau Airport

+1 514 631 4537.

A good option for those on a budget who are looking for a place to stay minutes from the airport, the Quality Inn and Suites P.E Trudeau Airport is linked to the terminal by a free shuttle bus. Guests here can make use of the hotel’s parking facilities, complementary breakfast, meeting space and on-site restaurant.

1010 Chemin Herron Road, Montreal, H9S 1B3, Quebec, Canada

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