Cheap Flights from Chicago to Montreal in 2019

Flight information Chicago to Montreal

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 1225 kilometers

2h 1min

Most popular airline last month

Air Canada

Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Montreal St Hubert and Montreal Mirabel

3 airports

Explore Montreal

Montreal Hotels

Hotel Le St-James


Hotel St. Paul




Flight Information

Air Canada, WestJet, American Airlines, and United have direct flights from Chicago to Montreal. All other flights to Montreal from Chicago make one stop, most commonly at Toronto Pearson International Airport or Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Terminal Information for Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the sixth-busiest airport in the world by number of passengers. Security lines to clear TSA can sometimes take as long as two hours, so O'Hare International Airport recommends that passengers arrive at the airport at least three hours ahead of their flight. The airport periodically tweets updates about the length of TSA security lines.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport offers travellers many transportation options to the airport, including taxis, limousines, shuttles, buses, rental cars, and trains.

Terminal Information for Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Passengers who would like to pick up some duty-free items at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport will find the duty-free store in the international terminal at gate 63. Passengers can drop by to browse or pre-order duty-free items online and pick them up upon arrival at the airport.

Also at gate 63 is the new Desjardins Odyssey Lounge. The lounge is open to any traveller, and reservations can be made in advance but aren't required. The lounge offers free snacks and refreshments, wine and beer, international newspapers, free Wi-Fi, and a children's corner with toys and books. The lounge has about 160 seats. 

What You Need to Know

For passengers on flights to Montreal from Chicago, it's important to have a valid passport. Both American and Canadian citizens are required to show a valid, non-expired passport at the border. Passports must also be valid for the entire duration of the travellers' time abroad. 

There is a one-hour time difference between Chicago and Montreal. Passengers should be sure to reset their watches one hour forward on Chicago to Montreal flights.

What to Expect in Montreal

After arriving in Montreal, travellers can take either a taxi or a bus into downtown Montreal. The 747 bus system runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Travel time on the bus is between 45 and 60 minutes, depending on traffic. The CA$10 ticket is valid for 24 hours. A taxi from the airport into downtown will cost CA$40.

Visitors to Montreal should be sure to check out the Jean-Talon Market. As one of the largest outdoor markets in North America, visitors are sure to be pleased by the fresh produce, pastries, and other delicacies for sale. 

If visitors are travelling in Montreal during the winter, the Underground City is a great place to escape the cold. The Underground City is a network of underground tunnels and hallways that connect the office buildings, hotels, museums, performance halls, and universities of Montreal's central business district. The underground passageways are lined with shops and restaurants, so there's plenty to do when escaping the cold. 

If the weather is pleasant in Montreal, a stroll through Vieux-Montréal, or Old Montreal, is a good way to enjoy the sites. There's a popular shopping area and lots of historic buildings to please visitors in Vieux-Montréal. 

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