Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Montreal in 2019

Flight information Vancouver to Montreal

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 3680 kilometers

4h 31min

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




Flights From Vancouver to Montreal

Airline Flight Frequency Best One-Way Flight Price
Air Canada 5 Flights Per Day $322
Air Transat 1 Flight Per Day $221

Vancouver to Montreal Flight Information

Montreal is the second-largest city in Canada with a metropolitan population of almost 4.1 million people. As the former capital of the Province of Canada, Montreal is a popular travel destination for jetsetters in search of history, culture and food.

The total distance from Vancouver to Montreal is 3680 kilometres while the best way to travel between the two Canadian cities is by plane. Direct flights operate up six times each day, with an average Vancouver to Montreal flight time of four hours and 40 minutes. The best months to find cheap flights from Vancouver (YVR) to Montreal (YUL) are January through to April when round trips can cost as little as $340.

Direct Flights from Vancouver to Montreal

Air Canada and Air Transat both offer cheap direct flights from Vancouver to Montreal. Air Canada offers the most direct flights each day with five services throughout the day, while the Air Transat flight to Montreal from Vancouver departs at 10am each day.

All direct flights from Vancouver to Montreal depart from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and arrive at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL). WestJet offers indirect Vancouver to Montreal flights, usually with a short layover at either Calgary International Airport, Edmonton International Airport, or Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Vancouver to Montreal Airport Information

Vancouver International Airport is the second-busiest airport in Canada, providing flexibility in both scheduling and convenience for travellers. Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport is one of the eight main entrances to the country and the busiest airport in the Quebec province.

Departing from Vancouver International Airport

More than 24 million passengers passed through the gates of Vancouver International Airport in 2017, so you can be sure the airport has great transport links. Metered taxis can take tourists straight from their accommodation door to the terminal, while those who prefer public transport can catch the Canada Line rapid transit rail train from downtown Vancouver to YVR Airport station in less than 30 minutes.

Vancouver International Airport is home to two terminals, the Main Terminal and the South Terminal. Flights to Montreal (YUL) from Vancouver (YVR) depart from the Domestic Terminal — located within the Main Terminal. Hungry jetsetters will find a range of fast outlets — everything from fast food retailers to sit-down restaurants. Passengers looking to unwind before takeoff can purchase access to the Plaza Premium Lounge and enjoy facilities such as showers, nap rooms, and complimentary Wi-Fi, along a selection of drinks, alcoholic beverages and hot food.

Arriving at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Travellers can easily make the 20 kilometre journey from YUL Airport to the heart of Montreal. The half-hour taxi ride from Montréal-Trudeau Airport to downtown Montreal is a fixed fare of $42. Those travelling on a budget can take the 24-hour 747 bus service from Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport to downtown Montreal for $10. The bus journey can take up to 75 minutes and includes unlimited travel on bus and metro services for the next 24 hours.

Alternative Vancouver to Montreal Transport Options

Visitors looking to see more of Canada can also choose to travel from Vancouver to Montreal by train or bus. Via Rail offers The Canadian, one of the most iconic train journeys in the world, takes passengers from Vancouver to Toronto — and onwards to Montreal on a connecting train — for as little as $346 over four days.

Greyhound offers a 72-hour bus service from Vancouver to Montreal with prices starting from $215. For travellers interested in self-driving, the ultimate Canadian cross-country drive from Vancouver to Montreal covers 4600 kilometres, four time zones, and takes approximately 46 hours.

Montreal Information

Montreal is three hours ahead of Vancouver so tourists should adjust their watches an hour before landing for a smoother adjustment to their new time zone. While it’s the world’s largest Francophile city outside Paris, visitors should have no problem getting by as most locals also speak English. Montreal known for its warm humid summers with the average temperature of 26 to 27 °C, and its snowy and atmospheric winters in which the temperature can drop as low as -12°C.

Things To Do in Montreal

Montreal is one of the Canada’s oldest cities with plenty to do and see. It’s comprehensive public transport system consists of buses and metro trains, with single trip adult fares of $3.25, while children ride free. Daily, 3-Day and Weekly passes are great value for visitors looking to make the most of public transport to see the city’s sights.

The neighbourhood of Old Montreal was originally founded by French settlers in 1642 and is famous for its winding cobblestone streets and early colonial architecture. One of the Montreal’s most popular landmarks is the 17th-century Notre Dame of Montreal Basilica which costs $14 to enter and includes a 20-minute tour.

Other top sights include Mont Royal, a sprawling public park located on a small mountain in downtown Montreal with stunning views of the city below. Tourists should also stop by Jean-Talon Market for fresh local produce and food stalls boasting multicultural flavours.

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