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New York to Montreal flights

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Departure Wed, 09 Dec Return Sat, 12 Dec
NYC New York
YMQ Montreal
return from £238
Departure Sat, 26 Dec Return Wed, 30 Dec
NYC New York
YMQ Montreal
return from £164
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.74 CAD
British Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar
1 CAD = 0.58 GBP
Last checked on 04 December 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
20%

Trains are 20% more expensive in Montreal than in New York.

New York
£1.69
Montreal
£2.02
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
62%

A meal in Montreal is 62% cheaper than a meal in New York.

New York
£22.55
Montreal
£8.68
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
55%

A taxi fare in Montreal is 55% cheaper than in New York.

New York
£4.51
Montreal
£2.02
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
42%

Coffee in Montreal is 42% cheaper than in New York.

New York
£3.85
Montreal
£2.25
New York airports
  • ( John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Montreal airports
  • ( P Trudeau International (YUL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Saint Hubert (YHU)
    How far from city centre: 45 miles
  • ( Mirabel (YMX)
    How far from city centre: 21 miles
K Distance: 331 miles

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Useful information for the flight from New York to Montreal

How long is the flight from New York to Montreal?

The duration of a direct flight between New York and Montreal is between one hour and 20 minutes, and just under two hours. The flight path has a distance of 331 miles.

What documentation do I need to fly to Montreal from New York?

EU residents flying to Canada will need to carry a valid passport. British residents entering Canada will need to apply for an electronic travel authorisation (eTA), which can be obtained from the official Canadian government website. US citizens only require a passport, passport card, or NEXUS card to enter Canada.

Is there a time change from New York to Montreal?

New York and Montreal are both on Eastern Standard Time.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Montreal?

Montreal is a multicultural city whose residents love being active both outdoors and indoors. Montreal is set up for sightseeing, with its neighbourhoods made for great walking trips. Take some comfortable shoes so you can traverse the city on foot. Don't forget plenty of warm, heavier clothing if you're visiting during Montreal's cold winters.

Which airlines fly from New York to Montreal?

Several airlines offer cheap flights between New York and Montreal, including:

  • Air Canada, Canada’s flag carrier and largest airline.
  • Delta Airlines, one of the USA’s major airlines.
  • United Airlines, another major airline based in the USA.
  • Westjet, a low-cost Canadian airline.

How to find cheap flights from New York to Montreal

The best way to find cheap tickets on flights from New York to Montreal, and domestic flights onward once in Montreal, is to use Opodo’s user-friendly search engine. Simply filter your preferences by date, airline, and schedule, and Opodo will present you with a selection of departures in seconds. If you’re looking for cheap deals, scroll to the bottom for a choice of last-minute deals on airfares for your holidays.

When are the best times to fly from New York to Montreal?

  • The period from June to August has the best months to visit Montreal. The weather is at its best, and summer brings plenty of outdoor festivities such as the Montreal Cirque Festival, the Osheaga Music Festival, and the Montreal Jazz Festival.
  • September is a great time to take city breaks in Montreal: warm temperatures linger, and the maple trees begin to burst into their autumn colours.
  • The cheapest time to go to Montreal is during the winter months, from December to February. Hotels and attractions offer discount rates at this time, and you can enjoy popular winter sports including ice skating or cross-country skiing.

Airports in New York

New York has three airports with flights to Montreal: John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, and La Guardia Airport.

Useful information about John F. Kennedy International Airport

John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport is situated 14 miles from Manhattan.

How to get to the airport:

  • By subway: E and A subway trains to Jamaica or Howard Beach stations, then transfer to airport’s free AirTrain to terminal, running every 4-10 minutes.
  • By taxi: 60-90 minutes from Manhattan.

Useful information about Newark Liberty International Airport

Newark Liberty International Airport is situated 11 miles away from Manhattan.

How to get to the airport:

  • By airport shuttle: 18 minutes from midtown Manhattan.
  • By train: NJ Transit, 30 to 40 minutes, up to six trains per hour, transfer to AirTrain for connection to terminal.
  • By bus: NJ Transit Express Bus, 35 minutes, departs every 20 minutes.
  • By taxi: 18 minutes.

Useful information about La Guardia Airport

La Guardia is located in Queens, 5 miles from Manhattan.

How to get to the airport:

  • By taxi: 20-30 minutes.
  • By bus: M60 from Manhattan and Q70 from Queens, 24 hours a day.
  • By shuttle: various services, including Super Shuttle and NYC Airporter.

Airports in Montreal

Montreal's international flights are served by Montreal—Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport.

Useful information about Montreal—Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport

Montreal—Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport is located in Dorval, 12 miles west of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to Montreal:

  • By bus: 747 Express, 45 to 60 minutes, runs 24/7.
  • By taxi: about 30 minutes.

What to do and visit in Montreal

  • Discover Old Montreal's 18th-century cobbled streets and impressive historic architecture.
  • Don’t miss the stunning Notre-Dame Basilica.
  • Enjoy the shopping and café culture on Saint-Denis Street.
  • Feel the student-fuelled buzz of the Latin Quarter.
  • Sample a plateful of poutine, Montreal’s favourite dish of chips, cheese curds, and gravy.
  • Eat authentic Chinese food in Chinatown.
  • Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, the McCord Museum, and the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
  • Visit in June or July to groove to the Montreal International Jazz Festival.
  • Take a stroll–or a cross country ski–around Parc du Mont-Royal.
  • Shop for seasonal fruits and vegetables at Little Italy’s Jean-Talon Market.
  • Take a cruise from the Old Port, or skate on the ice rink here in winter.

Frequent asked questions about flights from New York to Montreal

😷 Is it safe to travel from New York to Montreal during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Canada may apply when travelling from New York. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from New York to Montreal at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from New York to Montreal is 164£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Montreal expensive to visit compared to New York?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Montreal costs an average of 2.05 GBP, 56% cheaper than New York, with a fare of 4.62 GBP, while train tickets costs 18% more in Montreal: 2.05 GBP against 1.73 GBP in New York. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.78 GBP in Montreal, 62% less than the 23.12 GBP in New York. The price of the coffee is around 42% cheaper in Montreal, with an average of 2.29 GBP, while in New York the coffee costs 3.95 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from New York to Montreal?
The most popular months to book a trip from New York to Montreal are July, June and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from New York to Montreal?
The best time of the year to go to Montreal when flying from New York depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Montreal from New York in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route New York -  Montreal.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from New York to Montreal?
The total flight time between New York and Montreal is of around 01:32 hours on average, considering an average distance of 535 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Montreal compared to New York?
While in New York the temperatures can reach an average of 32.5 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Montreal's temperatures can go up to 30.39 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -23.35 ºC in Montreal, compared to the -11.93 ºC average degrees reported in New York. During the winter period, New York can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Montreal have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between New York and Montreal?
The main airport route flying between New York and Montreal is: John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) to P Trudeau International (YUL). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Delta Air Lines. Air France. American Airlines. Alternatively, you can find New York - Montreal flights between La Guardia (LGA) to P Trudeau International (YUL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Air Canada. Delta Air Lines. United Airlines.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from New York to Montreal?
Airlines with direct flights departing from New York to Montreal are British Airways, Delta Air Lines and Westjet.
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