Montreal Trudeau (YUL) Airport

Montreal Trudeau YUL Airport Overview

Montreal-Trudeau International Airport YUL serves the Canadian Province of Quebec and the City Montreal.  It is Canada's third-busiest airport (and one of eight with U.S. border preclearance).  Increasingly, YUL also serves the northern regions of U.S. states Vermont & New York. Over 60 percent of its air traffic is now derived from international flights.
YUL Airport is located in Dorval, 12 miles or a 20-minute drive from downtown Montreal, and accessible via highways 20 & 520.

With three active runways serving over 13 million passengers per year, Montreal Trudeau International Airport is hub to Air Canada, Air Canada Jazz, Air Transat, CanJet & Sunwing Airlines, and is served by numerous U.S. and international airlines offering nonstop and connecting flights to all points of the globe.

The new on-Airport four-star Marriott Hotel (tel. 514-636-6700 /fax 6600; toll-free reservations 1-866-580-6279) is connected to U.S. Departures terminal by escalator.

The toll-free number for Airport inquiries from Canada, Vermont & Albany (NY) is 1-800-465-1213

Checking in: Depending on the airline you use, you can take advantage of three types of self-service checkin:
- at self-check-in kiosks in the departure area of the terminal,
- via web check-in and
- via mobile check-in. Some airlines even allow you to print out your luggage tags.

Dedicated CATSA security screening lines are now available for transborder flights at Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto Pearson, and Montreal airports.  Eligible 'Trusted Travelers' - including: members of NEXUS & Global Entry programs; Canadian and US military, and aircrew in uniform with valid ID - may  use these lines. Self-serve NEXUS kiosks clear customs and immigration faster.

NOTE: While Trudeau Airport offers US Customs clearance - as of March 15, 2016 arriving visa-exempt foreign nationals (except US citizens and travelers with a valid visa) need an Elecronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Eligible travelers may now apply online for such eTA, and before it becomes mandatory. For more information visit:

The passenger terminal at Montreal Trudeau Airport has Concourses A, B & C.

  • Address:
    975 Romeo Vachon Blvd. North
    Dorval, Quebec, QZ HH4 1H1
  • Website for Montreal Trudeau:
  • Phone: (514) 394 7377 / 1-800-465-1213

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