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Coming to YUL for vacation in Montreal. Flight from US. US citizen. US passport. Global Entry Card. Will arrive in "Transborder Terminal". Will need wheelchair assistance for my wife and I (U.S. airline supposed to provide upon YUL arrival - ha!). I hear of very long Canadian Customs lines. With all of this data, what help/shortcuts are available to us?
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I am traveling to your airport from USA. And will connect then to Milan Italy. After,clearing customs do I have to obtain my luggage. And then carry it to the gate of my next flight? Or will the airline just keep it and route it on my next flight?
We are flying with 2 small dogs from Halifax through Montreal to Fort Lauderdale. How easily is it to move through the airport? Moving through Toronto Airport is terrible and takes a great deal of time. Is it much smoother going through US customs in Montreal? Thank you
Yes, Montreal handles far fewer transborder passengers than Toronto.
Hi, we are flying from Halifax and arrives in YUL at 6pm. We will have two and half hours layover before taking a bus to Quebec. What can we do during this two and half hours? Any restaurants in the domestic arrival terminal?

Many thanks.
I am a U.S. citizen with Global Entry, departing from Montreal with a 6:30 AM flight on United Airlines. I will have a bag that needs checked. How early should I arrive to check-in?
5 AM at the latest.
My 14 year old son will be flying home solo for the first time this summer. He flies in from YSJ and out to LAX so he will need to go through US customs, etc. Where can he go to get assistance to make sure he makes it to his connection gate? I am concerned that he might be overwhelmed and become confused.
The Montreal airport is very simple and not too big. If he just follows signs to US departures when he arrives in Montreal he can't screw up too bad.
I am flying from Ottawa to MTL for a connecting flight to US destination. Is there a dedicated passage way to get me from my domestic arrival gate to my US departure gate and through US customs? is it far? how much time will it take?
Yes, in Montreal you will follow signs to US Departures. You'll want at least 45 minutes for your connection.
Hi, I am traveling from Halifax to Vancouver and will make a transfer at the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL) with only 45 minutes. is this enough time for the domestic transfer? Will I be required to change terminals? I will only have carry-on luggage. Thank you!
Montreal only has one terminal. You have enough time.
Hi... The flight leaves from calgary, lands in Montreal and 1 hour and 15minutes later leaves for Frankfurt. No ned to pick up luggage. Just wondering if the two terminals are close or if its a long walk before I book the flight? Any suggestions? Thanks
Montreal only has one terminal. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.