Getting To and Around Montréal

Travel Team
By Travel Team 2 Min Read

Montréal is an international destination of choice that is easily accessible by land, air, and sea. 

Travelling to Montréal by car is made easier by the various highways and bridges leading right into the city centre, whilst downtown is located a mere 20 minutes from Montréal-Trudeau International Airport.  

Arriving by boat or by cruise ship has also become an increasingly popular way to get to Montréal, as a strategic starting point or destination for thousands of cruise passengers every year. 

Getting around the city on a day-to-day basis is equally hassle-free. The best way to get to know the city is on foot; Montréalers love to walk, and this safe, healthy and budget-wise mode of transportation is one of the best ways to see the city’s lively neighbourhoods, day and night. 

Public transport is another affordable way of getting around Montréal, with a clean, safe and fast metro system and a relatively simple public transit network comprising just four lines connecting downtown to major tourist sites, bus stops and train stations. 

Montréal’s 1,000km of bike paths, high-quality bike rentals and tours, meanwhile, make it a breeze to experience the sights of the city on two wheels. Indeed, the city’s ever-expanding cycle network has been named one of the most bike-friendly in North America. 

Alternatively, admire the view of Montréal from the St. Lawrence River via water taxi, or take a scenic drive on the streets in a rental car. If you prefer to get around by taxi, it’s easy to flag one down on the street, or find them at one of the city’s many taxi stands and hotels.

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