Montreal's international flights arrive at Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport. It is located 13 miles (21 km) west of the city.
The 747 bus to/from the airport runs all day and night, with departures every 7-20 minutes. The fare is $9.00 (CDN), including free access to the metro and bus networks for 24 hours.
Taxis charge a fixed rate of $40.00 (CDN) between the airport and downtown destinations in Montreal
Under a recent agreement with the provincial government, Uber operates during a one-year trial period on a limited basis from the airport. Fares can be lower or higher than taxi fares depending on surge pricing.
You must have a valid passport, and in some cases, you may need a visa. To find out more, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website. For details on what you are allowed to bring in your baggage (gifts, merchandise, etc.), go to: Canada Border Services Agency.
Visa Support Letters
For information on how to obtain a visa support letter, please visit: http://www.acm.org/sigs/volunteer_resources/conference_manual/visas
Public transportation fares and schedules may be found at the STM website. There are many payment options including tickets, non-rechargeable paper stored-value "Occasional" cards and more substantial rechargeable OPUS stored-value cards.
The BIXI bicycle share service can also be used to travel within Montreal.